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strumming a guitar

Better Strumming: Don't Count, Feel Strumming is a topic that doesn’t get nearly enough attention, given how many people struggle with it. Seems simple enough: swing the arm and hit the…

Song Lesson:

Song Lesson: "The Joker" by The Steve Miller Band In 1966, blues guitarist and singer, Steve Miller left Chicago to start a new band in San Fransisco. The 5-piece group was originally…

5 Iconic Bass Guitars You Should Know

5 Iconic Bass Guitars You Should Know

5 Iconic Bass Guitars You Should Know In life, sometimes the loftiest goals are achieved by those who establish strong foundations. For instance, if you dreamed of building the tallest…


BB King Guitar Licks

B.B. King Guitar Licks Here at JamPlay, we care a lot about the Blues (we have plenty of it to offer)! And discussing the history of the Blues wouldn’t be complete without mentioning…

Back To Music School

2022 Back to Music School Month

TrueFire Studios' 2022 Back to Music School Sale & Giveaway AMAZING Giveaway Prizes! Sharpen Your Skills With the Help of Expert Educators. August is upon us, and that can only mean one…


How to Play Guitar Like Brian May

How to Play Guitar Like Brian May (Queen) In 1970, one of the greatest bands of all time was born. The London-originating Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Queen had humble beginnings…

Trevor Gordon Hall's Fingerstyle Fireworks Guitar Course

Trevor Gordon Hall's Fingerstyle Fireworks Guitar Course When you start learning fingerstyle guitar, it’s important to begin with the rudiments. Without these, you’re more…

4 Famous Guitar Amps You Should Know

4 Famous Guitar Amps You Should Know

4 Famous Guitar Amps You Should Know In some recent JamPlay blog posts, we’ve talked about different types of guitars you’ll see on the stage, as well as famous guitar pedals…


Trevor Gordon Hall's Fingerstyle Fretting Hand Mastery Fingerstyle, synonymous with fingerpicking, is one of the most popular modern guitar techniques. Although the technique has been…

What Type of Guitar Strings Should I Use?

What Type of Guitar Strings Should I Use?

What Type of Guitar Strings Should I Use? Have you ever found yourself in a music store and felt overwhelmed by the sheer number of guitar strings options? You are not alone. There almost…