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Sonic Paradoxes: 4 Genius Genre Pairings To Explore in 2021

People often say that opposites attract. The same rings true for music. It’s all too easy to get stuck listening to the same old songs and styles. Taking time away from your “anchor genre” to explore other realms of music will not only make you a better, well rounded musician, but also help you bring new and exciting ideas and approaches into your favorite style of music.


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4 Guitar Effects to Get you Ready for the New Year

Easily one of the most enjoyable aspects of guitar playing is manipulating the sound of your playing through guitar effects.


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JamPlay Holiday Concert & Learning Series Festive Fingerstyle with Amber Russell

Join us as our special virtual holiday concert and learning series continues with renowned performer and composer Amber Russell for JamPlay’s final FREE live studio concert and learning session of the season.


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Jamplay Holiday Challenge: Learn We Three Kings Before Christmas

If you’re a musician, your family is going to ask you to play a Christmas song for them. They’re expecting you to sit down on the couch by the tree and play something on that new guitar they bought you.


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JamPlay Holiday Concert & Learning Series

Join us for a special virtual holiday concert and learning series. Register now for exclusive access to our JamPlay Holiday events.


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10 Guitar Lover Gift Ideas for Under $50

If you have a guitar player in your life, and you’re wondering what to get them, you’re in luck because guitar players love new gear and accessories to go along with their instrument. Below you’ll find 10 gifts under $50 that the guitar player in your life is sure to love.


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5 Questions to Ask Before Buying a New Guitar This Holiday Season

With the holiday season coming up, it’s a great time to take up a new hobby by getting a new guitar. Or if you’ve been playing awhile, maybe it’s time to add a new guitar to your playing collection. Either way, there are some important questions to ask before purchasing a new guitar.


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5 Great Holiday Gifts For The Classic Rock Guitarist

The holidays are right around the corner and if you’re worrying about what to get for the musicians in your life then fear no more, because musicians always want something.


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Gear Guide: Getting the Classic Rock Sound

At some point in our lives as musicians, we’ve all gone down the rabbit hole when it comes to gear.


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3 Famous Guitarists You Didn’t Know Served in the Military

When you think of your favorite rock and roll legends, you might think of rebels who didn’t quite fit in — misfits who marched to the beat of their own drummer.


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3 Ways To Fast Track Singing While Playing

After learning some basic chords, you've finally moved into learning some songs by your favorite artists. The problem: though you can play the music, adding the words is a challenge.


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Signal Chain: A Look at Effects Routing (Part 1)

In Part 1 of this series, we’re going to look at different amp configurations, their pros, and cons and talk briefly about general pedal placement.


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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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