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The 5 Most Commonly Used Chords
By learning the five most commonly used chords in each key, you should be able to accompany most songs.
Basics · Intermediate · 27619 Hits · 4.33/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 5/23/2014
 
Arpeggio Study In Am
A very simple, but effective arpeggio study.
Classical · Beginner · 17231 Hits · 4.71/5 (14 ratings) · Last modified: 5/20/2014
 
The Minor 2-5-1
How to play it.
Jazz · Advanced · 3570 Hits · 4.33/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 1/4/2014
 
Belgian Fluffiness
Play this tune NOW - no theory necessary (although it's included)
Jazz · Intermediate · 7133 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 9/18/2013
 
Sad But True
A tune based around transposable chord shapes, which seem to defy the peculiarities of standard guitar tuning.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 6030 Hits · 4.57/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 2/1/2013
 
Melodic Metal Rhythm
A short piece of a song i wrote in d min. it's metal, it's good. the end rhythm might be a little rough, the playback doesn't work in the composer.
Metal · Intermediate · 2869 Hits · 4.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 11/10/2012
 
Nitty Gritty Punk Rock 1
Punk is heavy it is fast. This should be the hardcore sound you're looking for. this is my first lesson... i don't fully grasp the composer so sorry.
Punk · Intermediate · 6459 Hits · 4.29/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 11/10/2012
 
The Rights Of Man
Nice Irish hornpipe
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1279 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 10/22/2012
 
Where Are You Now?
Composing a tune on guitar.
Jazz · Intermediate · 9337 Hits · 4.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 8/1/2012
 
Soloing Over A Jazz Blues
Just what it says :)
Jazz · Intermediate · 8971 Hits · 4.83/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 7/27/2012
 
Banks Of The Ohio
Carter-style picking, beginner to advanced.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 28878 Hits · 4.82/5 (22 ratings) · Last modified: 7/25/2012
 
Playing The Pilgrim Song
Good licks from live performance.
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 1706 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 7/22/2012
 
Learn To Finger-pick Melodies In The Major And Minor Key
How to fingerpick a melody on top of broken chords, using a capo if necessary.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2302 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 7/8/2012
 
Finger-picking American Style
A couple of ways you can accompany yourself by finger-picking.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1225 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 7/8/2012
 
Nice Bossa Tune
Melody and chordal accompaniment.
Jazz · Intermediate · 1005 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 7/4/2012
 
Two Left Feet
A little finger-style tune based on a 3+2 beat, not recommended for dancing.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2899 Hits · 4.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 6/30/2012
 
Wildwood Flower
NOT the usual Clarence White version!
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 14131 Hits · 4.13/5 (15 ratings) · Last modified: 6/28/2012
 
Imitation Is
The sincerest form of flattery
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 9195 Hits · 4.93/5 (14 ratings) · Last modified: 5/17/2012
 
Speechless
A work in progress. For Nick De Guzman.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3283 Hits · 4.88/5 (16 ratings) · Last modified: 5/16/2012
 
African Echos
One of those elegant picking patterns that just appears from nowhere and demands to be played! Includes suggested left- and right-hand fingerings.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 16486 Hits · 4.94/5 (17 ratings) · Last modified: 5/14/2012
 
Chorinho - A Brazilian Style
Learning a little more about brazilian music.
Other · Intermediate · 5168 Hits · 4.94/5 (17 ratings) · Last modified: 5/13/2012
 
The DayDreamer
This relaxing piece is played up the neck and makes use of open first and second strings. Updated.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 16703 Hits · 4.96/5 (27 ratings) · Last modified: 5/12/2012
 
THE BEST OF YEARS - An Original Tune
This is a little tune copyrighted in 1986. Lots of turmoil in the USA. Moving lines. Feeling of minor with Sub Dominant Major.
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 11800 Hits · 4.82/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 5/11/2012
 
Applying The Pentatonic Scale
A method for applying the G Major/E Minor Pentatonic Scale.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 28850 Hits · 5.00/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 5/10/2012
 
Giuliani - Op.50 No.23 In Am
Giuliani Op.50 No.23 is a nice one for new players. So i felt like adding it up on the lessons
Classical · Intermediate · 6124 Hits · 5.00/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 5/8/2012
 
B MINOR TRIAD & ARPEGGIO POSITIONS
B minor Triad and associated arpeggios. An additiional memory device for remembering various positions needed for B minor. Companion lesson to #7877 and #7842.
Jazz · Intermediate · 15470 Hits · 4.87/5 (15 ratings) · Last modified: 5/6/2012
 
Groovy Blue Sea
A twelve bar groove, of sorts.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2485 Hits · 4.12/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 5/5/2012
 
Prelude For An Angel
A little arpeggiated sequence which may be used for general practice, warmup, study or relaxation. [Renamed]
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4672 Hits · 4.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 5/5/2012
 
Understanding The Tritone Substitution
How to use and play tritones.
Jazz · Beginner · 18736 Hits · 5.00/5 (31 ratings) · Last modified: 5/3/2012
 
A Substitute For The Diminished Scale
A good trick if you need one :)
Jazz · Intermediate · 1342 Hits · 2.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 11/9/2011
 
Improvising Over Tritones
Here's how.
Jazz · Intermediate · 4087 Hits · 3.86/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 11/6/2011
 
Just A Little Talk With Jesus
The old spiritual. The full lyrics will be on the last page.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1623 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 6/4/2011
 
Lo, I Am With You Always
Introduction and basic chord changes to a great song by Rev. Gary Davis. (Did he do any other kind?) From the great commission. This is the basic change, but there are so many variations you can add. Enjoy, and know that Jesus is always with you.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 474 Hits · 4.50/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 6/3/2011
 
Charlie Christian...
Or how to do arpeggios
Jazz · Beginner · 2025 Hits · 4.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 3/15/2011
 
IMPROVISATION!
A brief guide. Seriously.
Jazz · Beginner · 2633 Hits · 3.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 3/15/2011
 
The Nine Pound Hammer
Here's how.
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 2284 Hits · 4.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 3/4/2011
 
Soloing Over A Ballad
Putting together a solo over ballad changes.
Jazz · Intermediate · 3920 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 11/18/2010
 
'Professional' Jazz Lines
How the greats did it.
Jazz · Advanced · 4964 Hits · 4.11/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 11/7/2010
 
Dead Men Marching
After listening clean, try overdriven effect(Experience might be different on different midi tough)
Classical · Advanced · 3851 Hits · 4.67/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 10/16/2010
 
Onward Christian Soldier
Classic hymn played fingerstyle.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1129 Hits · 4.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 7/27/2010