We’ve all heard the excuses for why you’re not picking up the guitar. One excuse that we’ve often heard is that it’s too late to start playing. Whether it be due to age, health, etc. you’re convinced that you’ve missed your shot to learn how to play guitar. Luckily there’s people like us, who are
Learning how to play the guitar is a blast! Everything is a mystery and every day is a new revelation! But learning and practicing guitar can also be frustrating. We need to understand that frustration is not something external, we create it ourselves. If we can create it, then we can surely beat it too.
There’s a big lie that guitar players tell themselves. Have you ever gone to play something on guitar that you could play a few days ago but it sounds like complete crap now? …like you can’t even play guitar. It’s depressing. And nothing will de-motivate you more than feeling like you aren’t making progress. Newbies
In order to effortlessly transition chords so you can play your favorite songs you need to do 3 things: 1) Change your mindset on guitar chord fingerings. There usually is more than one way to finger a chord and you’ll need to memorize the common ones. These alternate fingerings help you with the next part
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6ZrPxStPAw 1: You need to have a goal when you practice guitar. Get a song, a guitar hero, even a riff… and work towards mastering it. It helps with the repetition aspect of practicing. It also trains your ear. You compare what you’re playing to what you’re trying to replicate. But don’t expect to sound
In this episode of Strummin’ with Steve we explore using alternate strumming with the same chord progression. Steve will show how easy it is to get vastly different results by simply switching up the strumming pattern. Acoustic rhythm guitarists and songwriters can add this to their toolbox for a little depth.
What Is Tablature? Tablature (tab) is a system of writing music for the guitar. It makes reading music easier and more convenient for guitarists than standard notation. On the guitar there are many different frets that will produce the same pitch, so when reading standard notation there can be some ambiguity on how to play
Chris Liepe breaks down this classic Judas Priest song. You’ve Got Another Thing Coming Backing Track As a JamPlay member, you’ll have access to over thousands of backing tracks to jam over. For example, this guitar lesson has 7 backing tracks with various instruments muted so you can play specific parts. Here’s one with just
JamPlay instructor DJ Phillips breaks down the individual guitar parts, as well as the harmonica solo for this classic tune. In this video, DJ will demonstrate how to play the main electric guitar part of the song. To learn the transcribed harmonica solo as well as the acoustic accompaniments, check out the lesson on JamPlay
Mark Lincoln of JamPlay.com brings this famous Goo Goo Dolls classic to your fingertips. Whether you are just learning another song or wanting to serenade your significant other, this is one to pick up and play to. Mark breaks this song down in many steps and allows for numerous play along sessions. With this songs