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As guitarists, we tend to memorize shapes without ever really knowing why. The goal of this course is to provide you with the fundamentals to “see” the skeletal structure of the chords and scales you already know, in order to unlock new shapes and sounds. Horace Bray delivers an all-encompassing course on triads; one of the cornerstones of unlocking melody and harmony across the neck.Lessons from Horace Bray
This course serves to unlock the chaotic, ear-perking tonality and technique of modern country guitar. We will tackle high speed alternate picking, cross picking, hybrid double stops, altered lines, bends and various weaponry to give your playing that deep fried sass that only comes from country chickin pickin guitar.Lessons from Andy Wood
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.Learn Blues Guitar
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.Lessons from Andre Nieri
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.Lessons from Mike Dawes
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.Lessons from Yvette Young
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.Lessons from Aaron Marshall
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.Lessons from Phil Keaggy
Knowledge is key, experience is paramount. While learning from 1-on-1 lessons proves beneficial, neglecting the opportunity to learn from a variety of guitar pros is a bit crazy. Learn more and view all guitar teachers.
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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.
Harold W. Arberg - The Caissons SongJim 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 TheeJim 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 - TapsJim Deeming teaches a simple rendition of the military trumpet tune "Taps."
- Jun 26th, 2018 at 3:47 pm CDT
Song Lesson - The Halls of MontezumaHere 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 BeautifulWhat 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 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
If you're on your way to learning electric guitar but still have some problems, this course is for you.
A brand new study of deconstructing popular sounds and using the core concepts to create a new style; all your own.
This course will provide you with the skills, confidence and knowledge you need to whip out your guitar and strum some tunes.
Study the style of Eddie Van Halen. Includes tips, techniques and examples complete with tracks.
Fine tune your rock guitar skills with 15 JamPlay-exclusive songs. Learn melody, rhythm and composition.
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