Welcome to Learn With the Levitt! Join us on the Levitt’s Facebook page for free guitar lessons from professional guitarist and acclaimed guitar instructor, Tom Burchill. The class meets at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, Jan. 19 and 26 and Feb. 2 and 9, but you can watch the video any time by going to the Levitt’s Facebook page and clicking on Videos. Learn With the Levitt is a partnership with the University of Texas at Arlington Music Department.
Lesson 2 — Intro to Basic Guitar Chords
In the second lesson in our guitar basics series, Tom will introduce you to the “family of chords” on a guitar. He also will explain primary chords in the key of G Major, followed by the chords G, C2 and Dsus. And finally, he’ll get you going with basic strumming — and you’ll be on your way!
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About your instructor
Tom Burchill is a professional guitarist, acclaimed teacher and award- winning jazz band director, gifted arranger, and composer in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. An active freelance guitarist, he performs frequently throughout the area and has impacted many lives through his teaching and his music. Tom teaches private guitar at UTA and is a jazz guitar instructor at Texas Christian University. His former students have won more than 10 Grammy awards combined and have gone on to play with such artists as Snarky Puppy, Count Basie Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis, The Lincoln Center Band, Leon Bridges, Miranda Lambert, Kirk Franklin, Toby Keith, Erika Badu, Prince, Snoop Dogg, Frank Foster, Mumford and Sons, Tedeschi Trucks, and Sheryl Crow. Click here to visit Tom’s website.