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Is This The Fastest Way To Learn New Strumming Patterns?

Strumming is important, whether you’re a country song slinger or a metal goddess. That one-size-fits-all strum was good enough to start with but dude, you’ll put your jam group to sleep and forget about that open mike. With the same strum pattern every song will sound alike, from Hank Williams to KISS. Start on a

 
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Easily Vary Your Sound with Different Strumming Patterns

Learn how easy it is to get vastly different sounds by simply switching up the strumming pattern. Knowing how to play consistent and interesting rhythm will make people want to listen to you. Other players will LOVE playing with you as well! Give it a shot: (NOTE: Want to learn the most popular strumming patterns

 
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Learn a Driving Punk/Grunge Power Chord Strum

Another episode of Strummin’ with Steve just went live. In this episode Steve teaches a punk/grunge strum pattern that makes use of power chords and a “driving” pattern. It really has that delicious angst filled feel that we all crave from time to time. Head on over to JamPlay.com to learn more.

 
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Add Syncopation to Your Chord Progressions

In this week’s episode of Strummin’ with Steve we take a look at syncopation. Syncopation is an extremely easy, yet infinitely effective, way to add variety and tension to your strumming and chord progressions. He demonstrates the “Driving Downbeat Strum” from last week but adds syncopation. This is one of the most effective ways for

 
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The Driving Downbeat Strum

Steve Eulberg is back with another episode of Strummin’ with Steve! In this episode he teachers a sinister sounding chord progress filled with tension and anxiety that he dubs the “Driving Downbeat Strum.” Stay tuned for another acoustic chord progression next week! Learn beginner acoustic guitar at JamPlay.com today!

 
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Learn the Bo Diddley Rhythm with New Chords

In this week’s edition of Strummin’ with Steve we take a look at a more advanced version of “The Bo Diddley Beat.” This time Steve teaches how to play the rhythm with a barrage of barre chords. These chords are harder to finger, but barre chords make it incredibly easy to get a muted sound

 
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The Bo Diddley Beat Part 2

In last weeks episode Mr. Eulberg talked about the “Bo Diddley Beat.” This week, he returns to the subject and teaches an alternative rhythmic variation. This lick is brought to you by JamPlay.com, the leader in video guitar lessons.

 
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Learn the Bo Diddley Beat

In this edition of Strummin’ with Steve we take a look at the “Bo Diddley Beat.” Steve investigates this quintessential rhythm pattern and demonstrates how it can be used on the acoustic guitar. This rhythm pattern sounds amazing in and of itself, however be sure to try it out with other chords and progressions that

 
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Learn a Reggae Inspired Acoustic Chord Progression

Strummin’ with Steve makes its triumphant return on this fine Tuesday. In this edition Steve teaches a Reggae inspired chord progression he calls “The Island Strum.” This version differs from the one taught in the previous lesson in that it uses different chords and makes heavy use of palm muting. Whip out your acoustic guitar,

 
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Rhythm Guitar Lesson: The Island Strum

Close your eyes and imagine a flawless blue sky overhead. The warm sea breeze tickles your skin while the sea gulls chatter in the distance. Errant grains of sand float on the breeze, rubbing gently across your face. This feeling of tropical paradise is the essence, the very soul, of “The Island Strum” chord progression

 
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