Chords Lesson

Open E Shapes

Difficulty: intermediate

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If we start with an open E Major chord, and use our free 4th finger (pinky) to move around and find some notes of interest, there are some great shapes that you can easily remember and use. Let's take a look at some below. Start by playing the E Major chord, and play each diagram in the sequence to see each shape to watch the 4th finger move.

E Major