BEAVERCREEK, Ohio, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Even if you’ve never touched a guitar, JamPlay™ will have you rocking out in no time. JamPlay™ is the fastest growing guitar and bass lesson platform on the web, with over 4,000 hours of instructional videos recorded by more than 70 teachers.
For less than the price of a video game set, you can get a membership to JamPlay™ and start playing your favorite rock tunes, even learning to write your own! JamPlay™’s lessons are flexible, yet focused, and can provide players of any level with the skills they need to take their skills to the next level.
JamPlay™ offers a well-organized series of lessons teaching specific skills and styles, including rock guitar and bass. Rock is the most influential genre of music today, and if you want to learn to play the guitar, chances are you want to rock and our online rock guitar lessons are the perfect way to get started!
JamPlay™’s rock series provides an introduction to rock guitar, as well as major subgenres of rock, including progressive (“prog”) rock and pop. With nearly 200 rock guitar and bass lessons from 7 different teachers, JamPlay™ covers everything you need to know to start rocking. Instructors have decades of experience playing live shows, working in the studio, and teaching in the classroom.
To learn the basics, Brad Henecke’s series on rock guitar distills knowledge from his nearly 40 years of playing. In 54 videos providing over 15 hours of lessons, Brad walks through the essentials of guitar, including basic chords and scales, building skills to learn “Hotel California.” As Brad’s series progresses, he teaches power chords, advanced scales, harmonics, and also alternate tunings, gear, and effects.
Matt Brown expands upon skills taught by Brad. His collection of 44 videos contains exercises designed to improve technique and to maximize practice time. With killer chops as a classical guitarist, Matt teaches a lesson in string skipping by introducing Heitor Villa-Lobos’ Etude No. 1.
Matt introduces the art of the rock solo by breaking down famous solos from songs like “Sweet Child O’ Mine” (Guns n’ Roses), “Today” (Smashing Pumpkins), “Back In Black” (AC/DC), and “Brother” (Alice in Chains). Matt also covers three different approaches to playing solo guitar to create unique sounds as a soloist.
Lauren Passarelli teaches the basics of pop and classic rock, as well as more advanced topics such as alternative chord voicings, writing arrangements, production techniques, and practicing music theory.
Lauren was the first woman to join the Berklee College of Music’s guitar faculty in 1984, and the first woman to become full professor of guitar at Berklee in 2009. With two decades of teaching experience at university, not to mention that Lauren is Berklee’s resident expert on The Beatles, Lauren’s videos on JamPlay™ offer some of the best training that can be received anywhere … without the student loans!
JamPlay™ constantly adds new videos to its extensive library, so as to never run out of new material to teach. And, with JamChat, receive live, interactive lessons 7 days a week. There are over 8 hours of live sessions daily from JamPlay™’s professional instructors available to all members.
JamPlay™ also allows students to connect to other musicians in its growing community across the globe. Create a JamPlay™ profile, add friends, chat live, and exchange ideas on forums.
Media Contact: Kevin Wimer, Jamplay, LLC, 1-877-999-4526, [email protected]
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