Watch the Different Tonalities online guitar lesson by Stu Hamm from Stu Hamm U: Slap Bass

Using the open string as different chord tones can completely change the tonality of the song that you are playing or writing.

If you think of the open G string as the root, you can play a B on the D string for a major 3rd or a B flat to make it a minor 3rd, thereby making the tonality G minor instead of G major - check it out!

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