Filmed in HD, around 2 hours on a dual layer DVD.

In this video Derryl reveals the system he uses for mastering chords of every kind and learning them all over the neck. He covers everything from simple triads to the most complex altered 13th chords. He guarantees that if you follow this simple, easy to understand approach, you too will be a chord master, gain a massive chord vocabulary, and the ability to create new and interesting chord voicings. You will be able to play any chord that you encounter in chord charts and variations of it all over the guitar.

Have you ever been stumped when trying to understand chord voicings by players such as Allan Holdsworth and Eric Johnson? Have you been bewildered when you come across slash chords? How about only knowing a few ways to play a given chord? Gone are those days! Upon completing my course you will have a thorough understanding of chords and chordal harmony.

He also shares with you how to create chord scales and substitutions which will spice up your comping and progressions. Additionally, he explains the scalular origin of each chord which will help you to know which scales to use when soloing over these chords. If you have trouble knowing what scales to play over sus chords, slash chords, altered dominant chords, any chords, don’t worry, he got you covered. He concludes the video with an original composition entitled “Images”.

All the chords are displayed on screen as he plays. Learning this tune is like having a master class in substitutions because he plays the tune 3 times over using different substitution each time. This is a must have for any serious guitarist no matter what style of playing. Over 200 examples and on screen fretboard diagrams are provided as well as Power Tab and PDF transcription files. Pick up your copy today and begin your journey in mastering chords and harmony!


The Major Triad
The Suspended Triad
The Lydian Triad
The Minor Triad
The Add4 Triad
The Diminished Triad
The Augmented Triad
Triadic Chord Scales
Open Voicings
Major 7 Drop 2
Major 7 Drop 3
Open Seventh Voicings
Major 7 Chord Types
Dominant 7 Chord Types
Minor 7 Chord Types
7th Chord Scales
9th Chords
11th Chords
13th Chords

All examples are transcribed in the Power Tab and PDF formats (standard notation and tab).

Release date: 2013

Regions: All