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Barre Chords and a Fast Chord Progression

Strummin’ with Steve (by JamPlay) is back! In this episode Steve Eulberg takes a look at the E shape and A shape barre chords and talks about playing them in a fast chord progression. Muting the chords can be particularly effective; Steve will demonstrate how. This video is perfect for those looking to learn barre

 
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Play Different Strumming Patterns with the Same Chords for Added Variety

Welcome back to another episode of JamPlay’s Strummin’ with Steve. In this edition Steve takes a chord progression and demonstrates how using a different rhythmic pattern can alter its feel. Often times taking the same three or four chords you are using and applying a different strumming pattern can yield amazing results. Acoustic guitar players

 
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Learn a Basic Lick Using the Delay Effect

This weeks edition of Liepe’s Licks is an exciting adventure. We break out the delay pedal (or effect from your computer, iPad or effects rack) and learn a basic delay lick. Delay can really open up some new sonic possibilities in your playing, as well as create the illusion that you are playing much faster

 
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Best Electric Guitars for Beginners

(NOTE: Want unbiased comparisons of the top guitar brands and models? Get JamPlay’s 2017 Guitar Buyer’s Guide here for free!) So, you want to play guitar and you want it to be loud. We like that about you. While a lot of beginning guitar players choose an acoustic guitar as their first instrument, there’s something

 
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A Blues Progression with Alternate Chord Shapes – Guitar Lesson

Another week, another episode of Strummin’ with Steve. In this week’s episode Mr. Eulberg demonstrates how using alternate chord shapes can invigorate and revitalize a chord progression. Different shapes of the same chords can change the tone and intensity of the progression. Watch the video below and become a better guitar player. Don’t forget to

 
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Best Acoustic Guitar for Beginners

(NOTE: Want unbiased comparisons of the top guitar brands and models? Get JamPlay’s 2017 Guitar Buyer’s Guide here for free!) When you find yourself in the market for a guitar the options can be mind-bending. There are a lot of great guitars out there and it’s really easy to get distracted. The simple fact is

 
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Learn to Spruce Up a Blues Chord Progression with 7th Chords

We are proud to present another episode of JamPlay’s Strummin’ with Steve. In this new episode Steve returns to the world of the Blues chord progression. This time instead of teaching a most basic chord progression using mostly major chords, Steve will intensify the progression by making use of 7th chords. This adds a lot

 
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Learn Guitar – Acoustic Blues Chord Progression

It’s time for another edition of the internet’s most venerable series of guitar lessons, Strummin’ with Steve. This time around Mr. Eulberg will teach a beginner acoustic blues chord progression. This 12 bar progression combines open chord shapes that you probably already know with a slightly more difficult barre chord. It’s time for the blues!

 
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Guitar Lesson – Cowboy Country Chord Progression

It’s time for another episode of Strummin’ with Steve! This time around Steve dishes out a more sedate country chord progression. He will demonstrate a rhythm that is reminiscent of a horse’s trot; it’s relaxing lull will ease your worries and calm your mind. The progression also makes use of three common chords. Get your

 
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Chord Finder / Chord Namer

Our developers have just created and released an amazing chord finder to help you figure out the names of chords you’re playing. Many of us can create beautiful music but often times don’t know what exactly we’re playing. With this chord namer tool, the guess work is over. Simply click on the notes that you’re

 
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