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Rock Guitar Lessons (FREE)

From the 1950's to the present, rock and roll, along with its wide range of sub-genres, has dominated popular music. JamPlay instructor Matt Brown offers a fresh perspective on applying essential guitar techniques to the rock style.


Take a look below to check out the different teachers that cover rock. You can scope out the entire series or sample it out by clicking to view the free lesson.

Rock Guitar with Brad Henecke

Rock Guitar with Brad Henecke

Focus: With over 50 lessons and 15 hours of instruction, Brad Henecke brings you the biggest and most comprehensive lesson series at JamPlay. This series begins by reviewing basic concepts, then progressing to advanced rock technique, scale applications, chord progressions and more.

54 Lessons Series Details
Rock Guitar with Matt Brown

Rock Guitar with Matt Brown

Focus: Matt Brown offers up 14 lessons in the realm of rock and roll. This series begins with lesson on proper practicing and scale theory basics, then moves into advanced playing applications such as soloing, improvisation and more.

44 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Rock Guitar with Chris Liepe

Rock Guitar with Chris Liepe

Focus: If you like instrumental rock guitar, this series is for you. This series covers three on a string scales, melodic invention, the CAGED system, modes and implementation and Arpeggios. Chris will demonstrate all the things that help you phrase and play with an instrumental rock influence.

16 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Pop & Classic Rock with Lauren

Pop & Classic Rock with Lauren

Focus: Using her own songs and recordings as examples, Lauren teaches us that it's not what you know, but instead how you USE what you know. This series covers tons of great chord voicing ideas, arranging tips, and production techniques as well as general music theory applied to real music!

24 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Instrumental Melodic Rock Solo

Instrumental Melodic Rock Solo

Focus: Learn an entire guitar solo inspired by such greats as Joe Satriani and Steve Vai. Although you’ll learn the solo lick by lick, each lesson also serves as an in-depth study in technique, music theory and songwriting perspective.

15 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Progressive Rock Solo

Progressive Rock Solo

Focus: Learn a full progressive rock solo lick by lick in this series of lessons. Each lesson teaches a lick from the solo, or an alternative lick that can be played over the progression, and a variety of different skills and techniques.

13 Lessons Series Details
Classic Rock Guitar

Classic Rock Guitar

Focus: Will Ripley picks up where he left off in his Phase 1 Beginner series with this series: Classic Rock Guitar. Through original tracks in the styles of great artitsts that Will has prepared for this series, you will learn all the techniques you need to know to make you sound like you just stepped out of the classic rock era!

43 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Rockabilly With Stuart Ziff

Rockabilly With Stuart Ziff

Focus: Learn the styles of Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley, Gene Vincent and more! Join Stuart Ziff in a comprehensive study and application of Rockabilly guitar. Learn with real musical examples and composed material that, with some hard work and dedication, will have you playing right along with the greats!

36 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
50 Years Of Guitar

50 Years Of Guitar

Focus: Join Dave Isaacs for a comprehensive course covering some of the most well-known sounds of the last 50 years in guitar playing. Come straight out of Isaac's Phase 1 series and learn songs in the style of The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, The Eagles, Stevie Wonder, and more! You'll also learn how to practice new techniques and apply more musical ideas as you work through each musical example.

29 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details

Other Rock Series:

Style of Joe Satriani

Style of Joe Satriani

Focus: Joe Satriani. You will learn the music theory and guitar techniques essential to the style of Joe Satriani. David will cover certain Hammer on and pull off techniques and demonstrate samples that best depict Joe at his best

7 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Style of David Gilmour

Style of David Gilmour

Focus: David Gilmour. You will learn the music theory and guitar techniques essential to the style of David Gilmour. Wallimann will cover certain scale options and demonstrate samples that best depict Mr. Gilmour at his best.

5 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Style of Tom Morello

Style of Tom Morello

Focus: Tom Morello! Here you will learn all the different techniques; from pedal work to guitar sounds that Tom creates. Chris will also demonstrate a killer In the style of song that you can learn and be creative with.

7 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Style of Jimi Hendrix

Style of Jimi Hendrix

Focus: In this "In the Style of" series, Brendan Burns discusses and demonstrates the stylistic traits of the iconic guitarist Jimi Hendrix

7 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Style of Steve Vai

Style of Steve Vai

Focus: Chris Liepe is here to guide you into the world of Steve Vai. Utilizing well known techniques to demonstrate where Vai makes his own "Sound", Chris brings you on board to bring a little Vai technique to your playing!

7 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Style of The Rolling Stones

Style of The Rolling Stones

Focus: Brendan Burns takes an in-depth look at the guitar styling of legendary rock band The Rolling Stones. Specifically, Brendan breaks down the techniques and conceptual ideas in Keith Richard' and Mick Taylor's playing.

12 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Dave Weiner Artist Series

Dave Weiner Artist Series

Focus: Take lessons with acclaimed instrumental guitarist and longtime 2nd guitarist for Steve Vai's band, Dave "David J" Weiner. In his exclusive artist series on JamPlay, Dave uncovers many concepts that are often over looked. The ongoing theme in his series is have fun and make music!

21 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Lessons With Steve Stevens

Lessons With Steve Stevens

Focus: Take lessons with rock legend Steve Stevens, guitarist for Billy Idol.

9 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Joel Kosche Artist Series

Joel Kosche Artist Series

Focus: Joel Kosche, guitarist for Collective Soul and solo singer/songwriter, will dissect his style of playing and demonstrate all of the juicy tidbits.

16 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Bumblefoot's Artist Series

Bumblefoot's Artist Series

Focus: Unconventional... Diabolical... Just plain crazy! Learn a fresh, quirky and MUSICAL approach to extreme guitar playing! Bumblefoot takes you through many exercises of the mind and hands to take your playing to the next level!

20 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Lita Ford Artist Series

Lita Ford Artist Series

Focus: Early Punk Rock guitarist Lita Ford offers and great look into the world of what it was like to be a growing famous female professional guitarist!

15 Lessons Series Details
Style of Paul McCartney

Style of Paul McCartney

Focus: Join Larry as he examines the style of Paul McCartney.

10 Lessons Series Details
Style of Slash

Style of Slash

Focus: There's no doubt that Slash of Guns 'n' Roses is one of the most influential guitarists to come out of the decade of the 80's. Join Will Ripley as he dissects the key elements of Slash's style! Will tackles everything from Slash's tone and gear, to his unique way of approaching solos and lead guitar playing.

17 Lessons Series Details