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Virtuoso guitarist Andre Nieri teaches soloing techniques and strategies that have made him a "guitar hero for the next generation". Inspired by all genres of music, Andre blends it all together to create his unique genre-defying sound. We are excited to now welcome him as our newest JamPlay artist. Learn more below.

Lesson 1

Series Introduction

Born in 1986 and hailing from Brazil, Andre showed musical inclination at an early age....

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Lesson 2

Muting Strings

In this lesson, Andre discusses and demonstrates the art of string muting. To create the...

Length: 11:17
Lesson 3

Bending the Strings

Used in both Bossa and Rock styles, bends add articulation and nuance to music. In this...

Length: 5:38
Lesson 4

Arpeggiating Chords

In the most simplest of terms, an arpeggio is a broken chord with notes played independently...

Length: 8:35
Lesson 5

Pop Rhythm

It's time to start working with backing tracks. In this lesson, Andre teaches a short...

Length: 11:10
Lesson 6

Bossa Rhythm

The Bossa styles of Brazil are considered traditional music and are heavily influenced...

Length: 10:48
Lesson 7

Acoustic, Meet Electric

In this lesson, Andre discusses his approach to playing electric and acoustic guitars...

Length: 8:46
Lesson 8

Rumba Rhythm

In this lesson Andre covers his interpretation of the traditional Spanish Rumba rhythm....

Length: 6:52
Lesson 9

Arpeggio Techniques

Andre is back with another lesson on the arpeggio technique. He delves more deeply into...

Length: 6:16
Lesson 10

Note Choice is Everything

Taking into account chord and scale choices, Andre discusses his approach to creating...

Length: 12:57
Lesson 11

Scale Chords

In this lesson Andre talks about a concept that he calls scale chords. Trying to keep...

Length: 5:31
Lesson 12

Dynamic Soloing

Great melody and solo work is not all about rhythm and note choice. In this lesson Andre...

Length: 6:16
Lesson 13

Fingerpicking

Andre returns with another technique based lesson. This time he discusses and demonstrates...

Length: 10:54
Lesson 14

Alternate and Fingerpicking

In the previous lesson you learned about fingerpicking. In this lesson, Andre discusses...

Length: 9:22
Lesson 15

Let's Legato

In this lesson Andre teaches you a legato pattern that he commonly uses in his own compositions....

Length: 6:41
Lesson 16

Sweep Picking

" In this lesson Andre discusses the mechanics of sweep picking and how he incorporates...

Length: 7:45
Lesson 17

Alternate Picking

It is time to take another look at alternate picking. In this lesson, Andre goes more...

Length: 5:55
Lesson 18

Rock Brazilian Samba

Andre is back with another lesson that infuses different genre's guitar styles and techniques....

Length: 32:45
Lesson 19

Metallic Latin Harmony

Just like the lesson you viewed previously, this one blends the Latin and Metal genre's...

Length: 37:01
Lesson 20

Rock Flamenco

In this lesson Andre discusses how to bring the flamenco style to the electric guitar...

Length: 31:20
Lesson 21

Blues Flamenco

Keeping with the Flamenco theme, in this lesson you will be blending the blue genre in...

Length: 27:46
Lesson 22

Shred Flamenco

Now it's time to break out those sweep and alternate picking chops and lay down some Shred...

Length: 38:14
Lesson 23

Bluesy Bossa

In this lesson, Andre revisits the blues, but this time blends it with the Bossa style....

Length: 22:59
Lesson 24

Jazzy Bossa

In this Jazzy Bossa lesson, you are drawing from similar styles. Andre teaches an entire...

Length: 24:52
Lesson 25

Jazzed Up Pop Ballads

In this lesson you will be thinking smooth jazz and pop. Channeling your inner John Mayer...

Length: 33:41
Lesson 26

Blues Pop

Have you ever though about blending Blues, Jazz and Pop styles? While this may seem out...

Length: 25:16
Lesson 27

Pop Funk And R&B

Once again, you will be blending three genres of music. In this lesson, you will take...

Length: 34:32
Lesson 28

Melodic Rock Pop

This lesson is all about the musical conversation between the electric and acoustic guitar....

Length: 22:18
Lesson 29

Progressive Rock Pop

In this lesson you are still thinking about pop, but this time blending in progressive...

Length: 24:56
Lesson 30

Rocky Fusion

In this lesson, you will learn how to play melody through a complex set of chord changes....

Length: 28:31
Lesson 31

Rock Gets Jazzy

Learn how to incorporate a dynamic yet aggressive approach to lead playing over complex,...

Length: 29:26
Lesson 32

Shredding on an Acoustic

Andre shows how to shred on the Acoustic guitar over a Rock track. This might sound unusual,...

Length: 32:37
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Andre Nieri was born in Brazil in 1986. At a young age, Nieri was taken by music and first began playing his first chords. At the age of 7 he was inspired by bands like Metallica and Pearl Jam, however the Brazilian Jazz music called "Bossa Nova" played a huge influence in his musical background. "Being raised in Brazil was a great opportunity to get exposure to a variety of music styles. Definitively, Brazil is one of the most musical countries that I've ever been", says Nieri. In 2004, Andre was admitted to the most renowned music conservatory in Brazil and 4 years later he graduated with a degree in Jazz and Brazilian Music. Soon after, he started touring the country with some Rock bands as well as working on his English skills; all the while thinking on broadening his horizons in the near future. At the beginning of 2011, he participated in major Guitar Contests from many countries. He won the "French Guitar Contest" in the same year. Currently, he's been working on the composition of his first solo record in which he will blend several styles such as rock, samba, fusion, and blues. Andre Nieri was born in Brazil in 1986. At a young age, Nieri was taken by music and first began playing his first chords. At the age of 7 he was inspired by bands like Metallica and Pearl Jam, however the Brazilian Jazz music called "Bossa Nova" played a huge influence in his musical background. "Being raised in Brazil was a great opportunity to get exposure to a variety of music styles. Definitively, Brazil is one of the most musical countries that I've ever been", says Nieri. In 2004, Andre was admitted to the most renowned music conservatory in Brazil and 4 years later he graduated with a degree in Jazz and Brazilian Music. Soon after, he started touring the country with some Rock bands as well as working on his English skills; all the while thinking on broadening his horizons in the near future. At the beginning of 2011, he participated in major Guitar Contests from many countries. He won the "French Guitar Contest" in the same year. Currently, he's been working on the composition of his first solo record in which he will blend several styles such as rock, samba, fusion, and blues. The local media quote him as the main up and coming guitar hero for the next generation in the region. Nieri is a International Bogner Amplifiers Artist. "Andre's playing is beautiful and shows an incredible control of technique, time, rhythm, phrasing and soul. His playing approach is unexpected, unpredictable and never cliche or contrived. There's something uniquely special about his playing and he's just getting started. So remember his name, Andre Nieri, because we'll all be hearing much more from him" says Bogner’s website. "Andre Nieri’s major influences are: Tom Jobim, Bach, Allan Holdsworth, Scott Henderson, Eric Johnson, SRV, Jimi Hendrix, Michael Landau, Wayne Krantz, Guinga, MarcusTardelli, Raphael Rabelo, Brett Garsed, Nelson Veras, Hermeto Pescoal, John Petrucci, Chris Potter, John Coltrane, Messiaen, Pat Metheny, Pat Martino... and the list goes on and on"...