Rich grew up in Southern California and lived life on the beach for most of his life. Wanting to do something fun for a living he pursued guitar as a career. After graduating from Berklee College of Music, Rich spent time teaching and understanding how to have a voice through the instrument. Gradually work and travel started to pick up which lead to a decade and a half on the road and in the studio. He has had the privilege of working with artists like Amy Grant, Vince Gill, Allison Krauss and Tommy Walker. (More)

Rich's Contributions to JamPlay.com

Rich Nibbe has 8 videos at JamPlay, with 1 song lesson and 7 lessons in our Artist Series. Use the tabs below to learn more.

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Style of John Mayer

Explore the unique style and techniques of John Mayer.

Lesson 1

Introduction to John...

Rich Nibbe and JamPlay are proud to present another "In the style of" series, this time...

Length: 16:21
Lesson 2

Pentatonic Scale

Rich Nibbe takes a look at how you can apply the pentatonic scale in the style of John...

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Lesson 3

Sixth Intervals

Rich Nibbe demonstrates how John Mayer adds interest to his playing by adding sixth intervals.

Length: 8:06
Lesson 4

John Mayer Acoustic...

Rich Nibbe explores the acoustic guitar's role in John Mayer's playing. Learn about alternate...

Length: 17:12
Lesson 5

Licks and Influences

Rich Nibbe takes a took at a variety of licks in the style of John Mayer and the artists...

Length: 7:04
Lesson 6

John Mayer Inspired...

Rich Nibbe plays a super catchy John Mayer inspired track. Then, he dissects each section...

Length: 15:39
Lesson 7

John Mayer Inspired...

In part two, Rich Nibbe takes a close look at the leads on the John Mayer inspired track...

Length: 11:15