John Frusciante of Red Hot Chili Peppers playing guitar Flickr photographer Chad Carson [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Man playing guitar chords

Chord Functions in the Major Keys

Chords within a given key have a function, or role they play within the key. Understanding these chord functions can help you understand why some chord progressions sound good while others sound not so good.

Applying arpeggios to guitar solos and fills
Play chord progressions by position
Learning minor arpeggios on guitar

Learning Minor Arpeggios on Guitar

In this lesson we take a look at the minor arpeggio. We’ll learn what makes up a minor arpeggio, how it differs from the major arpeggio, and its various shapes found on the fretboard.