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A Beginner’s Guide to Guitar Strings and Picks

Sometimes it’s all about the little things. When it comes to playing the guitar, there are a multitude of details that, when added up, can make a huge difference in how you play and the sound you produce. Choosing the correct strings and picks are a perfect example of this. As a beginner, you are

 
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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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Learn a Banjo Style Roll – Guitar Licks

JamPlay instructor, Jim Deeming, is proud to present this fingerstyle guitar video. This time around he teaches a banjo style roll which can add speed and flair to your pickin’!

 
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How to Combat Hand and Finger Pain When Learning Guitar

There’s no doubt about it… playing guitar is a blast. There is nothing better then seeing — and hearing — yourself progress as you work through notes, and then chords, and then, finally, songs. There is, however, one unpleasant reality that comes with the territory for beginners, and that reality is hand and, more specifically,

 
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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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Using Guitar Effects : Delay

The next few episodes of Liepe’s Licks are going to cover a topic that is near and dear to many players hearts: guitar effects. In this episode Chris will teach a lick that makes use of the delay effect. He will talk about how delay works, demonstrate the lick, and explain how and why delay

 
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How To Make Your Guitar Practice Sessions Fun

There’s one ugly truth about practicing guitar… it’s not always fun. In fact, sometimes it can be downright tedious. Obviously you need to do it to get better, but sometimes the idea of sitting down and playing scales or working through a difficult song can be nothing short of torture. We’ve all been there and,

 
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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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Guitar Amps for Beginners

So, you found your perfect electric guitar and you’re ready to rock it out, but first you need something to plug it in to. Just like buying a guitar, finding the right amp can be confusing for a beginner. Never fear… we’ve got your back. Here’s the lowdown on all the things you need to know to

 
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Learn to Play an Entire Guitar Solo Part 4

This week Chris finishes up his amazing four part guitar solo. With the final two licks from this lesson in place you will be able to wow your friends and family with insane musical prowess. To learn more about lead guitar and improvisation be sure to check out JamPlay.com. Download the backing track

 
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