Basic Guitar – The A Minor Chord

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Expert musician Franklin Taggart demonstrates how to play a A minor chord on the guitar.

    Franklin Taggart

    Franklin Taggart is a guitarist, singer/songwriter, recording engineer and record producer based in Silver Spring, MD. He's played guitar since 1975 and has been involved in some aspect of performing, recording and composing ever since then. He also is a well known guitar teacher in the Washington, DC area. He has been nominated for many WAMMIE awards from the Washington Area Music Association, winning the Traditional Folk Instrumentalist category in 2001. His first CD Falling All the Way has received excellent reviews from a variety of sources and was also nominated for seven WAMMIE's.

    Hi, I am Franklin Taggart. I am a guitar teacher and a guitar player and I would like to show you the A minor chord. First finger plays the first fret of the second string. The middle finger plays the second fret of the fourth string and the ring finger plays the second fret of the third string. For the A minor chord, you strum the bottom five strings and that is how you make an A minor chord.