Lesson Plan


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Lesson notes

Found in so many songs and played by nearly every great player, suspended chords are a very special category of chords with a very unique sound. Sus2 and Sus4 chords are a great (and fairly easy) way to inject a whole lot of new color and life into your playing and songwriting. This lesson will take you on a tour of these mysterious and ambiguous sounding chords and by the end you’ll be jamming to all your favorite songs. • Includes a breakdown of the theory behind suspended chords • Detailed explanation of how to change major or minor chords into suspended 2 and suspended 4 chords. • Sus2 and Sus4 chords in the key of D in root positions • Licks corresponding to each chord type and an explanation of “see” these shapes