Exciting new changes are coming to Jamorama! We’re proud to announce that we’re introducing social networking to the site. Whether you’re just getting into guitar or you’re a seasoned veteran, the new social tools will help you build a strong support network that you can go to for encouragement, advice and support for years to […]
One of the common problems I see new guitarists having is difficulty playing new chords – especially tricky chords like the Bm and F barre chords. So I’ve developed a little trick that makes learning new chords a breeze. I call it the pressing technique and it’s really going to help you to learn new […]
Learn how to play Dock of the Bay, a great classic song for any guitarist to know… This song always gets the crowd singing and heads bopping.
Here’s a fun song to learn. It’s called ‘Wake Me Up’ and it’s by Avicii. It’s got everything – picking, cool chords, and a technical little melody line.
These funk guitar lessons reveal the strumming hand secrets that enable you to create mega funky guitar solos that get people grooving.
Some of you will recall I did a free strumming series on YouTube a year or so ago. In it I covered some essential guitar strums aimed at getting you up and playing in a range of musical styles, fast. Well, it seems that I missed one major style… ballad strum… And it’s been eating […]
A few years back, I was asked to be the guitar tutor at a local music school. For one day each week, I would work with a handful of guitarists giving guidance and training. My first day was spent being shown around the incredible facility complete with studio, session rooms, and complete band set-ups. Everyone […]
“I didn’t get to play as much as I’d hoped this week.” This is the most common thing any student says to me at the beginning of each lesson. Seriously, this is said by almost every student that arrives at my studio. No one ever seems to feel they’ve done enough playing to justify the […]
“I bet I’m the worst student you’ve ever had” she said as she started to put her guitar away. The truth is, Lisa was probably the most talented person to sit opposite me in months. She was a real natural and picked everything up quicker than most. She was a complete beginner and had always […]
The thing I love about getting face to face with other aspiring musicians that are hungry to improve, is knowing that I’m going to learn something from them. I know, I know… you’ve heard that cheesy statement before, but it’s so true and here’s another example of it. I met Bill (not his real name) […]