Watch the Not Finished w/ Diminished online guitar lesson by Corey Congilio from 50 Blues Rhythms You MUST Know

Like all the chords we’ve been learning, the diminished chord has a number of different fingerings.

This example is a midtempo shuffle with a few added twists. I’ve tossed in another diminished shape. I’ve also added some half step moves as well as the common I-VI-II-V progression.

I’ll explain this type of progression next. For now, try this useful blues rhythm.

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