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The All-Important and Flexible C7 Chord Position
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The All-Important and Flexible C7 Chord Position
Not only is the C7 chord position a very important and vital position for any guitarist, but it’s what can be done with the C7 chord that is most infinitely amazing and intriguing!

The C7 chord is one of the most movable and flexible of all chord positions, and the left-hand dampening that is associated with it is key to its many uses. In today's lesson we will work on moving it up and down the neck, and then learning to “squeeze” the chords to get the rhythms tighter and funkier.

One of the really cool aspects of the C7 chord positions are the lead up basslines that can be incorporated with them. I urge you to concentrate on some of these funky runs and positions as a way of further understanding the true variety and flexibility of what can be created with this very important chord form.—Arlen Roth

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Arlen Roth

Music lesson pioneer Arlen Roth is the quintessential guitarist. An accomplished and brilliant musician — and one of the very few who can honestly say he’s done it all — Roth has, over the course of his celebrated 35-year career, played on the world’s grandest stages, accompanied many of the greatest figures in modern music and revolutionized the concept of teaching guitar. Read More...

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