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Learn how to play twelve of the most popular songs from the legendary band, The Beatles.
Guns N' Roses guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal joins the JamPlay team and puts together an amazing set of lessons.
Robb Flynn and Phil Demmel, guitarists for legendary metal band Machine Head, have just recorded lessons for JamPlay!
With 18 albums, Don is recognized as one of the finest solo guitarists in the world. His lessons are now online at JamPlay!
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Take the basic Travis picking technique and add a melody within the picking pattern. The use of passing tones, or notes not in the chord will add interest and tension.
- Oct 2nd, 2014 at 8:00 am CDT
Tyler Grant opens his series by demonstrating proper left and right hand techniques.
- Oct 1st, 2014 at 10:58 am CDT
Preston demonstrates a cornucopia of left hand techniques that use a barre. This includes "barre hammers," "barre pulls," "barre hammer slides," and the "barre hammer slide pulls".
- Oct 1st, 2014 at 10:57 am CDT
Welcome to Tyler Grant's series on Bluegrass Flatpicking. Tyler offers a vast history of awards and live experience that defines his knowledge of how to successfully accomplish the skill of utilizing a pick on an acoustic guitar.
- Oct 1st, 2014 at 9:52 am CDT
The first thing all good improv players know, is their chords. The CAGED system is a tried and true method for understanding different chord positions on the guitar. In this lesson, Marcelo gives you his take on the CAGED system.
- Sep 30th, 2014 at 6:00 pm CDT
Brendan Burns is back and going deeper in to his Eric Clapton series. Lesson 16 starts focusing more on Cream and the pop/blues ideas that Eric Clapton is using at this time.
- Sep 30th, 2014 at 5:11 pm CDT
"How can you play any solos if you don't know your chords?" Marcelo looks to remedy this situation with his new Theory and Improv with Marcelo series. Learn foundational aspects of chording, along with the modes and scales that will make you a complete improv player!
- Sep 30th, 2014 at 8:00 am CDT
Preston discusses how he uses his right hand to generate percussive sounds. This lesson covers hammer-ons, double hammer-ons, and "barre hammers". He also talks about combining left and right hand techniques.
- Sep 29th, 2014 at 10:07 am CDT
This is a great exercise for learning to use only certain fingers on your fingerpicking hand. And for your fretting hand, intervals a great way to add harmony and depth to melodic lines!
- Sep 29th, 2014 at 10:00 am CDT
Mix blues elements with progressive rock and you get this cool improvised solo by Prashant Aswani. Learn the solo and figure out the rhythm, then take parts of both and apply them to your own writing!
- Sep 29th, 2014 at 9:00 am CDT
Preston talks about how the left hand is used in his "Integrated Percussive Technique." This includes left hand hammer-ons, pull-offs, overtones and how to dampen strings.
- Sep 26th, 2014 at 10:36 am CDT
Learn a VERY melodic solo and hone in on the intricate rhythm beneath it. Focus on creating hooks and melody in your soloing and making that the main thing that people hear.
- Sep 25th, 2014 at 11:50 am CDT
Preston explains how he is able to play his over-the-neck style without hurting his hands and uses a hammer-on to illustrate the point. This lesson is quick, easy and crucial to playing his style.
- Sep 24th, 2014 at 11:12 am CDT
Travis Picking is a standard for the singer/songwriter. It does a great job of laying underneath a vocal and a song with a story. Learn the basic building blocks for this technique.
- Sep 24th, 2014 at 10:00 am CDT
Brendan Burns returns to his Style of Eric Clapton lesson series with a review so far. This lesson takes a comprehensive look at all the styles and techniques in Clapton's playing arsenal through his playing with John Mayall. After completing this review Brendan will move the series on to Clapton's work with Cream.
- Sep 23rd, 2014 at 5:22 pm CDT
Take the basic elements of guitar playing, blend them with a sense of the world around you, and learn how to create songs! Work on skills like Travis picking, strumming, singing and playing at the same time as a springboard for creating your own music.
- Sep 23rd, 2014 at 8:00 am CDT
Preston talks about percussion, why he prefers not to call this style "tapping," and introduces the first basic exercise.
- Sep 22nd, 2014 at 10:10 am CDT
Fingerpicking arpeggios in a forward manner is a natural motion for most of us. In this lesson, Marcelo takes on the less comfortable motion of playing arpeggios in the reverse motion.
- Sep 22nd, 2014 at 10:00 am CDT