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Recent Lessons

  • January 20, 2023

    Box #10

    Learn the Jim Croce classic from his 1972 album You Don't Mess Around with Jim.

  • January 18, 2023

    Strummy Walk-Downs in Key of C

    A quick guide to perhaps the most common walkdown in all of guitar (C to Am to G), while strumming at the same time.

  • January 12, 2023

    Q&A: Why Bother Learning Scales?

    When are scales worth learning? When are they not worth your time? I share my thoughts, including how they can help even if you aren't interested in lead guitar.

  • January 7, 2023

    I Shall Be Released

    Learn to play Bob Dylan's classic! Based on the recording from his Studio Outtakes (1971)

  • December 31, 2022

    New Course: Practical Music Theory!

    I'm thrilled to announce my first ever course! Here's 7 videos + PDFs to get you started with practical music theory.

  • December 30, 2022

    Learn it for New Years: Auld Lang Syne

    Here's a fun way to combine chords & melody notes with the traditional New Years song, Auld Lang Syne. Originally posted Dec 30, 2018.

  • December 22, 2022

    Transposing "Blue Christmas" to the Key of C Major

    A walkthrough of using music theory techniques transpose this Elvis classic from E Major to C Major.

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Recent Lessons

  • January 20, 2023

    Box #10

    Learn the Jim Croce classic from his 1972 album You Don't Mess Around with Jim.

  • January 18, 2023

    Strummy Walk-Downs in Key of C

    A quick guide to perhaps the most common walkdown in all of guitar (C to Am to G), while strumming at the same time.

  • January 12, 2023

    Q&A: Why Bother Learning Scales?

    When are scales worth learning? When are they not worth your time? I share my thoughts, including how they can help even if you aren't interested in lead guitar.

  • January 7, 2023

    I Shall Be Released

    Learn to play Bob Dylan's classic! Based on the recording from his Studio Outtakes (1971)

  • December 31, 2022

    New Course: Practical Music Theory!

    I'm thrilled to announce my first ever course! Here's 7 videos + PDFs to get you started with practical music theory.

  • December 30, 2022

    Learn it for New Years: Auld Lang Syne

    Here's a fun way to combine chords & melody notes with the traditional New Years song, Auld Lang Syne. Originally posted Dec 30, 2018.

  • December 22, 2022

    Transposing "Blue Christmas" to the Key of C Major

    A walkthrough of using music theory techniques transpose this Elvis classic from E Major to C Major.

Browse All Recent Lessons →

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