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Sami Ghawi  /  Lessons
The Most Basic Fingerstyle Guitar Rhythm
(Download the tabs) There are plenty of different rhythm guitar styles out there that all use a slightly different technique. In this lesson, we’re joined by Guitareo Coach Sami Ghawi for a quick tutorial on the most basic fingerstyle guitar rhythm. With his appropriately-named “thumbs-up” technique, you’ll learn how to play in the style of […]

Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Lessons
5 Levels of “Hey Joe” by Jimi Hendrix
(Download the tabs) The best way to describe the way Jimi Hendrix played is “complete freedom” on the fretboard. He was the king of mixing rhythm and lead guitar together at the same time. Even if you stripped the other instruments away from his performances, there was an entire ensemble of guitar happening at once. […]

Kent Shores, Sami Ghawi  /  Lessons
The Power of Rhythm Guitar
The amazing thing about music is that with just a small change in rhythm, the entire feel of a whole song can be transformed. In this lesson, we’re joined by Guitareo Coach Sami Ghawi to explore the power of rhythm guitar. He’ll be demonstrating this power by using the song “Norwegian Wood” by The Beatles. […]

Nate Savage  /  Videos
5 Essential Campfire Guitar Songs
Playing your acoustic guitar around a fire with friends and family is an amazing experience. So in this video, Nate Savage shares his top five campfire guitar songs.

Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Videos
“Oye Como Va” Santana Guitar Cover
Ayla Tesler-Mabe shares an incredible performance of Santana's "Oye Como Va" on guitar.

Rob Scallon  /  Videos
Building A Guitar From Scratch
Rob Scallon attempts to build a fully functional guitar from scratch in only 10 hours. Check out his entire experience to see everything that went wrong and what went right.

Guitareo  /  Videos
Guitar Pedal Essentials
A beginner’s guide to the world of guitar gear and effects.

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
The Intermediate Guitarist Checklist
Every single guitar player that’s ever existed has been a beginner at some point. For you, that might even be right now. But how do you know when you’ve broken out of the beginner stage and can officially call yourself an intermediate guitar player? Well, everyone has a slightly different set of criteria they use […]

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
A Guide To Playing Easy Guitar Songs
When you’re a beginner guitar player, learning how to play songs you love is probably at the top of your list of goals. Unfortunately, a lot of lessons out there will take you through boring exercises that don’t allow you to do what you really want to… have fun! So in this guide, we’ve put […]

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
The Top Guitar Chord Progressions
Chord progressions make up the backbone of any great song. A combination of the right chords can create a backdrop for a melody fitting of any genre or style.

Devin Dhillon, Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
Guitar Holiday Gift Guide 2021
If you’re shopping for a guitar player this holiday season, then you might be feeling a little overwhelmed by the sheer amount of options available to you when shopping for electric guitars, acoustic guitars, guitar amplifiers, and guitar accessories.  In this holiday buyer’s guide, we’ll give you this year’s best guitar gear recommendations for the […]

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