TUESDAY TIP… 3 ways to use your capo...

November 9, 2021

1. Use the capo to change key

If the song seems too low to sing, try a capo a few frets up and see if it better suits your voice.

2. Use the capo to play in an easier key...

If the song is in a key with bar chords you can use a capo to make it easier to play. A song in the key of Bb can be played in G with a capo on the 3rd fret - and no bar chords!

3. Use the capo to lower the action on your guitar...

Some guitars just aren't set up real well. The strings are a long way from the frets and chords are hard to hold down. Try a capo on the first fret to bring the action down. Tune up as normal with the capo on.

The capo is your friend!

Grab a capo and explore playing with it in different positions. Song ideas can come to life with a capo up a few frets. Explore...


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