Four Big Questions

Is the cole chord concept for me?

  • If you are a beginner. Yes.
  • If you want to accompany yourself on guitar as you sing. Yes!
  • If you don’t want to take the time learning to read music. Yes!!
  • If you want free lessons. YES!!!

What is a chord?

  • When two or more notes are played, or when two or more strings are strummed. (I'm not sure if strummed is even a word, but you know what I mean)

How does the cole chord concept differ from formal guitar lessons?

  • Formal guitar lessons will include music theory, reading sheet music and playing scales.
  • The cole chord concept does not. You simply learn chord formations, then you strum as you sing.
  • Formal guitar lessons take years.
  • The cole chord concept takes minutes.

Who developed the cole chord concept?

That would be me. Tom Cole

  • I am NOT a teacher.
  • I am NOT a guitar player. I'm a singer.
  • So, I am NOT going to teach you to play guitar. I'm going to teach you to teach yourself.

As a singer I could never find a guitar player to play for me when I wanted, so in self-defense I taught myself to play chords. And, I want to share with your how I did it. This method has served me well, as I have been able to work in the country music market for twenty-five years. My guitar has bought a lot of shoes for my kids.

Now having said all this, after you finish the cole chord concept and become proficient with your chords, I would encourage you to seek out a good guitar teacher and learn those scales and the music theory.

There is a whole world of music out there just waiting for you and my hope is that this instruction is just the beginning. That's why it's free. I believe God gives us our talents and all He wants in return is for us to share them with others.

So! Get your guitar and lets get started. Right after you read my disclaimer.


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