Combining Open and Barre Chords

By Darren DeFranco

Hey everybody,

In this lesson we’re going to talk about some tips and strategies you can use to combine open and barre chords. Lots of guitarists mix and match these two types of chords to get the fullness of open chords with the punchiness of barre chords. We’ll show you the most efficient way to do it!

Good luck guys!


Here are couple open to barre chord transitions you can practice with:

1) Open A – F# minor (root 6)

2) Open D – B minor (root 5)

3) Open E minor – F major (root 6)


One Comments to “Combining Open and Barre Chords”
  1. twigs says:

    Hi again,
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