An overview of JamPlay online guitar lessons

JamPlay is an online video guitar course for all levels, from beginner onwards. There's something for everyone.

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JamPlay is far from being the only online guitar course around, but it's one of the biggest and best known, and for very good reason.

Its library of lessons, which covers everything from how to play basic chords right through to lessons in some very advanced techniques and songs, is vast. There are over 4,000 lessons from 31 different teachers, in just about every style you can imagine.


One of its newest features is Playlists, which groups related lessons together, allowing you to progress smoothly and logically from one lesson to the next. There's also a JamPlay community where members can make friend, chat and send messages to each other. It's a neat way of inspiring each other to keep going. We all know that learning to play can be pretty dispiriting at times and having a buddy around to motivate you can make a big difference.

There are 500 Jam Tracks that you can play along with to improve your lead guitar, and they cover Rock, Blues, Jazz, Metal, Pop and lots of other genres. 

There's a Lick and Riff Library, which JamPlay says is a 'farm for formulating new riffs and solos' and is designed to help you step out of your comfort zone and stop resorting back to those licks you always fall back on and learn some new ones instead. And there are interactive games to make learning fun, too.


Each lesson has supplementary material like tabs an notation, created by the instructor and available to you. Add to that the huge chord and scale libraries, the ability to bookmark your progress in lessons, and progress reports you mark yourself, and JamPlay has just about everything you could want from an online guitar lessons course.

Have a look at the sample lessons below. Try them out and see what you think. If you decide to sign up, click here and remember JamPlay offers a 100% money back guarantee if you change your mind within 7 days. Don't hesitate to ask for a refund if you're in any way unhappy.

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