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Essentials Series



Included in the Guitar Subscription, this series features 30 lessons that will take you through a step-by-step process to prepare you to know and play what every guitarist should:

play rhythm guitar in every key, learn how to use a capo to easily transpose, understand rhythm principles, and learn how to read studio charts with confidence.

You won't waste any time learning to read sheet music that isn't helpful. This is only the essential information that guitarists need. Once you complete this series, you will be able to play rhythm guitar in any key to virtually any song. 

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Core Lessons
in this series

Musical Alphabet Review

Slash Chords

4/4 Strum Pattern Review

How Major Scales Work

How Chord Families Work

How Studio Charts Work

G Chord Family

G Chord Family Switching

"Your Love Oh Lord" (Slow) Example

"Your Love Oh Lord" Example

D Chord Family

D Chord Family Switching

"Come Now is the Time to Worship" (Slow) Example

"Come Now is the Time to Worship" Example

A Chord Family

A Chord Family Switching

"Mighty to Save" Example

C Chord Family

C Chord Family Switching

"From the Inside Out" Example

E Chord Family

E Chord Family Switching

"I Can Only Imagine" (Slow) Example

"I Can Only Imagine" Example

Pushed 8th Strum Pattern

Pushed 16th Strum Pattern

3/4 Time Strum Pattern

6/8 Time Strum Pattern

How a Capo Works


Over 80 Bonus Intermediate Lessons and Songs



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