The Laughing Rag begins and ends with a diminished with a few stacked in between verse and chorus. Download the PDF below and have a read through before previewing the video tutorial and attempting the training exercises.
Chord Dampening Technique
Dampening the chords provides a unique rhythmic sound that really brings the music alive, especially when played in a duo with melody over the top.
Chord Dampening - High Voicings
Here we examine the dampening technique using higher chord voicing to those regular ones down in the bottom 4 frets.