A capo is not to be used as a crutch. You should still know what key you are playing in.
Double Dots means the scale is repeating itself – an octave
If you consistently practice, your muscle memory and ability to memorize these things will come extremely fast.
JP showcases a G7 capo. Put it pretty close to the fret so that when it bends the string it’s only slight, otherwise it will send the whole guitar out of tune.
4th fret using G formations. Open string E the G chord was 3 away from open. Once the capo is on you count 3 up from the capo, not the nut. G chord now becomes B (even thought you’re using the G formation), C becomes E etc
The minute you put the capo on you have to realize and assess where you are. You can use any formation you want, but you need to be able to communicate the actual note that’s on your guitar.
JP shows the C formations as well. C shape is now playing an E etc.
Disregard the space between your capo and the headstock.
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