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It is an exciting time to be a JamPlay Member, with new courses from Yvette Young, Aaron Marshall, Phil Keaggy and Tony MacAlpine now available. Learn more about these artists below.
Mike Dawes is hailed as one of the world’s finest and most creative modern fingerstyle guitar performers, amassing over 50,000,000 video views for his compositions and arrangements. We are excited to now welcome Mike as our newest JamPlay artist, with an exclusive course now available.
Hand her a violin, cello, piano, guitar or paint brush.. and Yvette Young will deliver. We are excited to now welcome this refreshingly talented, multi-instrument songstress as our newest JamPlay artist, with an exclusive guitar course now available!
Elegant motifs, infectious melodies, compelling riffs, resounding song structure. Front man and founder of instrumental band Intervals, Aaron Marshall is one of the top young artists of the new breed of melodic composers. We are excited to now announce an exclusive Master Course available for purchase or streaming.
45 years of touring. Over 70 studio albums. Phil Keaggy is one of the most admired guitarists in music. This Master Course will cover the 30 principles that have made him one of the world's finest players. Offered in 1080p and supplemented with tabs, JamTracks, and Master PDF.
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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.
New Course: Functional Rock Guitar TheoryWill Ripley brings us an easy to follow approach to music theory: Functional Rock Guitar Theory. Designed for someone just out of the beginner stage of guitar playing, Functional Rock Guitar Theory breaks down the concepts that you will use in your everyday playing. In addition, it is geared towards rock and blues guitar, which means it is tailored to concepts that will advance your playing in those genres!
- Jan 29th, 2018 at 12:17 pm CDT
Mike Dawes Master Course Now AvailableStart your fingerstyle foray under the tutelage of a world-class player. Mike Dawes teaches you to go from a fingerstyle newbie to playing some of his most advanced compositions. 33-lessons to both inspire and challenge any guitarist, exclusively from JamPlay.
- Jan 27th, 2018 at 6:42 pm CDT
Aaron Marshall Master Course #22: Melody in a Complex ProgressionAaron is once again taking a look at melody from the standpoint of a progression. This time he uses the same exercise in a more complex manner.
- Dec 24th, 2017 at 4:42 pm CDT
Aaron Marshall Master Course #21: More on Interesting ProgressionsUsing his song By Far and Away, Aaron discusses his use of interesting chord progressions.
- Dec 23rd, 2017 at 4:41 pm CDT
Aaron Marshall Master Course #20: Analyzing a Chord Progression for a MelodyIf you've ever struggled to come up with a melody that works for a given song, a good path to take is analyzing the chords you're playing over. In lesson 20 Aaron discusses his approach to analyzing a chord progression to create a melody.
- Dec 22nd, 2017 at 4:41 pm CDT
Aaron Marshall Master Course #17: LimitationAaron Marshall discusses creative limitations to help aid in the song writing process. He uses "I'm Awake" as an example.
- Dec 19th, 2017 at 4:39 pm CDT
Aaron Marshall Master Course #16: My Chorus Needs a Hook!One of the biggest components of a meaningful and rememberable chorus is the hook! Aaron Marshall discusses his thought process here using Sure Shot as an example.
- Dec 18th, 2017 at 4:38 pm CDT
Aaron Marshall Master Course #15: My Song Needs a Chorus!Using the hook to Sure Shot, Aaron discusses his approach to creating a song chorus.
- Dec 17th, 2017 at 4:37 pm CDT
Aaron Marshall Master Course #14: Now Where Does My Song Go? Part 2Lesson 14 continues the discussion on where your song goes after establishing a melody or have riffs to work with.
- Dec 16th, 2017 at 4:36 pm CDT
Aaron Marshall Master Course #13: Now Where Does My Song Go? Part 1Now that you've got a little inspiration in the form of a melody and a riff, you might start asking yourself where the song goes from here? Aaron discusses approaches to continued song writing using Sure Shot as an example.
- Dec 15th, 2017 at 4:36 pm CDT
Fine tune your rock guitar skills with 15 JamPlay-exclusive songs. Learn melody, rhythm and composition.
Rock guitarist John Shannon takes you on a journey to improve your rock rhythm playing.
Find out how to unlock your inner voice and unleash it on the guitar in this inspiring course on improvisation.
Explore the world of classic country with 29 music-packed lessons.
Learn the most common theory concepts that every rock player needs to know. Become a better player today!
Start your fingerstyle foray under the tutelage of a world-class player Mike Dawes.
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