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Freebo's Contributions to JamPlay.com

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Freebo Artist Series

Freebo, acclaimed bassist, guitar player and songwriter walks you through the craft of writing and playing songs.

Lesson 1

Introducing Freebo

In the first lesson of his artist series, Freebo introduces himself as both a person and...

Length: 31:15
Lesson 2

Tuning Your Guitar

Freebo jumps into his first official lesson on the basics of the guitar. Before anything...

Length: 15:53
Lesson 3

Basic Theory

Freebo touches on some basic theory in this lesson, including the very helpful I-IV-V...

Length: 33:51
Lesson 4

Introduction to Songwriting

Freebo starts talking about basic songwriting in this lesson. He uses an original song,...

Length: 18:30
Lesson 5

Basic Song Structure

Freebo talks about basic song structure in this lesson, covering the verse, chorus and...

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Lesson 6

Relative Minors

Freebo continues his discussion on songwriting with a lesson on relative minor chords.

Length: 17:00
Lesson 7

Chord Inversions

In his newest lesson, Freebo talks about chord inversions.

Length: 28:38
Lesson 8

Seventh Chords

Freebo talks all about seventh chords in this lesson.

Length: 22:17
Lesson 9

The Pentatonic Scale

In this lesson, Freebo gets bluesy and takes a close look at the pentatonic scale.

Length: 24:32
Lesson 10

Circle of Fifths

Freebo takes some time to talk about the circle of fifths.

Length: 13:18
Lesson 11

Alternative Chord Progressions

Freebo uses his original song, "My Personal GPS," to demonstrate concepts such as blues...

Length: 24:55
Lesson 12

The Songwriting Process

To help explain his songwriting process, Freebo talks about his thoughts and choices behind...

Length: 32:46
Lesson 13

Picking Techniques

Freebo talks about some picking techniques using an original song called "To The Light"...

Length: 30:35
Lesson 14

Pedaling

In lesson 14, Freebo uses an original song, "How Do I Say Goodbye," to talk about pedaling.

Length: 26:00
Lesson 15

Trouble

In this lesson, Freebo teaches an original song called "Trouble." This catchy tune provides...

Length: 30:02
Lesson 16

Time Signatures

Freebo takes some time to talk about time signatures in this lesson. He uses two songs...

Length: 39:16
Lesson 17

Right Hand Groove

Freebo talks about right hand rhythm and groove using two original songs as examples:...

Length: 37:43
Lesson 18

The Rule of Two

Freebo takes some time to talk about the "rule of two" and how it can be useful in songwriting....

Length: 32:36
Lesson 19

Alternate Tunings: Drop...

In this lesson, Freebo talks about drop D tuning using his original song, "A Soldier At...

Length: 16:42
Lesson 20

Alternate Tunings: Double...

Freebo continues his discussion on alternate tunings with a lesson on double drop D tuning....

Length: 18:04
Lesson 21

Partial Capo

Freebo talks about partial capos and shares some cool ideas for using them. He uses his...

Length: 32:08
Lesson 22

It Goes By Fast

Freebo talks about his original song "It Goes By Fast". He uses this song to talk about...

Length: 25:56
Lesson 23

Before the Separation

Freebo continues his partial capo and songwriting discussion using one of his original...

Length: 23:08
Lesson 24

Something to Believe

Freebo continues the topic of the partial capo and songwriting by using his tune "Something...

Length: 16:17
Lesson 25

On The Parallel Together

Freebo continues his discussion on partial capos in relation to songwriting using two...

Length: 22:24
Lesson 26

Standing Ovation

Freebo leaves us with one last lesson in this series; he performs a beautiful song called...

Length: 26:26