Guitar Lessons





Beginner Lessons

Slightly more advanced fingerings, rhythms are still easy, and no advanced techniques are evident. Simple chords appear. Proper playing by the student should show fluency, but at this level, instructor phrasings such as vibrato are not integral to the lesson.


Latest

  • Memphis Blues in E

    by Javier Aviles

    Simple riff / bass line over a I IV V chord progression.

    Tags: beginner blues, simple riff, bass line, Frank Stokes, Sleepy John Estes, Furry Lewis, Memphis Minnie, E Blues
    Difficulty2
  • How To Harmonize A Melody

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    Learn how to harmonize melodies in diatonic thirds.

    Tags: harmonization, arranging, third, intervals, theory, E minor, arrangement, songwriting, how to arrange a song
    Difficulty2
  • Two Fingers 12 Bar Blues

    by Javier Aviles

    Blues rhythm VI - II - V - I - in the key of A7. For beginner acoustic players.

    Tags: simplified, beginner friendly, easy fingering, simple chords, two strings only, jazz blues, acoustic
    Difficulty2
  • Robin Adair

    by Javier Aviles

    Traditional Folk style

    Tags: beginner, acoustic guitar, D Major
    Difficulty2
  • I Gave My Love a Cherry

    by Javier Aviles

    Beginner friendly tune in Traditional Folk style.

    Tags: sixth intervals, sixths, F Major
    Difficulty2
  • Happy Birthday to You

    by Javier Aviles

    Learn to play "Happy Birthday to you" in three different ways. Used all around the world!

    Tags: Tanti auguri a te, Zum Geburtstag viel Glück, Joyeux anniversaire, Bonne fête à toi, Gens d'chèr ami, Cumpleaños Feliz, Een fijne verjaardag voor jou, Shumë urime për ty, سنة حلوة يا جميل, Que los cumplas feliz, El payaso Plin-Plin, Ծնունդդ շնորհավոր, Parabéns pra você, Chestit rozhden den, Честит рожден ден, Cumpleaños feliz, 祝 你 生日 快乐, Cumpleaños feliz, Sretan rođendan ti, Palju õnne sulle, Õnne soovime sulm, Paljon onnea vaan, გილოცავ დაბადების დღეს, 生日歌, Boldog szülinapot, Hann á afmæli í dag, Lá breithe sona duit, יום הולדת שמח‎,  생일 축하 합니다, Su gimimo diena, Selamat Hari Jadi, Welgefeliciteerd, Hari huritau ki a koe, Cumpleaños Feliz, Maligáyang Bátì, Parabéns A Você, С днём рожденья тебя, Srećan ti rođendan, Vse najboljše za te, Zom Geburtstag vell Glück, İyi ki doğdun (isim), Penblwydd hapus i chi, chords melody, C major, strumming, open chords
    Difficulty2
  • To A Wild Rose - Traditional Folk

    by Javier Aviles

    Traditional Folk style.

    Tags: To A Wild Rose, traditional, acoustic, picking, picking melody, Edward MacDowell, Piano, New Age, A Major
    Difficulty2
  • A Hunting We Will Go - Traditional Folk

    by Javier Aviles

    Traditional Folk style

    Tags: A Hunting We Will Go, Traditional, Thomas Arne, D Major, Folk, Picking, Acoustic solo, Sixths, Hybrid Picking, Nursery Rhyme
    Difficulty2
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Golden Oldies

  • 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
    Difficulty2
  • 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
    Difficulty2
  • 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
    Difficulty2
  • 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
    Difficulty2
  • 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
    Difficulty2
  • 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
    Difficulty2
  • Slow Blues in A Minor

    by Laszlo Boross

    A basic slow blues lesson in A minor.

    Tags: Blues rhythm, bending, phrasing, sliding, vibrato, A minor, blues progression, blues licks, A blues, 12 bars blues, 8 bars blues, phrases, clean tone
    Difficulty2
  • 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
    Difficulty2
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