How To Improvise

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION JAm TRACKS DESCRIPTION Improvisation is an important part of playing guitar with other musicians. You can also think about it like…

Guitar Chord Families

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . DESCRIPTION If you were learning a song by ear you could play every chord you know until you find the…

By Copy Play – Am 1-3 [BC-7]

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION PLAY ALONG DESCRIPTION My favorite thing about By Copy Play is that it’s active and passive learning. You’re actively trying to…

Memorizing the 5th String [GT-7]

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . DESCRIPTION Once you know the notes on the 6th and 5th string, the rest become easier to know. Here are a couple…

How to Build Chords [GT]

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . DESCRIPTION Music theory doesn’t have to be complicated. It certainly can get very complicated. But for what you and I will use…

By Copy Play – G 4-6 Shuffle

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION PLAY ALONG  DESCRIPTION This By Copy Play is going to use notes out of the G Major scale on the bottom…

The Skinny On Chords (GT-3)

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . DESCRIPTION Chords are made up of individual notes. Major and minor chords have only three notes. When you play a…

Major Scale Formula (GT-2)

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . DESCRIPTION All scales can be broken down into simple formulas. Knowing these formulas helps you to understand music much deeper.…

By Copy In C – Shuffle

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION PLAY-ALONG TRACK DESCRIPTION A shuffle feel is a fundamental rhythm for guitar players. I use it in a lot of lessons…

The Skinny On Chords [GT-3]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . DESCRIPTION Chords are made up of individual notes. Major and minor chords have only three notes. When you play a…

Note Finder Pattern #1

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION ​play-along TRACKS DESCRIPTION Learning all of the notes on the fretboard can be a long process. It’s a very…

Instant Pop Hit 1-5-6-4

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . DESCRIPTION Let’s talk about a little music theory. Specifically about common chord progressions. Even more specifically the 1-5-6-4 chord progression. Common chord progressions…

Major vs Minor Scale-2 [GT]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST Insert Video Insert Video Insert Video Insert Video DESCRIPTION NOTATION JAM TRACK You need to login…

Time Signature Basics

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . DESCRIPTION Time Signatures are the foundation of rhythm in music. Understanding these are vital to playing music and feeling rhythm. Here’s a…

Key Change Chord Chart

DOWNLOAD CHART  DOWNLOAD VIDEO . DESCRIPTION As guitarist we sometimes need to change keys. Sometimes on the fly without any prep! We may need to…

Common Chord Pattern I – vi – IV – V

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION If you’ve listened to any music from the 50s, you’ll definitely recognize this chord pattern.…

The Magic of Common Chord Patterns

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . DESCRIPTION Most of popular music uses just three or four chords in a song. This isn’t new either. You can go back…

Common Chord Pattern I – IV – V

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION The I-IV-V (one-four-five) chord pattern is a foundational one. This single chord pattern is used…

How to Change Keys On Guitar

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . DESCRIPTION As guitar players, it’s important to know how to change keys on the guitar. Especially if you’re singing or are playing…

5-20 How To Play Shuffle Rhythm

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . DESCRIPTION Strumming patterns can dramatically change a chord progression. Knowing many different patterns builds your rhythm repertoire. This makes you a more…

The Skinny On Chords (GT-3)

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . DESCRIPTION Chords are made up of individual notes. Major and minor chords have only three notes. When you play a…

Minuet In G Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION It’s amazing how just a few notes can make up a melody so memorable. Even…

Perfect & Augmented 4th

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Today’s lesson has ear training, music theory, and fingering technique all in one exercise! I’ll…

Intervals: Major And Minor 3rds [GT]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION PLAY-ALONG DESCRIPTION All chords can be broken down into ‘intervals’; intervals are the distance between notes. The basic structure…