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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 · 27998 Hits · 4.43/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 5/23/2014
 
Arpeggio Study In Am
A very simple, but effective arpeggio study.
Classical · Beginner · 17312 Hits · 4.71/5 (14 ratings) · Last modified: 5/20/2014
 
The Minor 2-5-1
How to play it.
Jazz · Advanced · 3605 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 · 7165 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 · 6044 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 · 2882 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 · 6466 Hits · 4.29/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 11/10/2012
 
The Rights Of Man
Nice Irish hornpipe
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1323 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 10/22/2012
 
Where Are You Now?
Composing a tune on guitar.
Jazz · Intermediate · 9351 Hits · 4.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 8/1/2012
 
Soloing Over A Jazz Blues
Just what it says :)
Jazz · Intermediate · 9047 Hits · 4.83/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 7/27/2012
 
Banks Of The Ohio
Carter-style picking, beginner to advanced.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 28948 Hits · 4.82/5 (22 ratings) · Last modified: 7/25/2012
 
Playing The Pilgrim Song
Good licks from live performance.
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 1712 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 · 2360 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 · 1234 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 7/8/2012
 
Nice Bossa Tune
Melody and chordal accompaniment.
Jazz · Intermediate · 1013 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 · 2900 Hits · 4.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 6/30/2012
 
Wildwood Flower
NOT the usual Clarence White version!
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 14162 Hits · 4.13/5 (15 ratings) · Last modified: 6/28/2012
 
Imitation Is
The sincerest form of flattery
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 9204 Hits · 4.93/5 (14 ratings) · Last modified: 5/17/2012
 
Speechless
A work in progress. For Nick De Guzman.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3284 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 · 16502 Hits · 4.94/5 (17 ratings) · Last modified: 5/14/2012
 
Chorinho - A Brazilian Style
Learning a little more about brazilian music.
Other · Intermediate · 5171 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 · 16712 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 · 28945 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 · 6163 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 · 15476 Hits · 4.87/5 (15 ratings) · Last modified: 5/6/2012
 
Groovy Blue Sea
A twelve bar groove, of sorts.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2487 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 · 4689 Hits · 4.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 5/5/2012
 
Understanding The Tritone Substitution
How to use and play tritones.
Jazz · Beginner · 18947 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 · 1350 Hits · 2.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 11/9/2011
 
Improvising Over Tritones
Here's how.
Jazz · Intermediate · 4099 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 · 1626 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 · 2027 Hits · 4.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 3/15/2011
 
IMPROVISATION!
A brief guide. Seriously.
Jazz · Beginner · 2651 Hits · 3.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 3/15/2011
 
The Nine Pound Hammer
Here's how.
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 2296 Hits · 4.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 3/4/2011
 
Soloing Over A Ballad
Putting together a solo over ballad changes.
Jazz · Intermediate · 3931 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 11/18/2010
 
'Professional' Jazz Lines
How the greats did it.
Jazz · Advanced · 4985 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 · 3860 Hits · 4.67/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 10/16/2010
 
Onward Christian Soldier
Classic hymn played fingerstyle.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1132 Hits · 4.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 7/27/2010