In this lesson, Fender Play instructor Scott Goldbaum will guide you step by step on how to tune your guitar to open G. Learning how to play in open G tuning will unlock even more doors as you progress as a guitar player. Open G tuning is an alternate tuning that allows guitarists to play a G major chord without having to touch any frets or use a capo. Open G tuning gets its name from the open G chord because it requires guitarists to tune their strings to the notes that make up a G chord: G, B, and D.
Tuning to Open G 01:07
Songs in Open G 4:35
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