Chris Liepe is back with a huge lesson on an American classic. Elvis Presley presented "Heartbreak Hotel" to the world over 50 years ago and still to this day it is a staple in classic Rock & Roll sound. With this lesson you will learn the standard version made famous by Elvis himself, as well as an improvised version that Chris has written himself to coincide with the songs melody's. This is jam packed with music theory as well as great information as to how the original song was written.
Taught by Chris Liepe in Songs with Chris Liepe seriesLength: 65:44Difficulty: 2.5 of 5
Chris Liepe is an amazingly versatile player and teacher. With a background that includes professional recording and mixing, piano playing and guitar Chris brings a unique perspective to his lessons.
Ladies and gentlemen of JamPlay, we are proud to introduce a new instructor by the name of Chris Liepe. Chris has masterfully crafted a wicked rendition of "Carol Of The Bells" for this lesson. Here he...Length: 25:00 Difficulty: 4.0 Members Only
Chris brings his ingenuity to this lesson on the American folk song called "Where Did You Sleep Last Night?" Also known as "Black Girl" or "In The Pines," this song provides a great opportunity to add...Length: 26:06 Difficulty: 2.5 FREE
Chris Liepe teaches both the original version of "Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis as well as his own improvised version.Length: 65:44 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Chris Liepe brings forward this monster lesson on his original song entitled "Love Someone."Length: 73:18 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Chris Liepe teaches the EVE 6 song "Inside Out." Here, Chris demonstrates every aspect of the song.Length: 93:59 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Chris presents an explosive and extensive lesson on the EVE 6 song entitled "At Least We're Dreaming." Here Chris covers the main guitar parts as well as the additional overdubs. Also included is an acoustic...Length: 54:22 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Chris Liepe breaks down "Here's To The Night" by Eve 6. Here, Chris uses the acoustic guitar to replace the orchestral sequencing featured in the original recording of the song.Length: 57:06 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Imagine the music stylings of Switchfoot, Queen, and Audioslave all wrapped up into a timeless holiday favorite.Length: 68:28 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Chris Liepe breaks down this classic Judas Priest song.Length: 61:01 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Chris Liepe teaches a classic Judas Priest song entitled "Breaking The Law." Chris introduces this very catchy song in a way that is perfect for beginners. If it's your favorite song and you already know...Length: 39:17 Difficulty: 1.0 Members Only
Welcome to Chris Liepe's demonstration of "I Hate Everything About You" by Three Days Grace! This is a fantastic beginner song that introduces drop D tuning.Length: 43:14 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Chris Liepe takes an in depth look at the song "Long Way Down" by the Goo Goo Dolls. This song is a great example of how to write simple, powerful, guitar-driven songs like those that were very popular...Length: 53:14 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Chris Liepe demonstrates this fantastic 80's rock song entitled "Living After Midnight" by Judas Priest. This song has some great entry level information for anyone who is looking to step up his/her rock...Length: 34:54 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Chris Liepe teaches the classic Nickelback song "How You Remind Me" from their 2001 album entitled Silver Side Up.Length: 35:58 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Chris Liepe teaches this acoustic Plain White T's song simply titled "1,2,3,4". This is a simple song, however it offers a great opportunity to work with a second acoustic player to add layers and character...Length: 37:03 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Welcome to Chris Liepe's rendition of the song "Hip To Be Square" by Huey Lewis and the News! Chris utilizes this song to show how playing sax lines on guitar can result in a rockin' guitar solo. Enjoy!Length: 51:50 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
The song "You" by the artist Candlebox was released in 1994 and presents some very catchy rhythm parts as well as a wicked guitar solo that will allow a beginner player to get a taste of some intermediate...Length: 56:54 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Chris Liepe has created a very unique guitar rendition of the song "Let it Go" from the movie Frozen. This offers a great look into the world of adapting guitar like sounds into a song that was never originally...Length: 47:07 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
About Chris Liepe
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Chris Liepe was born on September 17th, 1981 in Portland OR. His first instrument was piano which he pursued until discovering his love for the electric guitar in high school. He became fans of such groups as Soundgarden, Collective Soul and U2 inspiring him to start singing, songwriting and helping others in their musical endeavors with teaching, co-writing and album production.
Having moved to Colorado with his family, he began gigging, recording and teaching in a number of music stores as well as out of his apartment until deciding to pursue music full time. He moved to Denver, CO to complete a Bachelors in Music Technology and was then hired on by Sweetwater Productions, a division of Sweetwater Sound and one of the largest, most successful recording studios in the Midwest.
Chris spent nearly 4 years at Sweetwater as a producer, recording engineer, studio musician and writer. During this time he had the privilege of working with many artists including Augustana, Landon Pigg, Jars of Clay, and Mercy Me. He also wrote for and played on numerous independent albums and hundreds of radio/TV commercials.
Wanting to get back to his favorite State in the world (Colorado) and feeling the urge to 'go freelance', Chris moved to Greeley, CO and opened his own recording and teaching studio. He continues to write and produce music for artists and agencies and is happy to be among the proud JamPlay.com instructors.
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