Altered Dominants for Guitar, Part 2

Posted by on Jul 23, 2023 in Guitar, Guitar Chords, Jazz, Music Theory | One Comment

Shapes in the ‘E’ Position

Hi Folks

Welcome to the second installment in my series on altered dominant chords. Last lesson I introduced you to the basic theory of altered dominant chords. In this lesson I demonstrate the most common chord shapes for the guitar, limiting myself to the ‘E’ type CAGED position (where the root would lie on the E string. Some of the shapes are challenging if you haven’t attempted this kind of thing before as they involve barre-ing with non standard fingers like the 3rd or 4th. However, don’t let this difficulty put you off as altered dominants are amongst some of the most aurally compelling chords know to man. The video is here:

And the guitar pro tab can be found here (extra big chord boxes included!):

Altered Dominants #2


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