Guitar Lessons

Beginner Lessons

Guitar lessons especially designed for beginners - start here to quickly be able to move on to the more advanced GMC lessons.


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  • Pentatonic Workshop Level 1- CAGED Format and Timing Exercises

    by Ivan Milenkovic

    This first part is for the absolute beginner. We will cover: Pentatonic CAGED shapes, exercises, note values and timing.

    Tags: pentatonic, timing, exercise, CAGED, alternate picking, play along, metronome, A minor pentatonic, Note Time Values, rhythm practice, improvisation
  • John Frusciante Style Lesson

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    I think that he chooses the best notes at every moment. He has not a incredible technique but he creates beautiful melodies in every solo, and for me, this is the most important thing. I don't care if you play millions of notes in a second or one note, I just want to hear beautiful music.

    Tags: melodies, RHCP, Red Hot Chili Peppers, bending, bends, phrasing, chord tones, following the chords, melodic solo, less is more, alternative rock, california, californication, clean tone, clean guitar solo
  • Melodic Solo in Gm

    by Carlos Carrillo

    A sweet melody lesson full of feeling and skills as ligatures, alternate picking, vibrato, slides and palm muting.

    Tags: melody, G minor, minor key, alternate picking, G aeolian, alternate picking, vibrato, slides, palm muting, inspiring, feeling
  • Malaguena

    by Dejan Farkas

    Malaguena, or Spanish dance, is named after the town of Malaga in south of Spain. It is in triple meter and similar to fandango.

    Tags: spanish dance, apoyando, tremolo, chords, fingerstyle, nylon strings guitar, E Major, fandango, flamenco, thumb, chord melody
  • Los Ramones

    by Adrian Figallo

    We will be playing hard, mean and fast, this is the Johnny Ramone school.

    Tags: E major, johnny ramone, joey ramone, dee dee ramone, power chords, strumming, easy, punk rock, hard, only downstrokes, punky, classic punk, power chords shifting, comping
  • Jumping Around - Beginner

    by Muris Varajic

    Phrasing in key of Am while jumping around the fretboard, Beginner level.

    Tags: A minor, learning the fretboard, moving licks, melodic, fretboard knowledge, theory applied, motif, picking, phrases, improvisation, vibrato
  • Doom Metal For Beginners

    by Lian Gerbino

    This time I'm gonna show you how to play some Doom Metal.

    Tags: C minor, My Dying Bride, Candlemass, Paradise Lost, doom, power chords, downpicking, struming, riffing, standard Eb, gothic, dark, sad, Doom Metal
  • Beginner - Strumming and Arpeggios

    by Muris Varajic

    Simple use of most common chords like Am, C, G, Dm etc. Techniques involved are strumming and arpeggiato, ideal start for any beginner.

    Tags: Chords, D minor, A minor, comping, chord progression, arpeggiated chords, arrangement, arranging, changing chords, open chords, economy picking
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