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5 Bite-Sized Guitar Lessons

Our staff members have a unique perspective on the many courses in the JamPlay catalog. Here are just a few favorites, handpicked by our team!


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Guitarist Challenge: Record Your Riff & Share

Share a video of yourself playing guitar. Record your favorite riff or just show us what you're currently working on. (This contest has ended.)


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Giveaway: Win a Cordoba C7 Classical Guitar

This giveaway ended on June 11, 2021. Congrats to the winner of the Cordoba Iberia Series C7 Classical Guitar.


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Staff Picks: May 2021

Our staff members have a unique perspective on the many courses in the JamPlay catalog. Here are just a few favorites, handpicked by our team!


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The 5 Accessories Every Guitarist Needs: Video Guide

In this Gear Guide, veteran musician Alex Scott walks you through 5 important accessories every beginner guitarist should invest in.


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Giveaway: Win a PRS SE Starla Electric Guitar

This giveaway ended on May 9, 2021. Congrats to the winner of the PRS SE Starla Electric Guitar.


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Practicing Barre Chords Like a Pro

Barre chords are hard to get the hang of. Even though you are a semi-experienced guitar player, who has been practicing all winter...


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Practice Challenge: Share a Photo of Your Practice Space

Practice Challenge: share a photo of your practice space. Contest has ended.


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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

This giveaway ended on April 16, 2021. Congrats to the winner of the Blackstar Debut Practice Amp.


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