Brendan Burns

Brendan Burns

Brendan is a Guitar instructor at JamPlay.com

Brendan has been passionate about music since childhood. He began his studies on trumpet, in elementary school, and then moved to guitar as a teenager. He holds a Bachelor's Degree from Berklee College of Music, and has studied with Norm Zocher, Joe Stump, Bret Willmott, Bob Pilkington, Jay Weik, Tim Miller, & Charlie Banacos. While at Berklee, Brendan was a member of the Music Mentoring Program, teaching private lessons to gifted high school students. He is currently teache... (more)

Brendan currently offers 177 guitar lessons at JamPlay, with 5 beginner lessons, 103 intermediate lessons and 69 lessons in our Artist Series.

Introductory Guitar

The basics of the basics. Join Brendan for his 5 part series designed to get you started down the road of playing guitar!

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Introductory Guitar Part 1

In his first beginning guitar lesson, Brendan draws on his vast teaching experience and imparts some of the basic things every guitar player should know. As in all the lessons in this series, Brendan will give you three things to work on with each lesson: Chords, Melody, and Rhythm.

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Introductory Guitar Part 2

Brendan continues his introductory series for guitar, adding more chords, melodic exercises and rhythmic exercises to further you in your playing ability!

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Introductory Guitar Part 3

Brendan continues his Introductory Guitar series with three new chords, a challenging melodic exercise, and a rhythm exercise.

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Introductory Guitar Part 4

In week number 4, Brendan shows you his chord transition strategy and introduces the major scale!

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Introductory Guitar Part 5

In the final lesson of this series, Brendan sends you on your way with some great tools: strumming chords and playing the minor pentatonic scale!

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