Jim Deeming has 146 guitar lessons and videos at JamPlay, with 25 beginner lessons, 34 intermediate lessons, 29 song lessons, 10 lessons in our Artist Series, 34 Lick & Riff Library entries and 14 entertainment videos. Use the tabs below to learn more.
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Fingerstyle master Jim Deeming teaches you the basics of guitar playing. With over 30 years of experience teaching and playing, Jim will definitely start you in the right direction. This is a great series for beginners and guitarists looking to refresh their knowledge.
In this short lesson, Jim Deeming will introduce himself and talk about his upcoming lessons....Length: 6:12
Jim gives his thoughts on purchasing your first guitar.Length: 7:09
Jim discusses the importance of setting goals. He provides some tips that will help steer...View This Full Lesson!
Jim Deeming walks you through the process of changing your strings. He gives some excellent...Length: 41:09
Jim introduces proper playing technique. Then, he explains how to play your first chord.Length: 52:24
Jim teaches you the 3 primary chords in G major. He also explains how chords relate to...Length: 39:15
Jim discusses a plethora of right hand techniques that are essential to guitar playing.Length: 35:19
This lesson provides additional information about chords and keys.Length: 19:08
This lesson is all about playing. Jim will start you off playing a song. You will have...Length: 20:10
Jim teaches you a few more commonly used chords. Then, he discusses a technique known...Length: 40:54
Jim covers all possible fingering options pertaining to the basic open A chord shape....Length: 17:42
Jim talks about the future of his Phase 1 guitar series and where to go from here.Length: 4:18
Jim delves into basic music theory. He starts from square one in this lesson.Length: 29:00
Jim Deeming invites you to a veritable chord fiesta. He demonstrates common dominant...Length: 43:00
This lesson is all about movable chords. Learn the importance of barre chords and other...Length: 40:00
Jim Deeming explains how to create a productive practice routine. Make sure you aren't...Length: 30:00
Many guitarists use their pinky as an anchor. Jim explains the pros and cons of this...Length: 9:00
Jim discusses an important technique--palm muting. He explains how palm muting is used...Length: 7:00
Jim Deeming covers the basics of reading guitar tablature. Knowledge of tablature will...Length: 21:12
Jim explains various tuning methods. He provides useful tips and tricks that will ensure...Length: 31:45
Jim is back with another "let's play" style lesson. He teaches the classic song "Red River...Length: 52:38
Jim Deeming introduces drop D tuning. Drop D is a popular alternate tuning used in many...Length: 25:25
Jim Deeming breaks down the song sections to the classic tune "Wayfaring Stranger".Length: 29:20
Jim Deeming takes another, more focused look at drop D tuning.Length: 6:27
Jim Deeming discusses how to use a metronome for practice, skill building, and speed building.Length: 24:02
ADAPTED FROM JIM'S PERSONAL BIOGRAPHY FOUND AT JIMSGUITAR.COMJim Deeming got his first guitar - the one pictured on the right - when he was only six years old. His Dad was taking fingerpicking lessons, and Jim wanted to be just like him.