A chord melody is a way of arranging a song so that a single guitar does all the work providing melody and harmony, and usually a bass part as well.
These mini-lessons for guitar are short guides to help you understand basic music concepts, guitar techniques and other topics that occur frequently in your day to day guitar playing. The idea is to give you a quick refresher should you happen to need it on any given topic.
Knowing the basic structure of the twelve bar blues will help you immensely as both a guitarist and a musician, particularly if you want to play and jam with other musicians. Here’s a guide to explain how it works.