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Play Expressive and Soulful Lead Guitar

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About the Course

Ready to stop playing scales and start playing music? This course with David Isaacs will teach you how to make every note count and start phrasing like a pro. You will learn how to use rhythmic techniques, fret hand techniques and knowledge of the fretboard in addition to learning how to make your guitar sing like a human voice. This course will have you sounding better in just 3 days.


Here are few highlights of things we will cover in this course:

  • Using Rhythm in Lead
  • Moving Around the Neck
  • Play Lead With the Chords
  • Make Your Guitar Talk
  • Use Scales Musically
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About our Live Courses

We have upgraded, revamped, and organized in-studio, live weekly workshops broadcasted in 1080p. These focused, task-based workshops include full tablature, interactivity with the instruction, and even homework each week. We are bringing live, educational instruction into the next generation with this platform.

5,000 Lessons

In 2016 and 2017, we completely re-engineered our recording studio with top of the line gear, including a full suite of 4k cameras complimented by a new audio outfit. The result is beautiful live streams to your computer, in qualities as high as 1080p!

79 Instructors

Each live course is supplemented with full tablature, music notation, and even backing tracks. Our live lessons are focused, planned, and even give you homework options on how to improve and look forward to the following week.

Live Lessons

Our staff fields questions from the audience throughout each section, and opens the "classroom" up for questions throughout each course. You also have the ability to call in live with your own video stream!


Our live platform has been a major focus over the past 18 months, and we are very excited to fully unleash it's capability! Attend any of these courses with a full JamPlay subscription and get the benefit of full interaction with our instructors in a focused, planned course. We even have the ability to field your questions with live video call in!

Full Course Schedule

And of course, we keep everything, so if you miss a week you can always watch our archive of live courses. Tabs, backing tracks, and a full course PDF are provided for students, along with homework for each week! Interact with other students along with David and get the instruction you need to advance your playing.

Date Topic

Week 1

10/28/2016 at 12pm Get Access

Use That Rhythm

We take a look at just what the word phrasing means, and how phrasing can benefit our guitar playing. In this first lesson we also take a look at the rhythmic elements of phrasing.

Week 2

10/28/2016 at 3pm Get Access

Gesture and Shape

Any musical statement is a sequence of shorter musical ideas or melodic gestures. In this lesson we will take a look at how to use this idea and knowledge to improve your playing.

Week 3

10/28/2016 at 6pm Get Access

Call and Response

Some of the best songs of all time made extensive use of the call and response technique. Want to know how to use this to make yourself better? Come on in.

Week 4

10/29/2016 at 12pm Get Access

Scaling the Scale

Learn how to make your lead sound so much better using these few simple tweaks.

Week 5

10/29/2016 at 3pm Get Access

Make Beatiful Melodies

Learn just how much beautiful music can be made using only the C major open position. You will learn how to do a lot with a little, which happens to be he hallmark of many of the world's best players.

Week 6

10/29/2016 at 6pm Get Access

Move up the Neck

In this session we will learn a new scale position and talk about using rhythmic patterns to sound cool. Also, let notes ring out longer and create space to sound oh-so-sweet.

Week 7

10/30/2016 at 12pm Get Access

Follow the Chords

One of the quickest and easiest ways to make your solo sound amazing is to emphasize notes that are also part of the chord. This secret will make you sound better almost overnight.

Week 8

10/30/2016 at 3pm Get Access

Slip and Slide

Learn how to move around the neck using slides and glide shifts. This will make your playing smoother and more soulful.

Week 9

10/30/2016 at 6pm Get Access

Make the Guitar Talk

Make your guitar talk by using slurs, bends, slides and other useful techniques. Give your guitar a real voice!