(PRWEB) September 13, 2014
In this rhythm guitar lesson, now available on YouTube.com, Alejandra Mesliuk teaches how to play the song Every Breath You Take by The Police. Alejandra starts off by playing the song at tempo so you can hear how it should sound and then she breaks it down so you can easily follow along with her. The song is uses 9th chords which are Dominant 7th chords with the 9th tone of the major scale added and minor 9th chords which are minor 7th chords with the added 9th tone of the major scale. Mesliuk demonstrates the chords as follows; A9, 5th fret of the 6th string with first finger, 7th fret of the 5th string with 3rd finger, 9th fret of the 4th string with 4th finger and 6th fret of the 3rd string with 2nd finger. F#m9 (F sharp minor nine); first finger bared across the 2nd fret, 4th fret of the 5th string with 3rd finger and 6th fret of the 3rd string with 4th finger. D9; 5th fret of the 5th string with first finger, 7th fret of the 4th string with 2nd finger and 9th fret of the 3rd string with 4th finger and finally E9; which is the same as D9 but played one whole step higher. Guitar TAB’s are available for this guitar lesson at GuitarControl.com.
The Police were an English rock band formed in 1977 in London, England. The band gained commercial success in the late 1970’s until they disbanded in 1986. Over the course of their career they released five albums and are ranked number 70 on Rolling Stone’s list of Top 100 Bands of All Time.
Alejandra Mesliuk is from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She studied jazz guitar harmony and under the method in Temperley Berklee School of Music by Ariel Ferreyrola. She has been an area teacher and clinician for the last 10 years in electric guitar, classical, and musical language. She is currently working on a solo album.
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