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Learn to Play the Christmas Anthem "Joy to the World"
The Christmas anthem "Joy to the World" works beautifully for solo fingerstyle guitar. Learn to play the intro with the help of this excerpt from Holiday Songs for Fingerstyle Guitar.
Master An Easy Version of “Jingle Bells” Just In Time For the Holidays
Did you know that “Jingle Bells” was originally a Thanksgiving children’s production? Learn to play an easy version of the holiday favorite with the help of this excerpt.
This excerpt from Music Basics for Guitarists breaks down the differences between major and minor scales and reveals what it is that gives minor keys that sad sound.
Use the Flat VI Chord in Your Blues Rock Songs
Note that in this excerpt, you’re playing all rock-style power chords, which have no thirds so are not explicitly major or minor.
ArtistWorks Instructor Martin Taylor Teaches the Foundation of His Fingerstyle Mastery
In this free lesson from the good folks over at ArtistWorks, solo jazz icon Martin Taylor teaches the foundation of his fingerstyle mastery.
Presented by Artistworks
Cordoba Guitars Artist Iren Arutyunyan on the Basics of Fingerstyle Technique
Learn how to apply the basics of fingerstyle technique to the Beatles’ song “Blackbird” with the help of this free video lesson from our friends at Cordoba Guitars.
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