Add interest to your rhythm guitar parts by connecting cords in the key of D Major. Using just two chords, watch Chris Woods demonstrate how to start connecting chords. Chris plays Elixir Acoustic Phosphor Bronze Strings with NANOWEB Coating for their long lasting tone.
Whether you use single notes or double stops, this approach works great on both electric and acoustic guitar!
Breaking down the specific patterns he uses as well as the scales he draws on, Chris of The Chris Woods Groove Orchestra shows how to take this approach and make it your own. If you’ve been stuck simply strumming chords, you’ll soon be able to spice up your rhythm parts with the techniques he demonstrates here!
UK guitarist/composer Chris Woods leads the Chris Woods Groove Orchestra, blending ear-bending, dropped-tuned grooves that frequently combine dark jazz textures and percussive guitars. His career so far has seen him take to stages from Glastonbury to Slovakia’s Mikulášsky Jazz Festival, in addition to writing the definitive guide on the percussive style, Percussive Acoustic Guitar for Hal Leonard Publishing.