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Create Your Practice Space: Musical Environment Matters

Your practice space can either help or harm you on your path to building a relationship with your instrument and your music.


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Play Outside of the Box With Open Tunings

Standard tuning is, well, standard. It provides incredible versatility and simplicity, but if it is the only tuning you use it can quickly start to get boring. Luckily, you don’t have to be boxed in by standard tuning.


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Bends, Slides & Hammer Ons

After a long stretch working on your guitar skills, you finally feel like you are starting to understand the guitar. But the guitar isn’t like riding a bike, you will lose those months of hard work if you're away for too long.


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Giveaway: Win a Blackstar Debut Practice Amp

JamPlay is giving away a Blackstar Debut Practice Amp. Enter for a chance to win! This giveaway ends April 16, 2021.


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Fuel Your Guitar Love. Explore New Styles.

It's never easy falling out of love. The same holds for your guitar love. Bored and spending less and less time with your six-stringed beauty? It's time for something exciting and fresh.


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5 Techniques to Make Your Guitar Playing More Expressive

If learning guitar is one of your main goals or you’re getting back into it it’s important to get the fundamental techniques of playing down. From fingering chords to strumming rhythms to picking individual notes, making music with the guitar is becoming a reality.


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Giveaway: Win an Epiphone Les Paul Classic Guitar

JamPlay is giving away an Epiphone Les Paul Classic electric guitar. Enter for a chance to win! This giveaway ends March 31, 2021.


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A Guide to Bass Amps: The Dos and Don’ts

The biggest, most embarrassing mistakes I've made as a bassist all revolve around bass amps and cabinets. These tips will save you a lot of money and heartache down the road.


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Giveaway: Win a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Audio Interface

JamPlay is giving away a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Studio Audio Interface. Enter for a chance to win! This giveaway ends March 15, 2021.


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Learn to Play This Classic Love Song on Guitar

Looking for a way to express your guitar love to your love? Lucky for you, we have the answer: take those guitar skills and strum your special someone a love song.


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Using JamTracks To Inspire Your Practice Routine

It’s easy to get stuck listening to (and playing) one style of music. But exploring new genres will not only make you a better, more well-rounded musician, it will help you get a fresh take on those old favorites too.


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February 2021

Learning to Play with Feeling - You know how some guitar players just have that “wow” factor? Sure, they know all the notes and have rhythm. But there’s also a special FEELING to their playing. How do you get that?


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Jamming in a Jam Band

National Flatpicking Champion Tyler Grant shows you how to achieve guitar soloing fluency.

In this course, you’ll learn the different styles of some of the great jam band players in history while improving your knowledge of modes and scales up and down the fretboard.

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