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Guitar Playing Course

Learn how to play the Guitar like a pro with this step-by-step course!
66 hours on-demand video
45 downloadable resources
Certificate of completion
What you'll learn:
How to play the guitar
Warm up and hand strengthening exercises
The guitar chords and scales
Different licks and tricks
Different styles, including Blues, Folk, Bluegrass, Country, Funk, Ska, Reggae, Rock, Indie
The principles of guitar improvisation
The basics and techniques of playing different styles of guitar
Music theory
The different types of gear and how to use it and take care of it properly
How to play different songs
How to play both the acoustic and electric guitar
Guitar recording techniques
Who is this for:
Anyone who wants to learn to play the guitar - no experience needed!
Musicians/Guitar players who want to learn new styles
Anyone with specialized needs (professional musicians, guitarists, music teachers, sound engineers)

What our customers say about this course

Allan S.
I enjoy so much the acoustic lessons espicially those concerning fingerpicking. Extremely important with a confident and skilled teacher who could lead this importantant section of learning the guitar. I am very satisfied.
Victor M.
Thank you for your teaching!

Curriculum for Guitar Playing course

65.5 hours of valuable material

17 sections • 219 lectures • 65h 48m total length
Introduction
1 lecture • 17min
Introduction • 17:28
Warm Up
11 lectures • 2hr 45min
Hand Anatomy • 09:39
Hand Yoga • 19:43
Warm Up Pt. 1 • 17:42
Note Cheat Sheet • 18:25
Warm Up Pt. 2 • 09:54
Hammer On and Pull Off Pt. 1 • 17:50
Right Hand • 19:25
Warm Up Pt. 3 • 08:20
Hammer On and Pull Off Pt. 2 • 09:47
Picking Exercises • 20:13
Stretching • 14:16
Basic Music Theory
15 lectures • 5hr 23min
Basic Concepts • 23:32
Major Key I • 22:10
Major Key II • 25:46
Minor Key • 24:57
Major Key in Guitar I • 22:58
Major Key Guitar II • 05:08
Minor Key in Guitar • 14:03
Seventh Chords I • 24:49
Seventh Chords II • 24:05
Pentatonic Minor Scales • 16:43
Playing Pentatonic Scales • 11:21
Song Structure - Love Me Do • 20:29
Song Structure - House of the Rising Sun • 15:51
Song Structure - Beat on the Brat • 15:08
Writing Basic Songs in Major Key • 56:02
Fingerstyle in Depth: Basics
9 lectures • 1hr 4min
Introduction • 00:28
Welcome to the Course • 01:11
History • 04:23
Artists to Listen • 04:42
Reading Music • 12:07
Simple Strumming Patterns • 11:52
Simple Fingerpicking Patterns • 08:07
Knocking on Heaven's Door • 07:09
Hallelujah • 14:06
Fingerstyle in Depth: Songs Practice I
16 lectures • 2hr 6min
Mixing Strumming and Fingerpicking • 06:04
Love Me Do - The Beatles • 06:05
Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show • 08:47
Thumb Patterns • 21:16
More Strumming Patterns • 09:00
Take Me Home Country Roads - John Denver • 12:23
Travis Picking • 16:40
Good Riddance: Chord Progression • 03:55
Good Riddance: Fingerpicking Pattern • 04:03
Good Riddance: Putting It Together • 01:27
Don't Think Twice, It's All Right: Chord Progression • 04:38
Don't Think Twice, It's All Right: Fingerpicking Pattern • 10:34
Don't Think Twice, It's All Right: Putting It Together • 03:06
Dust in The Wind: Chord Progression • 03:13
Dust in The Wind: Fingerpicking Pattern • 10:59
Dust in The Wind: Putting It Together • 03:49
Fingerstyle in Depth: Advanced Techniques and Songs Practice II
13 lectures • 1hr 53min
Slides • 11:46
Hammer-ons • 14:32
Pull-offs • 12:00
Fast Car: Chord Progression • 04:30
Fast Car: Fingerpicking Pattern • 18:43
Fast Car: Putting It Together • 03:16
Across the Universe: Intro and Chord Progression • 05:04
Across the Universe: Fingerpicking Pattern • 14:00
Across the Universe: Putting It Together • 03:17
Homeward Bound: Intro • 01:22
Homeward Bound: Chord Progression • 05:09
Homeward Bound: Fingerpicking and Strumming • 16:50
Homeward Bound: Putting It Together • 02:27
Fingerstyle in Depth: Advanced Techniques and Songs Practice Ill
18 lectures • 2hr 31min
Palm Muting • 14:46
Slapping • 15:21
The A Team: Chord Progression • 07:47
The A Team: Strumming Pattern • 09:59
The A Team: Putting It Together • 02:37
Open D • 02:42
Open D and Examples • 11:50
The Cave: Intro and Verse • 06:11
The Cave: Chorus • 07:20
The Cave: Bridge • 02:20
The Cave: Putting It Together • 03:17
Tenerife Sea: Chords • 05:03
Tenerife Sea: Strumming Pattern and Fingerpicking • 09:33
Tenerife Sea: Putting It Together • 03:08
Road Trippin: Chords and Patterns • 20:04
Road Trippin: Putting It Together • 02:40
Tears in Heaven • 26:15
Next Steps • 00:24
Country/Blues
15 lectures • 4hr 24min
Introduction • 14:54
Blues I: Basic Harmony • 14:42
Blues II: Shuffle Rhythm • 05:50
Blues III: Double Stops and Slides • 18:23
Blues IV: Improvisations • 25:58
Blues V: Lyrics • 23:31
Learning Basic Fingerstyle Blues • 11:37
Warm Up • 08:18
Country and Folk Rhythm • 14:17
Country and Folk Song Structure • 19:47
Country and Folk Song Writing • 17:45
Learning and Analyzing Mr. Tambourine Man • 31:43
Learning and Analyzing Keep on the Sunny Side • 18:40
Learning and Analyzing Big River • 18:18
Learning and Analyzing Shady Grove • 20:18
Blues in Depth: Techniques and Beginner Songs
14 lectures • 4hr 3min
Introduction • 00:38
Guitar Maintenance and Care • 41:51
Warm Up Exercises • 25:13
Fretboard Map Identification Cheat Sheet • 12:05
Pentatonic Scales and Shapes in the Key of E Minor • 17:52
Moving Around and Connecting Pentatonic Shapes Around the Guitar Fretboard • 15:11
Hammer on and Pull off Exercises • 15:35
Double Stops, Bends, and Slide Exercises • 16:28
Metronome Exercises, Speed, Time Signatures and Variations • 17:31
Mixing Guitar Techniques and Daily Exercise Routine • 27:36
Right Hand Exercises • 19:48
I’m a Man Guitar Lesson • 12:19
Manish Boy Guitar Lesson • 10:09
Boom Boom Guitar Lesson • 11:01
Blues in Depth: Techniques and Advanced Songs
12 lectures • 4hr 18min
What Is Improvisation, and How to Exercise Musical Language • 24:22
Improvising 12 Bar Blues in E Scale • 15:05
Licks and Tricks • 20:57
Improvising in G Blues Scale • 16:32
Improvising in A Blues Scale • 20:29
The Blues- Bebop Scale Variations • 18:33
Smokestack Lightning Guitar Lesson • 18:56
Spoonful Guitar Lesson • 13:32
Got My Mojo Workin’ Guitar Lesson • 22:16
Rodahouse Blues Guitar Lesson • 40:58
Slide Guitar and Open Tunings • 27:47
Bad to the Bone Guitar Lesson • 18:10
Blues in Depth: Composition
7 lectures • 2hr 44min
Music Structure • 17:23
Music Structure II • 23:04
Basic Songwriting • 21:10
Songwriting II • 25:37
Minor Blues Guitar Songwriting • 17:45
Major Blues Guitar Songwriting • 26:26
Guitar Recording • 32:05
Jazz
10 lectures • 2hr 57min
Mauro and Andrés • 01:20
History of Jazz • 04:57
Theory of Jazz Pt. 1 • 21:50
Theory of Jazz Pt. 2 • 24:24
Theory of Jazz Pt. 3 • 26:38
Theory of Jazz Pt. 4 • 27:37
Theory of Jazz Pt. 5 • 07:21
Theory of Jazz Pt. 6 • 29:27
Theory of Jazz Pt. 7 • 24:37
Theory of Jazz Pt. 8 • 09:14
Gear and Guitar Care
12 lectures • 4hr 27min
Guitar Selection • 18:04
Folk Guitar • 36:49
Electric Guitar Pt. 1 • 31:59
Electric Guitar Pt. 2 • 29:32
Basic Electronics for Guitar • 23:14
Pedals and Effects Pt. 1 • 19:00
Pedals and Effects Pt. 2 • 22:08
Guitar Amplifiers Pt. 1 • 23:47
Guitar Amplifiers Pt. 2 • 06:50
Cellphone Tools • 10:18
Guitar Fender with Pedals and Amp • 08:29
Computer Tools • 37:14
Electric Guitar I
23 lectures • 7hr 51min
Blues: I'm a Man • 17:48
Blues: Hoochie Choochie Man • 24:20
Blues: Roadhouse Blues • 27:45
Blues: Bad to the Bone • 13:04
Rockabilly: Summertime Blues • 13:11
Rockabilly: Twenty Flight Rock • 12:31
Rockabilly: Honey Don’t • 15:34
Rockabilly: My Baby Left Me • 15:51
Country: I Walk the Line • 39:21
Country: Folsom Prison Blues • 25:43
Country: Tennessee Whiskey • 34:39
Reggae: Natural Mystic • 25:34
Reggae: Legalize It • 14:59
Reggae: I Shot the Sheriff • 12:00
Conclusions Reggae • 06:54
Funk: Sex Machine • 21:50
Funk: Cissy Strut • 19:54
Funk: Mary Had a Little Lamb • 21:48
Funk: Love Rollercoaster • 23:14
Ska: Shanty Town • 16:35
Ska: Gangsters • 29:01
Ska: Wrong Way • 18:02
Ska: Spirits in The Material World • 21:30
Electric Guitar II
17 lectures • 6hr 16min
History of Punk • 08:30
Punk: Blitzkrieg Bop • 13:47
Punk: Should I Stay or Should I Go • 19:00
Punk: Anarchy In the U.K. • 35:49
Punk: Complete Control • 23:48
Punk: Nervous Breakdown • 17:14
History of Hardcore • 09:38
Hardcore: Straight Edge • 10:04
Hardcore: Waiting Room • 30:16
Hardcore: My Life My Way • 15:50
Hardcore: Smash Your Enemies • 29:25
History of Metal • 09:01
Metal Picking Exercises • 25:41
Metal: Breaking the Law • 25:33
Metal: Sober • 23:19
Metal: Is There Anybody Out There? • 41:28
Metal: For Whom the Bell Tolls • 37:50
Electric Guitar III
10 lectures • 4hr 8min
History of Indie • 04:29
Indie: Damaged Goods • 12:55
Indie: Do I Wanna Know? • 21:41
Indie: Lonely Boy • 22:54
Indie: Take Me Out • 40:30
Indie: Is This It • 22:07
Pop Rock: Love Yourself • 19:17
Pop Rock: Ain’t It Fun • 34:36
Alternative Rock: This Charming Man • 49:20
Post- Punk: Disorder • 19:43
Guitar Recording Techniques
16 lectures • 8hr 40min
Basic Sound Concepts • 25:10
Recording Gear Basics • 23:13
Amp Microphone Techniques Pt. 1 • 22:00
Amp Microphone Techniques Pt. 2 • 34:26
Music Production Basics Pt. 1 • 26:00
Music Production Basics Pt. 2 • 29:27
Music Production Basics Pt. 3 • 32:16
Music Production Basics Pt. 4 • 31:44
Music Production Basics Pt. 5 • 53:45
Basic Editing Techniques • 01:05:40
Basic Mixing Techniques Pt. 1 • 27:40
Basic Mixing Techniques Pt. 2 • 53:06
Basic Mixing Techniques Pt. 3 • 41:00
Basic Mastering Techniques Pt. 1 • 29:03
Basic Mastering Techniques Pt. 2 • 25:20
Last Words • 00:39

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