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Guitar Lick Lesson : Learn a Fast Ascending Run

It’s time for another episode of Liepe’s Licks. This time around Chris teaches a fast ascending run that is as much Jazz as it is Rock. The lick emphasizes accented picking and legato. Be sure to download the backing track below. JamPlay.com is the best way to become a better guitar player. Download the Backing

 
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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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Learn a Electric Guitar Lick with Volume Swells and Sweep Picking

It’s time for another edition of Liepe’s Licks by JamPlay. This lick makes use of volume swells and sweep picking to create an eerie, almost surreal sound. Master these techniques and jam along to the backing track below. Click here to download the backing track. And don’t forget, the best way to learn the guitar

 
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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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Learn a More Advanced Lick with the Delay Effect

In this episode of Liepe’s Licks Chris returns to the delay effect with a more advanced lick. He will teach a delay based scale run with a closing lick. Get out your delay pedal or software and paly along! Download the backing track, click here.

 
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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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