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  • Learn To Play Rhythm Guitar





    It's all about the rhythm! Being able to play in time and learning how the rhythm works is probably the most fundamental part of being a musician. In some cultures students of music are not permitted to even attempt to use their chosen instruments until they have learned to understand rhythmic structures by using their bodies first. Rhythm is what binds the music together and the groove is what makes the listener want to dance, nod their head or click their fingers! Although rhythm guitarists tend not to be as well known as their counterparts on lead guitar the work of the good rhythm player is an integral part of how effective the song is. Here you will find some tips and pointers on how to play guitar efficiently and in time ranging from basic introductory lessons all the way through to more complex Jazz and Latin Rhythms.

  • Blues Rhythms

    An integral part of being a guitarist is being able to play the blues. It is one of the most iconic and instantly recognizeable styles of gutar playing, and there is very little in todays modern popular music that isn't still touched by the blues

    12 Bar Blues Shuffle   The Blues Shuffle Rhythm and How to Play a Blues Shuffle in A

    Riff Based Blues   How to Play a Blues Riff

  • Jazz Rhythms

    Jazz Rhythm Playing can be quite complicated as it is necessary to be able to improvise rhythm parts that compliment what the other musicians that you are playing along with are doing. Follow the lesson below for an introduction to jazz comping.

    Jazz Comping: The 'Hiccup' Method