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Miche Fambro Lessons

Miche Fambro, a dynamic songwriter and performer, delves into the world of acoustic guitar. Instead of focusing on specific techniques, Miche heavily covers meta guitar concepts that can truly facilitate growth as a musician.

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Miche picks up his nylon string guitar and demonstrates his beautiful style of writing songs and unique techniques.

Lessons in this Series:

Lesson 1

Interview with Miche Fambro

To open his artist series, Miche talks with the JamPlay staff about himself, the music business, and guitar playing in general.

Length: 37:09 Difficulty: 0.5 Member Only
Lesson 2

Intro to the Series

This lesson is the official start to the lesson series with Miche Fambro. In this lesson he introduces himself and talks about the pros and cons of playing left handed.

Length: 14:43 Difficulty: 0.5 Member Only
Lesson 3

Instrument Explanation

In this lesson, Miche explains his instrument and how he uses it for percussive sounds.

Length: 11:20 Difficulty: 1.0 Member Only
Lesson 4

Percussive Technique

Miche covers the basics of using your guitar as a percussive instrument.

Length: 12:45 Difficulty: 2.0 Member Only
Lesson 5

Hand Care and Exercises

Miche Fambro talks about proper stretching and hand care. He also demonstrates some valuable left hand exercises.

Length: 31:23 Difficulty: 2.0 Member Only
Lesson 6

The Picking Hand

In this lesson, Miche discusses the picking hand. He explains its importance to rhythm and also covers some basic flamenco techniques.

Length: 24:25 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Lesson 7

Song Dynamics

Miche Fambro explains how dynamics greatly enhance the emotional intensity of a song.

Length: 11:23 Difficulty: 2.0 Member Only
Lesson 8

The G Major Scale

Miche Fambro introduces the G major scale. He also provides further instruction on position playing.

Length: 7:23 Difficulty: 2.0 Member Only
Lesson 9

Intervals and Scales

Miche introduces the concept of intervals, one of the core building blocks of music. He also returns to the topic of scales and positions.

Length: 11:38 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 10

Songwriting Tips

In this lesson, Miche Fambro shares several helpful tips on songwriting and creating melodies.

Length: 9:55 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Lesson 11

Vocals and Guitar

In this lesson, Miche Fambro provides insight into the world of singing, accompanying vocals, and different musical styles.

Length: 17:09 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 12

Fun Tapping Idea

Miche demonstrates a unique tapping idea that is easier to play than one might think.

Length: 2:07 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 13

Value of Music Theory

Miche discusses music theory and explores its benefits as well as its pitfalls.

Length: 9:45 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 14

Alternate Tapping Idea

Miche Fambro presents another fun, yet simple tapping idea.

Length: 2:11 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 15

Composure

Miche Fambro discusses how important composure is when playing live. Proper composure can make the difference between being applauded or laughed off stage.

Length: 5:44 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 16

Chord Concepts

Miche introduces several new chord concepts that add color and excitement to any progression.

Length: 15:49 Difficulty: 2.5 Free Sample Lesson
Lesson 17

Chord Concepts : E and E7

Miche Fambro takes the chord concepts from the previous lesson and applies them to the E and E7 shapes.

Length: 6:13 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 18

Chord Concepts : Scales

Miche Fambro demonstrates a technique that will enable you to play scales within the context of familiar chord shapes.

Length: 10:41 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 19

Fingerpicking Exercises

Miche demonstrates some right hand finger exercises and explains how they can benefit all fingerpickers.

Length: 22:58 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 20

Finger Exercise Wrap-up

Miche finishes talking about the finger picking exercises he demonstrated in the last lesson and gives some pointers on how these techniques can be used.

Length: 2:57 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 21

Useful Triads

Miche Fambro introduces several major triad shapes that can be used to spice up your playing and improvisation.

Length: 17:26 Difficulty: 0.0 Member Only
Lesson 22

Minor Triads

Miche introduces the minor triad shapes and shows how they can be applied in a musical context.

Length: 9:58 Difficulty: 0.0 Member Only
Lesson 23

Triads and Jazz Chords

Miche explains how the triad shapes he taught previously can be expanded into more exotic jazz chords.

Length: 14:54 Difficulty: 0.0 Member Only
Lesson 24

Creative Chord Usage

Miche demonstrates how you can add flavor and variety to any chord simply by changing up one note.

Length: 6:53 Difficulty: 0.0 Member Only
Lesson 25

Shifting the Octave

Miche will demonstrates how changing up the octave of a chord or triad can add variety to a chord progression. He also includes some of the creative note switching techniques from the last lesson.

Length: 10:58 Difficulty: 0.0 Member Only
Lesson 26

Fretting Hand Exercises

Miche Fambro will introduce several fretting hand exercises which will increase your flexibility and accuracy.

Length: 7:11 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Lesson 27

Pick Hand Exercises

Miche returns with three amazing picking hand exercises.

Length: 10:03 Difficulty: 2.0 Member Only
Lesson 28

Triads, Arpeggios, and Scale Notes

Miche talks about triad positions and demonstrates how they relate to scale and arpeggio patterns.

Length: 11:39 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Lesson 29

Triads, Positions, and Pentatonic Scales

Miche Fambro talks about triad positions and how they relate to the pentatonic patterns.

Length: 6:14 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 30

Triad Variations

Miche Fambro shows several interesting variations you can play using the triad positions you have already learned. This lesson is inspired by classical guitar playing.

Length: 7:45 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 31

Open Triads

Miche Fambro introduces the concept of open triads and talks about how they can be used.

Length: 8:08 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 32

Progression and Melody

Miche explains how to add variety to any song by varying the voicings used in the chord progression.

Length: 5:32 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Lesson 33

Horizontal Pentatonic Scales

Miche Fambro demonstrates how the pentatonic scale can be used horizontally on the guitar, instead of the more traditional vertical method.

Length: 9:34 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 34

The Second Interval

Miche Talks about how the second interval and how it can be creatively used to enhance your musical prowess.

Length: 7:53 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 35

Fingerpicking Exercises

Miche introduces two fingeripcking exercises that are not only good for beefing up your picking chops, but also for finding exotic new sounds.

Length: 14:09 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Lesson 36

Fingerstyle Exercises Part 2

Miche returns to the world of fingerstyle exercises and offers up other interesting variations.

Length: 8:30 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 37

Finger Exercises and Playing Scales

Miche introduces several valuable new finger exercises within a common major scale pattern.

Length: 15:39 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Lesson 38

New Finger Exercises

Miche shows a few alternate finger exercises for the picking hand that work the muscles in a different fashion.

Length: 10:32 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Lesson 39

One Finger Exercises

Miche teaches some one finger exercises which are designed to keep all of your fingers in tip-top shape.

Length: 12:02 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Lesson 40

Chord Substitutions

Miche Fambro demonstrates how chord substitutions can be used to spice up a chord progression.

Length: 12:39 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Lesson 41

Am7 Possibilities

Miche Fambro uses the Am7 chord to demonstrate interesting ways you can improvise in the A Dorian tonality.

Length: 7:41 Difficulty: 0.0 Member Only
Lesson 42

Fingerpicking Arpeggios

In this lesson, Miche demonstrates how powerful arpeggios can be. He begins by demonstrating a sequential pattern within A minor and then moves into D minor.

Length: 9:25 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 43

The D7 Chord and Brazilian Sound

Miche gives a few valuable tips that can be used to add a Brazillian flavor to a chord progression. He talks about how playing the 5th on the low string of the guitar instead of the root can add a certain flair to a chord progression.

Length: 13:21 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Lesson 44

Brazilian Chord Progressions

In this lesson, Miche discusses how you can give a chord progression a beautiful Brazilian quality.

Length: 5:46 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 45

Music and Different Generations

Miche takes a short break from teaching guitar to talk about why each generation having their "own" music is a good and healthy thing.

Length: 4:22 Difficulty: 2.0 Member Only
Lesson 46

Music and Marketing

Miche Fambro offers a few choice insights into the world of music and marketing.

Length: 8:48 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
Lesson 47

The Guitar as a Percussion Instrument

In this lesson Miche demonstrates how an acoustic guitar can be turned into a complete percussion instrument.

Length: 13:21 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Lesson 48

Diminished Chords

Miche talks about diminished seventh chords and offers up his insights on how they can be used.

Length: 18:52 Difficulty: 3.0 Member Only
Lesson 49

Ninjas

Miche Fambro demonstrates one of his original songs entitled "Ninjas."

Length: 3:53 Difficulty: 2.5 Member Only
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