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When To Use Shortcut Chords

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This week on Guitar Insider, I respond to a question from Nagharaj, who asks if it's okay to use a Cadd9 shape instead of the regular C shape - because it feels easier. This is a variation on a very common and important question I get often, so in this episode we'll dive into the concept of "shortcuts".

We'll explore this topic within the context of chords, and I'll show you even more cool "shortcut chords" and talk about how and when to use them. This philosophy applies to anything from open chords to advanced lead techniques: use the shortcut as much as you can and make sure to explore the long way as well.

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Instructor Anders Mouridsen