Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Lessons
Navigating The Fretboard For Beginners
By approaching the guitar with different systems and patterns, you’ll be able to make sense of the guitar’s fretboard.

Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Lessons
The 7 Chord Progressions That Changed Music History
In this lesson, Ayla Tesler-Mabe discusses seven chord progressions that changed musical history. Understanding how these progressions were put together is a great exercise in your guitar playing.

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. […]

Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Lessons
Guitar Pedals 101: Adding Effects To Your Playing
Pedals are a HUGE part of your setup and sound, but there are so many options to choose from. So how do you know where to start?

Jeff Turner  /  Lessons
5 Easy Guitar Songs For Beginners (With Chord Charts)
5 Easy Guitar Songs For Beginners (FREE PDF downloads)

Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Lessons
Why The Bohemian Rhapsody Solo is THAT Good
(Download the tabs) There are only so many songs you could reasonably classify as a “masterpiece”. But Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody is undoubtedly one of them. You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone that would disagree. From the epic arrangement to what many people consider the greatest rock guitar solo in music history, Bohemian Rhapsody is full […]

Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Lessons
How To Play Take Me Home, Country Roads (The Easy Way)
Learn how to play Take Me Home, Country Roads by John Denver in this beginner guitar lesson with Ayla Tesler-Mabe.

Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Lessons
The 6 Levels Of Guitar Solos
Learn how to improvise freely on the guitar and create your own melodic licks through these six levels of soloing on guitar.

Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Lessons
Stop Your Guitar From Buzzing and Get a Better Tone
Does your guitar amp buzz like crazy? Learn how to find the cause of the buzz and get rid of it entirely in this lesson.

Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Lessons
Understanding Iconic Solos (Something By The Beatles)
Why is George Harrison's solo in "Something" by The Beatles so great? Learn all about it in this video lesson with Ayla Tesler-Mabe.

Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Lessons
The 6 Best Beatles Guitar Riffs
Join Ayla Tesler-Mabe and learn how to play 6 of the most iconic guitar riffs by The Beatles.

Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Lessons
Getting The Best Pink Floyd Guitar Tone (Run Like Hell)
In this lesson, we’ll be breaking down David Gilmour’s immaculate guitar tone in the song “Run Like Hell” from Pink Floyd’s 1979 album The Wall. This song is built on a particularly groovy delay-loaded guitar riff played by Gilmour. The biggest challenge in playing this tune yourself is getting the riff and the two synchronous […]

Ayla Tesler-Mabe, Kent Shores  /  Lessons
How To Play Thunderstruck – Rhythm vs. Lead Guitar
In this lesson, Ayla and Kent are here to break down both guitar parts from Thunderstruck!

Kent Shores  /  Lessons
The 5 Best Kurt Cobain Riffs
Download the tabs and learn how to play five of Nirvana's most iconic guitar riffs with this lesson video.

Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Lessons
How To Quickly Learn A Full Song On Guitar
Sometimes, you’re required to learn a song quickly, with no prior knowledge of the song. Ayla Tesler-Mabe goes through her process of learning a full song on guitar on the spot.

Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Lessons
The Magical Chords Of Stevie Wonder
No matter which way you look at it, Stevie Wonder is a musical magician. His mastery of melody, harmony, rhythm, chords, and everything else in between is on a level beyond many musicians’ understanding. So how can you capture a little bit of Stevie’s magic for yourself? Well in this lesson, Ayla Tesler-Mabe adapts his […]

Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Lessons
6 Hendrix Riffs That Changed History
In this lesson, we take an in-depth look at 6 of Jimi Hendrix's most iconic riffs and how they influenced musical history.

Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Lessons
How To Play Guitar & Sing At The Same Time
Playing guitar and singing at the same time doesn’t come naturally. Ayla Tesler-Mabe and Lisa Witt provide helpful advice to get you playing and singing together.

Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Lessons
How To Play The “Back In Black” Solo & Sound Like AC/DC
July 25th, 1980, AC/DC released Back in Black. In this video I teach you how to play one of the most iconic guitar solos of all-time.

Kent Shores  /  Lessons
Why Malcolm Young Was The Best Guitar Player in AC/DC
Angus Young is probably the first name you think of when talking about the guitar playing in AC/DC. But there is a solid argument to be made that Malcolm Young’s guitar playing was just as important. Rhythm guitar is an essential part of their music and Malcolm was a master of laying down a rock-solid […]

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