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Songwriting for the Curious Guitarist

Complete Songwriting Course for Guitar: Chords, Melodies, Arrangements, Parts, Rules, & Rule-Breakers

By Dan Dresnok | in Online Courses

This is a complete, step-by-step, and fun course to turn you into a confident and creative songwriter on your guitar. It starts at the very beginning, assuming that you don't know anything about songwriting, and teaches you how to arrange a song, choose chord changes for each part, create melodies to go with the chords (for singing or soloing), make your own rhythms, timing, & strum patterns, and add your own creative mark to your songs.

4.7/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 21 lectures & 5 hours of content 24/7
  • Write your own songs on the guitar
  • Learn how to arrange your song
  • Learn what chords work well together
  • Create different chord progressions for each part of your song
  • Create awesome melodies over your chords
  • Write amazing strum patterns
  • Write songs in the major, minor, & modal keys
  • Write songs in all 12 musical keys
  • Learn secret songwriting tricks
Dan Dresnok | Guitar Teacher
4.5/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Dan has been teaching guitar lessons for over 28 years and has taught over 35,000 students both online and in person. He's eager to share everything that I know about guitar & music. Dan has worked as a session guitarist for recording studios, performed countless times, and moderated over 100 group guitar clinics. He's written several guitar method books and created over a dozen online guitar courses. Dan specializes in jazz, bluegrass, blues, rock, music, and guitar theory.

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  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
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  • Guitar

Course Outline

  • Your First Program
  • Songwriting
    • Preview - 2:16
    • Welcome to the Course - 11:43
    • Guitar Basics - 19:35
    • Scale Chords - 12:00
    • Song Parts - Arrangement - 20:51
    • Counting Beats - 19:17
    • Major & Minor Keys - 21:14
    • Intros & Outros - 15:29
    • Verse - 19:49
    • Chorus - The Hook - 16:14
    • Bridge - 16:00
    • Solo - 13:08
    • Pre-Chorus - 11:00
    • Melody Note Options - 18:53
    • Connecting Melodies - 29:31
    • Outside Chords - 18:02
    • Dorian & Mixolydian Keys - 11:40
    • Lyric Writing - 14:45
    • About Recording - 9:41
    • Pro Songwriters & The Music Industry - 13:58
    • Closing Thoughts - 8:13

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Intermediate Guitar Fingerpicking

Add Lead Guitar Playing to Your Fingerpicking & Get to the Next Level

By Patrick O'Malley | in Online Courses

Learning fingerstyle is one of the most rewarding experiences for a guitarist. Once you have mastered some of the basics, the question is how to take it to the next level - in the shortest time possible. This course helps the intermediate fingerpicker to grow as a guitarist and as a musician. It breaks down how to get to the next level of being a fingerpicking musician - developing such a sense of mastery that listeners think they are listening to three guitarists when you play!

4.6/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 24 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Master the 3 Guitar effects
  • Understand alternate bass, chord flicking, muting & boom-chuck technique
  • Learn how to construct melodies
  • Know what articulation & phrasing is
  • Learn the format of a 12-bar blues progression
Patrick O'Malley | Guitar Instructor
4.6/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Patrick O'Malley is a guitar instructor that has been giving guitar lessons for over 15 years now. He started teaching students fingerpicking from lesson one 10 years ago. Over the years, he have observed what common building blocks students are missing to understand the requirement of playing guitar, thus leading to his desire to better his trade and share his knowledge.

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  • Experience level required: intermediate
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  • Guitar

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Beginners Guitar Fingerpicking

Go from a complete beginner to a fingerpicking master with This Course

By Patrick O'Malley | in Online Courses

In this course, you will be taught how to play the guitar on a step-by-step basis. Also, you will learn the most common guitar chords in a fingerpicking style and understand how to break down fingerpicking patterns into the bass/thumb and the melody/fingers. Additionally, you will be taught how to practice building parts, reading tablature, and play alongside a metronome. You will discover a formula on how to compose your own fingerpicking pattern. At the end of the lesson, you will be able to play in Travis picking and clawhammer styles.

4.6/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 34 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn how to play a guitar in a step-by-step basis
  • Know the most common guitar chords in a fingerpicking style
  • Understand how to break down fingerpicking patterns into bass/thum & melody/fingers
  • Learn how to practice building up the component parts, tablature, & playt alongside a metronome
  • Discover formulas on how to compose your own fingerpicking pattern
  • Play in travis picking & clawhammer styles
Patrick O'Malley | Guitar Instructor
4.6/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Patrick O'Malley is a guitar instructor that has been giving guitar lessons for over 15 years now. He started teaching students fingerpicking from lesson one 10 years ago. Over the years, he have observed what common building blocks students are missing to understand the requirement of playing guitar, thus leading to his desire to better his trade and share his knowledge.

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
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  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner
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  • Guitar

Course Outline

  • First Section
    • 1.how it works - 3:50
    • 2. who am i - 1:46
    • 3. welcome - 2:39
    • 4. string names - 2:47
    • 5. First 3 chords - 6:55
    • 6. Metronome - 6:20
    • 7. next 3 chords - 6:13
  • Section 2
    • 1. the big rule - 5:25
    • 2. Fingerpicking 2 Chords - 5:59
    • 3. New Patterns over 2 Chords - 6:32
    • 4. The Backwards Pattern - 5:17
    • 5. PIMA - 3:15
    • 6. In the Style of REM - 5:59
  • Section 3
    • 1. Alternating Bass Notes - 3:02
    • 2. 3 left hand patterns - 4:00
    • 3. Cheat sheet - 4:02
    • 4. Goes both ways - 7:05
    • 5. Walking bass - 6:32
    • 6. Hallelujah - 5:53
    • 7. House of rising sun - 4:23
  • Section 4
    • 1. Fingers pattern 1 - 3:41
    • 2. Fingers pattern 2 - 2:55
    • 3. Fingers pattern 3 - 3:15
    • 4. six note sequence - 2:58
    • 5. make up your own - 3:32
    • 6. pinching - 4:11
    • 7. Gone away with me - 4:24
  • Section 5
    • 1. Starting Travis Picking - 5:16
    • 2. Outside inside - 4:22
    • 3. Building Travis - 7:45
    • 4. Isolate and Build - 4:28
    • 5. Pinching with Travis - 4:44
    • 6. The Clawhammer - 4:38
    • 7. Simon & Garfunkel - 4:08

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Starter Guitar Course

Have a Clear Understanding of How to Play the Guitar & What to Practice

By Dan Dresnok | in Online Courses

This is an easy, fun beginner guitar lessons course that'll get you up-to-speed on your guitar quickly without skipping any important steps. It assumes that you don't know anything about guitar playing. By the end of this course, you'll be reading tab, playing open chords, playing barre chords all over the guitar, naming notes on every fret, soloing over songs, and strumming with different patterns for each song. These lessons are cumulative (each lesson builds on the previous lesson). Many of the lesson videos have PDF attachments in the additional resources tab. These are the text guitar lessons to use while watching the videos. You can download, save, and print these.

4.2/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 21 lectures & 4 hours of content 24/7
  • Be able to read TAB (tablature)
  • Name every note on every fret
  • Play all the open chords
  • Find barre chords everywhere
  • Play solos
  • Learn soloing tricks
  • Jam along with backing tracks
  • Strum using different patterns
  • Learn basic guitar theory
Dan Dresnok | Guitar Teacher
4.5/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Dan has been teaching guitar lessons for over 28 years and has taught over 35,000 students both online and in person. He's eager to share everything that I know about guitar & music. Dan has worked as a session guitarist for recording studios, performed countless times, and moderated over 100 group guitar clinics. He's written several guitar method books and created over a dozen online guitar courses. Dan specializes in jazz, bluegrass, blues, rock, music, and guitar theory.

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
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  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner
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  • Guitar

Course Outline

  • Guitar Basics
    • Preview - 2:54
    • Welcome to the Course - 11:58
    • Beginner Guitar Lessons Checklist - 10:01
    • Learn the Guitar Strings - 4:28
    • How to Read Guitar Tab - 5:08
    • Tuning Your Guitar - 10:02
    • The Best Guitar Warmup - 9:39
    • Learn the Open Guitar Chords - 13:00
    • Find Every Note on the Guitar - 15:11
    • Learn the Major Scale on Guitar - 10:29
    • One Scale Fits All - 15:38
    • How to Use Backing Tracks - 14:42
    • Backing Track in G Major (E minor pentatonic) - 10:25
    • Backing Track in A Dorian (A minor pentatonic) - 10:22
    • Barre Chords - 17:04
    • Rhythm & Strumming - 17:56
    • Going Forward - 5:48
  • Bonus Lessons
    • Can You Count This - 10:50
    • Guitar Tools - major - 18:54
    • Guitar Tools - minor - 24:29
    • The Minor Scale - 9:53

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Easy Blues Guitar Crash Course

Learn the Basic Blue Terms, Turnaround Riffs, & Ways to Embellish Your Chords

By Dan Dresnok | in Online Courses

Blues guitar is easy to learn and has endless possibilities for chords and soloing - even though most blues are only 3 chords. This complete guitar course will quickly and easily have you playing real blues guitar. It starts at the very beginning levels of blues to learn about the chords and structure of major Delta-style blues. You'll learn about the rhythm and strumming of the swing (shuffle) feel to make your chords sound authentic. You'll learn the basic blues terms that all musicians speak to each other, as well as turnaround riffs and ways to embellish your chords. You'll also learn how to properly solo over various major & minor blues progressions & songs so you'll always feel confident in soloing over the blues in any key, including minor keys!

4.6/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 22 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Play real blues guitar
  • Play blues in several keys
  • Strum using a swing (shuffle) feel
  • Learn popular blues soloing methods
  • Play both the major & minor blues
  • Blues terminology
  • Play along with jam tracks
  • Learn turnaround riffs
Dan Dresnok | Guitar Teacher
4.5/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Dan has been teaching guitar lessons for over 28 years and has taught over 35,000 students both online and in person. He's eager to share everything that I know about guitar & music. Dan has worked as a session guitarist for recording studios, performed countless times, and moderated over 100 group guitar clinics. He's written several guitar method books and created over a dozen online guitar courses. Dan specializes in jazz, bluegrass, blues, rock, music, and guitar theory.

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  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels
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  • Guitar

Course Outline

  • Blues Guitar Lessons
    • Preview - 2:32
    • Welcome to the Course - 11:50
    • Tuning Your Guitar - 10:02
    • Chords - E A B - 3:07
    • 12-Bar Blues - 3:02
    • Triplets - 3:30
    • Swing Feel - 3:58
    • 12-Bar Blues in E - 6:14
    • The I IV V Change - 4:31
    • Turnarounds: Walkups & Walkdowns - 9:43
    • Soloing - 12:19
    • 12-Bar Blues in G - 6:00
    • 12-Bar Blues in C - 3:41
    • 12-Bar Blues in A - 5:57
    • Minor Blues - 21:08
  • Jam Tracks
    • How to Use Backing Tracks - 14:42
    • Jam Track - 12-Bar Blues in E - 10:09
    • Jam Track - 12-Bar Blues in G - 10:09
    • Jam Track - 12-Bar Blues in A - 10:09
    • Jam Track - 12-Bar Blues in C - 10:09
    • Jam Track - Minor 12-Bar Blues in A - 10:02
    • Closing Thoughts & Moving Forward - 5:01

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Beginner Guitar Lessons Crash Course

Play Chords in Songs, Do Solos, Strum Various Patterns, Read Guitar Tabs, & More

By Dan Dresnok | in Online Courses

This is an easy and fun beginner guitar course to turn you into a confident and knowledgeable guitar player as quickly as possible. It starts at the very beginning, assuming that you're starting from scratch. By the end of this course, you'll be playing chords in songs, soloing, strumming various patterns, reading guitar tabs, and generally understanding your guitar. You'll be able to teach yourself any song you want to learn. You'll be able to play guitar by yourself or with friends.

4.6/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 18 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Start reading TAB (tablature)
  • Find every note on the guitar
  • Know all the basic chords
  • Be able to solo over songs
  • Strum various patterns
  • Use techniques like hammers & pulls
  • Play guitar with confidence
  • Learn basic guitar theory
Dan Dresnok | Guitar Teacher
4.5/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Dan has been teaching guitar lessons for over 28 years and has taught over 35,000 students both online and in person. He's eager to share everything that I know about guitar & music. Dan has worked as a session guitarist for recording studios, performed countless times, and moderated over 100 group guitar clinics. He's written several guitar method books and created over a dozen online guitar courses. Dan specializes in jazz, bluegrass, blues, rock, music, and guitar theory.

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

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  • Guitar

Course Outline

  • Guitar Lessons
    • Preview - 3:31
    • Welcome to the Course - 11:47
    • Names of the Guitar Strings - 4:31
    • How to Read TAB (tablature) - 5:02
    • Tuning Your Guitar - 10:02
    • Find All the Notes - 8:25
    • Open Chords - 8:13
    • Pick Control - 10:44
    • Warm Up Exercise - 10:44
    • Strumming & Rhythm - 7:17
    • Pentatonic Minor Scale for Minor Songs - 5:45
    • Techniques - 7:52
    • Barre Chords - 9:01
    • Pentatonic Minor Scale for Major Songs - 6:09
    • Arpeggios - 5:37
    • Rumba - 15:11
    • How to Use Backing Tracks - 14:42
    • Moving Forward - 8:57

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Ear Training for the Curious Guitarist

Complete Ear Training & Pitch Recognition Course for Guitar: Identify All Intervals and Every Pitch by Ear

By Dan Dresnok | in Online Courses

This complete ear training course will teach you how to identify any relative note, interval, or pitch by ear. Ear training is an extremely valuable skill that's taught in every university-level music program - and is now available for you in this course! You'll use relative pitch ear training to hear & play music without actually seeing our guitar - only hearing it. This is a skill that every musician can easily learn and every pro guitarist uses regularly. Any kind of six string guitar will work well for this course - electric, acoustic, or classical.

4.7/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 13 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Gain 100% relative pitch mastery
  • Identify all 12 pitches by ear
  • Use intervals to think about music
  • Play ear training games
  • Get pitch association techniques
  • Review the chromatic & major scales
  • Know how it will sound before you play it
  • Hear music with new ears
Dan Dresnok | Guitar Teacher
4.5/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Dan has been teaching guitar lessons for over 28 years and has taught over 35,000 students both online and in person. He's eager to share everything that I know about guitar & music. Dan has worked as a session guitarist for recording studios, performed countless times, and moderated over 100 group guitar clinics. He's written several guitar method books and created over a dozen online guitar courses. Dan specializes in jazz, bluegrass, blues, rock, music, and guitar theory.

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  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
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  • Guitar

Course Outline

  • Ear Training
    • Preview - 4:30
    • Welcome to the Course - 11:08
    • The Chromatic Scale - 12:43
    • The Major Scale - 15:08
    • Intervals - 22:01
    • Major Scale Intervals - 15:44
    • The 5 Non-Scale Intervals - 16:48
    • Rules of the Pitch Game - 8:47
    • Playing the Pitch Game 1 - 7:11
    • Playing the Pitch Game 2 - 12:45
    • Sing to the Pitch - 8:15
    • Pitch Associations - 15:04
    • Going Forward - 9:13

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Blues for the Curious Guitarist

Navigate Blues Theory So You Can Always Have Fun & Be Creative When Playing Blues Guitar

By Dan Dresnok | in Online Courses

This is a complete course to help you fully understand and play real blues guitar. The class starts at the very beginning (assuming that you're starting from scratch) and works its way up to advanced blues. By the end of this course, you'll be chord comping and soloing over several different major & minor blues progressions and songs. You'll have endless chord changing possibilities so that your chords will always be exciting with unlimited soloing choices. You'll learn to properly solo over blues songs in any key, giving you several positions and options for where & how you want to approach your solos.

4.6/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 45 lectures & 9 hours of content 24/7
  • Get a good understanding of real blues guitar
  • Learn blues chords up & down the fretboard
  • Solo like the greatest blues players
  • Get a swing feel for strumming & picking
  • Learn major & minor blues forms
  • Know blues tricks for flawless solos
  • Learn & play popular blues songs
  • Understand the blues guitar theory
  • Practice many different blues turnarounds
Dan Dresnok | Guitar Teacher
4.5/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Dan has been teaching guitar lessons for over 28 years and has taught over 35,000 students both online and in person. He's eager to share everything that I know about guitar & music. Dan has worked as a session guitarist for recording studios, performed countless times, and moderated over 100 group guitar clinics. He's written several guitar method books and created over a dozen online guitar courses. Dan specializes in jazz, bluegrass, blues, rock, music, and guitar theory.

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
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  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels
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  • Guitar

Course Outline

  • Blues Guitar Basics
    • Preview - 3:22
    • Welcome to the Course - 12:21
    • Guitar Fundamentals - 19:37
    • Tuning Your Guitar - 10:02
    • Open Chords - 17:47
    • Barre Chords - 22:51
    • Basic Rhythm - 22:59
    • Swing Feel - 20:51
    • Arpeggios - 18:55
    • Scales - 22:40
    • Techniques - 15:07
    • Dominant 7th Chord Shapes - 12:29
  • Major Blues
    • 12-Bar Blues in E - 21:24
    • Walk-Ups & Walk-Downs - 11:25
    • Soloing with Arpeggios - 16:10
    • Soloing with Mixolydian - 21:00
    • 12-Bar Blues in A - 25:55
    • The Blue Note - 13:04
    • 12-Bar Blues in C - 15:03
    • Relative & Parallel Modes - 16:00
  • Minor Blues
    • Minor 12-Bar Blues in A - 9:54
    • Soloing with Minor Arpeggios - 8:39
    • Soloing with Pentatonic Minor Scale - 13:40
    • Soloing with Natural Minor Scale - 17:31
    • Minor 12-Bar Blues in E - 11:42
    • Minor 12-Bar Blues in G - 11:26
  • Blues Songs
    • Backwater Blues - 5:03
    • Frankie and Albert - 5:12
    • Dust My Broom - 3:16
    • Going Down the Road Feeling Bad - 4:54
    • Saint James Infirmary Blues - 7:58
    • Nobody Knows You When You're Down & Out - 7:09
    • How to Use Backing Tracks - 14:42
    • Closing Thoughts - Moving Forward - 7:06
  • Jam Tracks
    • How to Use Backing Tracks - 14:42
    • Jam Track - 12-Bar Blues in G Major - 10:09
    • Jam Track - 12-Bar Blues in A Major - 10:09
    • Jam Track - 12-Bar Blues in C Major - 10:09
    • Jam Track - 12-Bar Blues in E Major - 10:09
    • Jam Track - Minor 12-Bar Blues in A - 10:02
  • Bonus Lessons
    • More Blues Turnarounds #1 - 4:27
    • More Blues Turnarounds #2 - 6:21
    • More Blues Turnarounds #3 - 7:21
    • More Blues Turnarounds #4 - 7:47
    • More Blues Turnarounds #5 - 9:45

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Jazz for the Curious Guitarist

Learn How to Play Real Jazz Guitar: Extended & Altered Jazz Guitar Theory, Chords, Scales, and Arpeggios

By Dan Dresnok | in Online Courses

If you are ready to finally learn how to play real jazz guitar, then this course is for you. It will take you from the very beginning to show you the basics of guitar playing through to a high level of jazz in which you'll have knowledge of all chords that exist, basic & advanced scales and arpeggios, rhythm, and music & guitar theory. This course starts assuming that you don't play guitar at all. The first section of the course is all about teaching you the guitar basics to get you ready for the next 5 sections - jazz lessons. Every lesson video in this course has PDF attachments in the additional resources tabs.

4.8/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 52 lectures & 13 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn how to play jazz guitar
  • Play & construct any chord that exists
  • Learn all of the relative modes throughout the fretboard
  • Solo using every arpeggio
  • Learn extensive music theory to allow you to teach yourself
  • Know guitar basics for beginners or as a refresher
  • Practice multiple advanced scales & soloing techniques
  • Master chord progressions & practice jam examples
  • Use tablature & learn to read music
  • Learn about altered theory
Dan Dresnok | Guitar Teacher
4.5/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Dan has been teaching guitar lessons for over 28 years and has taught over 35,000 students both online and in person. He's eager to share everything that I know about guitar & music. Dan has worked as a session guitarist for recording studios, performed countless times, and moderated over 100 group guitar clinics. He's written several guitar method books and created over a dozen online guitar courses. Dan specializes in jazz, bluegrass, blues, rock, music, and guitar theory.

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels
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  • Guitar

Course Outline

  • Jazz Beginner
    • Types of 7th Chords - 29:48
    • Relative Chords - 18:15
    • Relative Modes - 19:46
    • Relative Chords with 7ths - 20:36
    • Arpeggios - 7ths - 20:23
    • Jam - Relative C Chords - 24:02
  • Guitar Basics
    • Preview - 4:26
    • Welcome to the Course - 11:24
    • Guitar Fundamentals - 19:03
    • Open Chords - 14:42
    • Barre Chords - Basic - 18:44
    • Arpeggios - Basic - 22:57
    • Rhythm Study - 28:32
    • Major Scale in C - 17:56
    • Techniques - 18:38
  • Jazz Novice
    • Types of 6 and 9 Chords - 19:02
    • Relative Chords to the 9th Extension - 15:56
    • Arpeggios - 6s and 9s - 16:55
    • Various Types of Chords - 15:15
    • Chord Numbering - 17:16
    • The ii V I Change - 14:44
  • Jazz Intermediate
    • Intervals - 22:27
    • Relative Chords to the 13th Extension - 26:35
    • Arpeggios - 6/9, 11, 13 - 17:02
    • Chord Tones & Dyads - 19:53
    • Reading Music - 28:52
    • Cycling 4ths - 11:08
  • Jazz Advanced
    • Altered Chords - 20:03
    • Altered Arpeggios - 17:14
    • Whole Tone Scale - 9:25
    • Super Locrian Mode - 13:12
    • Diminished Scale - 14:34
    • Passing Dim7 Chords - 15:34
  • Jazz Expert
    • Passing Dominant Chords - 19:27
    • Tritone Substitution & Secondary Dominants - 17:26
    • Advanced Pentatonics - 19:31
    • Bebop Scales - 10:03
    • Jazz Progression 1 - 8:21
    • Jazz Progression 2 - 12:26
    • Honorable Mention - 9:18
  • Bonus Lessons
    • Phrygian Dominant Scale - 8:40
    • Dominant in Music - 13:22
    • Lydian Dominant Scale - 6:31
    • Altered Chords - 12:49
    • CmM7 - 15:24
    • Dim7 Chords - 16:55
    • Straight 8th vs Swinging 8ths - 10:55
  • Backing Tracks
    • Backing Track - C 116 bpm - 10:12
    • Backing Track - Cm 72 bpm - 10:06
    • Backing Track - Eb 88 bpm - 10:11
    • Backing Track - C 100 bpm - 9:59
    • Backing Track - Bb 140 bpm - 10:03

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Guitar Lessons for the Curious Guitarist

Basic Chords, Jam Tracks, Techniques & More! Complete Guitar Lessons for Beginners and Advanced Guitar Players Alike

By Dan Dresnok | in Online Courses

Welcome to Guitar Lessons for the Curious Guitarist! This is a complete guitar lessons course for all guitar levels - beginner to advanced. Any kind of six-string guitar will work well for this course - electric, acoustic, or classical guitar. This course is arranged in 10 sections with cumulative lessons that each build on the previous lessons. Throughout this course, you'll focus mainly on chords, rhythm, arpeggios, scales & modes, and more. Any kind of six-string guitar will work well for this course - electric, acoustic, or classical guitar.

4.7/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 80 lectures & 29 hours of content 24/7
  • Read & write music with TAB or standard notation
  • Solo & improvize over any song
  • Learn every guitar chord
  • Master rhythm & strumming
  • Learn how to solo with arpeggios
  • Learn comprehensive scales & modes
  • Understand in-depth music theory
  • Practice ear-training & pitch recognition.
  • Acquire techniques like slides, pull-offs, harmonics, & tapping.
  • Play with an acoustic or electric guitar
Dan Dresnok | Guitar Teacher
4.5/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Dan has been teaching guitar lessons for over 28 years and has taught over 35,000 students both online and in person. He's eager to share everything that I know about guitar & music. Dan has worked as a session guitarist for recording studios, performed countless times, and moderated over 100 group guitar clinics. He's written several guitar method books and created over a dozen online guitar courses. Dan specializes in jazz, bluegrass, blues, rock, music, and guitar theory.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

Requirements

  • Guitar

Course Outline

  • Guitar Basics
    • Preview - 3:26
    • Welcome to the Course - 11:59
    • Getting Started - Fundamentals - 20:29
    • Guitar Anatomy - 12:01
    • Tuning - 19:18
    • Picking & Speed Exercise - 15:39
    • How to Change Guitar Strings - 57:39
  • Beginner Level
    • Open Chords - 37:36
    • Rhythm 1 - Beats & Rests - 48:21
    • Pentatonic Scales - 31:25
    • Arpeggios - Basics - 39:17
    • Relative Major & Minor Scales - 43:44
  • Novice Level
    • Barre Chords - 41:14
    • Rhythm 2 - Strumming 8th Notes - 31:50
    • Intervals - 40:16
    • The Relative Modes - Basics - 50:41
    • Techniques - 32:48
    • Reading Music - 43:58
  • Intermediate Level
    • CAGED chords - 36:34
    • Rhythm 3 - Strumming 16th Notes - 26:57
    • Arpeggios - Full Fretboard - 44:19
    • Single-String Scales - 17:50
    • Dyads - 13:23
    • Harmonics - 26:24
  • Advanced Level
    • Relative Chords - 49:26
    • Blues Chords - 34:16
    • Rhythm 4 - Rhythm Theory - 36:36
    • Rhythm 5 - Triplets - 14:42
    • Arpeggios - Extended - 41:06
    • Soloing with Modes - 52:35
  • Expert Level
    • Extended Chords - 30:36
    • Country Strumming & Walking - 30:57
    • Arpeggios Within Modes - 26:49
    • Modes - Advanced Soloing - 25:06
    • Blues Soloing - 29:22
    • Deciphering Song Keys - 12:38
  • World Class Level
    • Other Chords - 41:43
    • Rhythm 6 - 40 Exercises - 53:39
    • Arpeggios - Chord Tones & Tone Clusters - 8:54
    • Open Position - 22:17
    • Relative Pitch Ear Training - 21:29
    • Pedal Tones & Pitch Axis - 11:55
    • Closing Thoughts - Moving Forward - 7:26
  • Jam Along
    • Jam Along - G Major - 12:11
    • Jam Along - C Major - 13:05
    • Jam Along - A Major - 12:20
    • Jam Along - A Dorian - 11:51
    • Jam Along - D Mixolydian - 12:09
    • Jam Along - Canon in D - 11:35
    • Jam Along - Blues in A Major - 16:23
    • Jam Along - Flamenco in A minor - 13:27
    • Jam Along - Minor Blues in A - 14:05
    • Jam Along - Rumba in E minor - 11:23
  • Jam Tracks
    • Jam Track - G Ionian - 10:08
    • Jam Track - A Dorian - 10:05
    • Jam Track - B Phrygian - 10:00
    • Jam Track - C Lydian - 10:03
    • Jam Track - D Mixolydian - 10:03
    • Jam Track - E Aeolian - 10:10
  • Bonus Lessons
    • Solo Patterns - 23:33
    • Sweep Picking - 23:50
    • Chord Walking - 14:25
    • Dim7 - 9:15
    • Relative vs Parallel Scales - 6:52
    • Secondary Dominant Chords - 6:35
    • Hybrid Chords - 9:46
    • Guitar Modes Crash Course - 45:37
    • CAGED Chords - Major - 9:36
    • CAGED Chords - Minor - 12:00
    • Pentatonic Modes - The 5 Shapes - 11:46
    • Sus Chords - 11:11
    • Power Chords - 15:23
    • Types of 7th Chords - 22:55
    • A Minor Stuff - 14:50
    • Circle of Fifths - 19:07
    • Lots of G Chords - 11:18
    • Negative Harmony: Theory & Application - 9:39
    • The Whole-Tone Scale - 10:28
    • Tone Rows - 12:16
    • wwhwwwh (major scale formula) - 8:39

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24

Children's Songs for the Guitar

Level Up Your Solo Skills & Play 20 Children's Songs on Guitar

By Dan Dresnok | in Online Courses

In this complete course, you'll learn 20 of the most popular children's melodies in all 12 keys. You'll learn about each song's melody construction and how to create your own simple & powerful melodies when you solo. You'll learn each of these melodies in closed (barre) positions, so it'll be easy to change the key anytime you want. Learning children's songs & nursery rhymes is a great way to improve your guitar soloing. Plus, it's easy and fun! Any kind of six-string guitar will work well for this course - electric, acoustic, or classical guitar.

4.8/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 24 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Play 20 children's songs on the guitar
  • Use theory for better guitar solos
  • Understand how to create a melody
  • Use arpeggios & scales together
  • Create meaningful solos
  • Easily transpose (change key) these melodies
Dan Dresnok | Guitar Teacher
4.5/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Dan has been teaching guitar lessons for over 28 years and has taught over 35,000 students both online and in person. He's eager to share everything that I know about guitar & music. Dan has worked as a session guitarist for recording studios, performed countless times, and moderated over 100 group guitar clinics. He's written several guitar method books and created over a dozen online guitar courses. Dan specializes in jazz, bluegrass, blues, rock, music, and guitar theory.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

Requirements

  • Guitar

Course Outline

  • Children's Songs
    • Preview - 5:41
    • Welcome to the Course - 11:46
    • Guitar Primer - 17:55
    • Amazing Grace - 5:59
    • Bingo - 2:35
    • Frere Jacques - 2:21
    • Happy Birthday - 3:10
    • Heart and Soul - 5:21
    • If You're Happy and You Know It - 2:25
    • I'm a Little Teapot - 3:36
    • London Bridge - 3:37
    • Mary Had a Little Lamb - 3:53
    • Ode to Joy - 7:11
    • Old MacDonald Had a Farm - 4:06
    • Pop Goes the Weasel - 5:44
    • Row Row Row Your Boat - 4:45
    • TAPS - 4:07
    • The Farmer in the Dell - 4:13
    • The Itsy Bitsy Spider - 4:18
    • The Wheels On the Bus - 6:21
    • This Old Man - 4:17
    • Twinkle Twinkle Little Star - 4:02
    • Yankee Doodle - 4:47
    • Final Thoughts - 4:33

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21

Advanced Guitar Fingerpicking

Take Your Acoustic Fingerpicking Skills To Another Level

By Patrick O'Malley | in Online Courses

In this course, you learn about Advanced Rhythm and Polyrhythms, harmonizing scales, adding percussion elements, using alternate tunings, and blending everything you learned. You will also deep dive into classic compositions and learn the techniques that drive them. At the end of the lecture, you will be able to play fingerpicking style using 3/2 polyrhythms, harmonize scales and incorporate wide intervals, use different bass patterns, and more.

4.6/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 21 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Master Advanced Rhythm & Polyrhythms
  • Deep dive into classic compositions & learn the techniques behind them
  • Play fingerpicking style using 3/2 polyrhythms
  • Harmonize scales & incorporate wide interval into playing fingerstyle picking
  • Use different bass patterns within a single song
  • Add percussive elements to your repertoire
  • Learn awesome-sounding version of classics
  • Understand the thought process of making your acoustic sound like the orchestra it is
Patrick O'Malley | Guitar Instructor
4.6/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Patrick O'Malley is a guitar instructor that has been giving guitar lessons for over 15 years now. He started teaching students fingerpicking from lesson one 10 years ago. Over the years, he have observed what common building blocks students are missing to understand the requirement of playing guitar, thus leading to his desire to better his trade and share his knowledge.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: advanced
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

Requirements

  • Guitar


Terms

  • Unredeemed licenses can be returned for store credit within 30 days of purchase. Once your license is redeemed, all sales are final.