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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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Training Your Ear: Three Easy Tips for Beginner Guitarists

Every guitarist needs a handful of things to be successful that have nothing to do with their instrument or equipment. Drive and focus are no-brainers, but there is one thing that sometimes gets overlooked: the ability to really listen to music — to the intervals, chords, scales, and rhythms. Listening in this way trains your ears, making

 
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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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Learn an Entire Guitar Solo Part 3

In this edition of Liepe’s Licks Chris covers the third part of our full guitar solo. In this lesson he teaches a lick that acts as a transition point for the solo. It serves to separate the sections and bridge them together at the same time. If you are interested in playing lead guitar, this

 
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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 an Entire Guitar Solo Part 2

If you missed part 1 of this series, be sure to check it out before moving on. In this week’s episode of Liepe’s Licks, Chris moves on and teaches the second lick in this rock guitar solo. This section features a rake and several intense bends. Download the backing track. If you want to learn

 
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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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Improve Your Guitar Playing

If you've ever struggled to improve your guitar playing or haven't yet started your journey, then check out our main site, JamPlay.com. It is guitar learning made easy, convenient, and affordable. Enjoy!