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We are back with an awesome Blues Icebreaker lesson from Hawkeye Herman.. who can get you playing blues in 5 minutes (seriously).
Freebies! This week we are offering up an epic pack of exclusive JamTracks. A free sample from our library of over 700 tracks!
On March 31st at 5:30pm, we will be hosting another awesome live event.. this time with expert percussive player, Dustin Prinz.
We are back with another episode of our Weekend Warrior series, and this one is for the tone nerds and tinkers!
Unlike traditional "learn quick" consumer teaching products, we provide an ongoing guitar teaching service - not just a one-time product. We are constantly producing new lessons to help you learn to play guitar. Find our most recent additions below.
Do you ever feel like you are wearing mittens while you are trying to practice your guitar playing? If you have ever experienced this sensation, this lesson is for you!
- Apr 17th, 2015 at 10:00 am CDT
You will be introduced to a simple A minor scale and then learn a song that helps you get your new scale under your finger tips!
- Apr 16th, 2015 at 10:00 am CDT
These simple, musical tools can take you a long way. Use your index and middle fingers to play a simple Am chord and a simple E chord. You'll also learn how to read chord charts and play through another fun real-world example that includes a little more advanced chord.
- Apr 15th, 2015 at 10:00 am CDT
Learn a simple 1-string melody and take in a little info about what a "key" is. You can learn the melody and have a friend strum the rhythm... Or do it the other way around!
- Apr 14th, 2015 at 10:00 am CDT
Power chords are some of the most simple and ubiquitous tools for playing and making great songs. Learn the most basic shapes and put them to use right here! Dave also discusses the beginnings of strumming and note values.
- Apr 13th, 2015 at 10:00 am CDT
Learn the E7 and Am chords and then immediately put them to use with a simple song. Play along to the provided backing track and feel like you're part of the band... It's only your 4th lesson! Keep up the good work!
- Apr 12th, 2015 at 10:00 am CDT
Nothing accompanies a simple songwriter idea like the travis picking technique. Nomad covers travis picking with both the fingers and the pick and applies it in a few different contexts.
- Apr 11th, 2015 at 10:00 am CDT
Learn hand position, posture and see how to set your playing up for success when it comes to your fret hand. Dave goes in depth with his discussion and demonstration of hand mechanics. Don't miss this lesson!
- Apr 10th, 2015 at 10:00 am CDT
Tune up, learn your way around your guitar, and explore a simple, musical picking exercise to help you learn the string names. You'll be playing right out of the gate!
- Apr 9th, 2015 at 10:00 am CDT
Don't get stuck learning chords, scales and theory with nowhere to apply the things you work on. Take the "David Isaacs" approach and learn the guitar by using real music. You'll be playing along with simple song examples after the second lesson!
- Apr 9th, 2015 at 9:00 am CDT
Mix up some fingerpicking, a little slap, and some chord melodies and you have a John Mayer tinged passage that will inspire your songwriting and your grooving.
- Apr 8th, 2015 at 10:00 am CDT
Continuing on with Pentatonic Scale Patterns, Ian teaches patterns 4 and 5 and then shows what happens with the scale patterns after that.
- Apr 7th, 2015 at 10:00 am CDT
Get your pick ready and practice incorporating single picked notes into your strum patterns. You'll learn how to target key notes and further your melody sense while keeping time.
- Apr 6th, 2015 at 10:00 am CDT
In part one of his Pentatonic Scale Patterns, Ian covers the first three (of five) patterns. Make sure you have these under your belt before moving on to the next lesson.
- Apr 6th, 2015 at 10:00 am CDT
Sometimes strumming can get a bit boring. Sometimes fingerpicking can be a bit to calm sounding. But if you take a little strumming, a little finger technique and throw in some percussive playing, you've got a really nice sounding mixture.
- Apr 5th, 2015 at 10:00 am CDT
Unlock the melodic potential within simple chords. Accomplish this by looking at the chord in the context of a neighboring notes in a scale. Once you combine a few chords together using this approach, your progressions, AND your melodies are going to have new life!
- Apr 4th, 2015 at 10:00 am CDT
The last lesson took many of the chord ideas discussed in the previous lessons and got a little more "song-like" with the examples. In this lesson, you'll have a chance to contextualize fingerpicking lines in the same way. Have fun!
- Apr 3rd, 2015 at 6:29 pm CDT
We've spent some time focusing on what can be done in specific keys with open strings backing them. Now we are going to take some of these ideas and apply them to mini song examples. We're not specific to any one key. Instead, we look at ways to connect chords in a Pop-like way.
- Apr 2nd, 2015 at 1:30 pm CDT