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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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5 Goals to Set as a New Guitarist Part 3: The Beginner Mentality

Whenever starting something new, the gulf between what you know, and what you don’t know, and what you


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Music Theory for New Guitarists

When you’re beginning to learn how to play guitar, it’s a good idea to get a basic grasp of music theory. You don’t have to know everything to be a good player, but knowing some will help you to make more informed choices of the notes and chords you play.


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5 Goals to Set as a New Guitarist Part 2: Understanding the Difference Between Chords and Chord Shapes

On the surface, the distinction between chords and chord shapes might not seem that important...


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