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Blues Masters & Disciples

Learn the styles of the legends. View full course information, or Pre-order for full Ownership.

Learn the roots and flavors of this timeless style by navigating the roadmap of storied bluesman throughout history. We start with T-Bone Walker, move to the “three kings” of B.B. King, Albert King and Freddie King... then dissect their “disciples” of Mike Bloomfield and Duane Allman. 40 lessons with tabs and accompanying JamTracks.

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Guitar Lessons from Sarah Longfield View full course information, or Pre-order for full Ownership.

An exclusive, in-depth study of virtuosity on extended range guitars that will challenge and inspire guitarists of all backgrounds. Sarah Longfield teaches rhythm, soloing techniques and musicianship that helped her to build a career doing what she loves.

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Guitar Lessons from Andre Nieri View full course information, or Pre-order for full Ownership.

From blending Flamenco phrases with rock leads, to Bossa-Nova infused Blues, Andre Nieri delivers a unique sound to match his unique story. Hailing from Brazil with degrees in Jazz and Brazilian Performance, his playing fuses unique flavor with beautiful phrasing, tonality and timing.

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Guitar Lessons from Mike Dawes Join Now for Streaming Access, or Order for full Ownership.

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. We are excited to now welcome Mike to our JamPlay roster, with an exclusive course now available.

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Guitar Lessons from Yvette Young Join Now for Streaming Access, or Purchase for full Ownership.

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 to JamPlay, with an exclusive guitar course now available.

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Guitar Lessons from Aaron Marshall Join Now for Streaming Access, or Purchase for full Ownership.

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.

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Guitar Lessons from Phil Keaggy Join Now for Streaming Access, or Order for full Ownership.

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 more.

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New Lessons & Noteworthy Updates

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.

Harold W. Arberg - The Caissons Song

Harold W. Arberg - The Caissons Song

Jim teaches the traditional Army song, which is typically also called "The Army Song" or "Caissons Go Rolling."
  • Jun 26th, 2018 at 3:49 pm CDT

Thomas Arne - My Country Tis of Thee

Thomas Arne - My Country Tis of Thee

Jim Deeming teaches both a simple and advanced version of the classic American tune "My Country Tis of Thee."
  • Jun 26th, 2018 at 3:48 pm CDT

Daniel Butterfield - Taps

Daniel Butterfield - Taps

Jim Deeming teaches a simple rendition of the military trumpet tune "Taps."
  • Jun 26th, 2018 at 3:47 pm CDT

Song Lesson - The Halls of Montezuma

Song Lesson - The Halls of Montezuma

Here is Jim's fine arrangement of the patriotic classic - "The Halls of Montezuma" a.k.a. The Marine Corp Hymn. This arrangement taught on acoustic guitar is reminiscent of something Chet Atkins or Jerry Reed would play, and includes a little familiar surprise melody at the end. Check it out!
  • Jun 23rd, 2018 at 10:00 am CDT

Song Lesson - America the Beautiful

Song Lesson - America the Beautiful

What happens when you combine a beautiful, classic melody with modern guitar tone and technique? You get Chris Liepe's version of America the Beautiful! Join Chris as he shares his unique, delay driven rendition of this American classic.
  • Jun 22nd, 2018 at 10:00 am CDT

New Course: Functional Rock Guitar Theory

New Course: Functional Rock Guitar Theory

Will 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 Available

Mike Dawes Master Course Now Available

Start 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 Progression

Aaron Marshall Master Course #22: Melody in a Complex Progression

Aaron 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 Progressions

Aaron Marshall Master Course #21: More on Interesting Progressions

Using 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 Melody

Aaron Marshall Master Course #20: Analyzing a Chord Progression for a Melody

If 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
Learning Campfire Songs Learning Campfire Songs

This course will provide you with the skills, confidence and knowledge you need to whip out your guitar and strum some tunes.

The Style of Eddie Van Halen The Style of Eddie Van Halen

Study the style of Eddie Van Halen. Includes tips, techniques and examples complete with tracks.

Rules of Rock Rules of Rock

Fine tune your rock guitar skills with 15 JamPlay-exclusive songs. Learn melody, rhythm and composition.

Rockin' Rhythm Guitar Rockin' Rhythm Guitar

Rock guitarist John Shannon takes you on a journey to improve your rock rhythm playing.

Finding Your Voice Finding Your Voice

Find out how to unlock your inner voice and unleash it on the guitar in this inspiring course on improvisation.

Classic Country Chops Classic Country Chops

Explore the world of classic country with 29 music-packed lessons.

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