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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 · 28689 Hits · 4.43/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 5/23/2014
 
Arpeggio Study In Am
A very simple, but effective arpeggio study.
Classical · Beginner · 17491 Hits · 4.71/5 (14 ratings) · Last modified: 5/20/2014
 
The Minor 2-5-1
How to play it.
Jazz · Advanced · 3717 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 · 7300 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 · 6070 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 · 2910 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 · 6493 Hits · 4.29/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 11/10/2012
 
The Rights Of Man
Nice Irish hornpipe
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1371 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 10/22/2012
 
Where Are You Now?
Composing a tune on guitar.
Jazz · Intermediate · 9433 Hits · 4.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 8/1/2012
 
Soloing Over A Jazz Blues
Just what it says :)
Jazz · Intermediate · 9159 Hits · 4.83/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 7/27/2012
 
Banks Of The Ohio
Carter-style picking, beginner to advanced.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 29030 Hits · 4.82/5 (22 ratings) · Last modified: 7/25/2012
 
Playing The Pilgrim Song
Good licks from live performance.
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 1742 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 · 2522 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 · 1279 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 7/8/2012
 
Nice Bossa Tune
Melody and chordal accompaniment.
Jazz · Intermediate · 1056 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 · 2914 Hits · 4.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 6/30/2012
 
Wildwood Flower
NOT the usual Clarence White version!
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 14237 Hits · 4.13/5 (15 ratings) · Last modified: 6/28/2012
 
Imitation Is
The sincerest form of flattery
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 9239 Hits · 4.93/5 (14 ratings) · Last modified: 5/17/2012
 
Speechless
A work in progress. For Nick De Guzman.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3313 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 · 16551 Hits · 4.94/5 (17 ratings) · Last modified: 5/14/2012
 
Chorinho - A Brazilian Style
Learning a little more about brazilian music.
Other · Intermediate · 5187 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 · 16769 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 · 11830 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 · 29231 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 · 6241 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 · 15530 Hits · 4.87/5 (15 ratings) · Last modified: 5/6/2012
 
Groovy Blue Sea
A twelve bar groove, of sorts.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2502 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 · 4727 Hits · 4.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 5/5/2012
 
Understanding The Tritone Substitution
How to use and play tritones.
Jazz · Beginner · 19417 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 · 1374 Hits · 2.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 11/9/2011
 
Improvising Over Tritones
Here's how.
Jazz · Intermediate · 4147 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 · 1664 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 · 487 Hits · 4.50/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 6/3/2011
 
Charlie Christian...
Or how to do arpeggios
Jazz · Beginner · 2063 Hits · 4.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 3/15/2011
 
IMPROVISATION!
A brief guide. Seriously.
Jazz · Beginner · 2693 Hits · 3.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 3/15/2011
 
The Nine Pound Hammer
Here's how.
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 2350 Hits · 4.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 3/4/2011
 
Soloing Over A Ballad
Putting together a solo over ballad changes.
Jazz · Intermediate · 3955 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 11/18/2010
 
'Professional' Jazz Lines
How the greats did it.
Jazz · Advanced · 5013 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 · 3898 Hits · 4.67/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 10/16/2010
 
Onward Christian Soldier
Classic hymn played fingerstyle.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1142 Hits · 4.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 7/27/2010