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Pentatonic scale extensions, guy playing guitar
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.

Jimmy Page riffs on guitar Image by Dana Wullenwaber
Applying arpeggios to guitar solos and fills
Adapting licks to scale positions
3 notes per string major scale
Playing pentatonic scales up and down the neck
Play chord progressions by position
Guy learning minor triads on guitar

Minor Triads on Guitar

In part one of guitar triads we looked at major triads and how you can learn these triads based on the CAGED guitar system. In this lesson we’ll take a look at minor triads. If you need a review of triads and how they’re formed, check out part one again. Otherwise, let’s get started!