This year is already shaping up to feature an awesome roster of new teachers, artists and revered musicians. Your JamPlay Membership gives you access to all lessons, from all teachers. Find our latest additions below.Access All Courses
Slide guitar is perhaps the closest we can get to replicating the human voice on the guitar. In his series "Speaking With the Slide", world renown slide player Ariel Posen will guide you through slide scale positions in standard and open tuning, as well as teaching you to use such freeing techniques as playing behind the slide that will open a world of possibilities for your slide playing!
Suited for guitarists of all skill levels, Gretchen aims to show how techniques can unlock creative freedom and inspire new ideas. We tackle alternate picking, volume swells, harmonics, sweep picking and tapping. Five techniques which can provide a practical method to invoke inspiration and grow your musical vocabulary. 30 lessons in 4k quality with supporting tabs and play-along tracks.
Winner of the ultra-prestigious Gibson Blues Guitarist of the Year, Artur Menezes, now joins the JamPlay roster of artists and educators. We are excited to announce his course, The Evolution to Modern Blues, covering the past, current, and future of this beloved genre. Equipped with full tabs, playalong tracks and spanning 31 lessons, Artur walks you through the time-honored traditions of Blues, then into "his world" of modern blues techniques and flavorful additions.
Andy Wood offers a crash course in telecaster abuse. If you have heard players like Guthrie Govan, Zakk Wlyde or Brad Paisley slaughter some country lines, this course serves to unlock this chaotic, ear-perking tonality and technique.
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.
Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, Horace is a Jazz player through and through. His first album, Dreamstate, garnered much acclaim and he has been touring and teaching professionally ever since. His new course teaches how to move beyond basic chords and create fresh ideas that resonate. Taking a hands on approach, the course features musical examples, practice videos, and deep explanations on the why, not just the how.
Learn the roots and flavors of this timeless style by navigating the roadmap of storied bluesman throughout history. Stuart Ziff, accomplished musician and educator,
dedicates 40 lessons to this timeline. 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.
We will break down the style and technique of each of these musicians, complete with playthroughs, exercises, and accompanying backing tracks. The goal is not just playing the blues (though that will come), but understanding the story, history, and evolution of the sound throughout the past 5 decades.
The Strandberg-wielding, polyrhythmic tapping technician herself is here to set the record straight and document her unique approach to guitar. A multi-instrumentalist from a young age, Sarah Longfield is now being praised for both her bombastic covers and dazzling original compositions. Her JamPlay exclusive course reveals her advanced techniques, how she creates and records her music and much more.
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 harmoniously fuses unique flavor with beautiful phrasing, tonality and timing. This JamPlay exclusive course covers the gamut of techniques and concepts to achieve this unique style.
If you are interested in writing or learning music that is melodic, emotionally driven, and harmonically detailed, then this course is for you! Break out of the usual habits and go-to chord shapes you are familiar with, and get inspired by the world of open tunings. Yvette will introduce you to how they can be utilized in writing full-sounding, melodic music, along with dedicated lessons for various techniques and song-writing tips.
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. This course applies to all skill levels.. from the beginner player starting to discover modern fingerstyle techniques, to the seasoned veteran looking to add more dynamic and versitility to their craft.
From chord progressions and melodies, to rhythmic devices and riffs, Aaron will show us that modern guitar music revolves around thought-provoking song writing, written to stand strong for years to come. Learn how to curate elements of a compelling instrumental guitar piece, with an emphasis on effective themes and motifs.
Take the opportunity to explore a Master Course from one of the best musicians to grace the guitar. A JamPlay.com exclusive, this 46 lesson course will cover the songs, techniques, and styles that have defined the history of Phil Keaggy. With 45 years of touring and 70+ studio albums, Phil is one of the most admired guitarists in music.
Tony MacAlpine defines modern musical virtuosity. Fusing the elements of jazz, progressive rock, and classical music, Tony has proven that he truly is one of rock's most amazing and versatile musicians. From "Edge of Insanity to "Concrete Gardens", this exclusive Master Course will cover the 30 signature styles of Tony MacAlpine.
The 15 Rules of Rock Guitar
This course features 15 rock songs that are exclusive to JamPlay. Each song will be broken down into rhythm and melody and then dissected in great depth. Beyond that, you will learn how to improvise over JamTracks, write creative melodies and solo sections, learn how to write riffs, and much more. This really is a comprehensive toolbox for instrumental rock players.
Sugarman's Shredding Revolution
This course is all about discovering and creating ways to develop understanding of two-hand synchronization, one of the core foundations of clean playing. If you’ve ever felt like one of your hands seems to fall behind the other, or you tend to get ahead of yourself in one way or another, you are well aware of how frustrating this problem can be. But don't worry, we can fix it.
Acoustic Artistry and Modern Fingerstyle
Award-winning Canadian fingerstyle guitarist Calum Graham aims to transform the average fingerstyle player into an artist. Using a modern approach to fingerstyle guitar, Calum teaches you techniques in the context of his own songs to get you on your way to composing your own beautiful fingerstyle songs.
Telecaster-Style Country Chops
Tyler Grant provides an in-depth look at the classic country genre from the perspective of the electric guitar. Throughout the lesson series, you will learn tips, tricks and vocabulary that embodies this genre as well as profiling the iconic guitarists that helped shape it's signature sound.
The Style of the Grateful Dead
Nashville guitarist and teacher, Dave Issacs, breaks down the fundamentals that made The Grateful Dead so powerful. From in depth improvising techniques, adding Jazz to the Blues, learning Pentatonic flavors, to finding melody in chords, you will learn the secrets that Garcia and Weir used to move millions of people with their guitar playing. Dave goes over different Melody, Rhythm, and Harmony concepts that will give you all the tools and techniques necessary to follow in the footsteps of the masters.
Rock Rhythm Guitar Essentials
Rock guitarist John Shannon takes you on a journey to improve your rhythm playing. Effecting all facets of rock playing, rhythm is the foundation of quality playing. Learn to rock hard, efficient and not get stuck at one tempo.
Finding Your Voice: Improvisation
Join GIT graduate and professional guitar player, Michael Palmisano as he explores his personal approach to improvising on guitar. Relying heavily on his loop pedal, Michael walks through the theory and mindset that goes into playing over chord progressions and crafting beautiful melodies and solos. This is a very hands on course!