Learn Guitar | Discover Your Sound on Guitar
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Learn Guitar | Discover Your Sound on Guitar

Beginner and Intermediate Guitar Players will Learn to Write Their own Songs & Discover their Sound on Guitar
4.7 (70 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
4,167 students enrolled
Created by eqp us, Brett Moore
Last updated 3/2019
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • speak the music language: notes > chords > progressions > sections > songs > sets
  • develop relative pitch using the "NG" humming technique
  • use the Nashville Number System to play by ear and write songs
  • make original pentatonic and diatonic melodies and harmonies
  • play horizontal chord shapes with proper relaxed posture
  • understand cut capo techniques to transpose and sound like a pro
  • discover your own sound
Requirements
  • have a guitar
Description

Learn to Play the Guitar


In this course we will be teaching beginner and intermediate players how to discover their own sound.

  • You'll be learning to play chords horizontally down the neck of the guitar

  • How to use a capo to expand that to other keys

  • How to hold a guitar

  • How to develop relative pitch

By the end of this guitar course, my goal is that you'll have discovered your own sound and know how to write your own melodies.


Who this course is for:
  • guitar players who want to learn relative pitch
  • singers who want to connect their voice with guitar
  • songwriters who want to learn chord harmony theory
Course content
Expand all 17 lectures 02:12:40
+ Course Introduction
4 lectures 22:09

In this lesson you will learn the three ways to learn this course material:

1. Binge watch all the material without trying the exercises. You will make more effective progress by completing an overview of the course before studying necessary sections in depth.

2. Repeat sections in sequential order and practice exercises with vocals and guitar. Growth usually requires a mixture of time and effort. This course combines mental and physical practice techniques by combining vocal and guitar practice.

3. After completing step 2, schedule an hour to teach this material to a friend or family member. This step is critical to test what you have memorized from the course.

Preview 01:38

In this course you will learn how to:

  1. Speak the music language: notes > chords > progressions > sections > songs > setlists

  2. Active/Passive practice tricks

  3. Use the Number System to play notes and chords by ear

  4. Hum original melodies and harmonies and play them instantly

  5. Develop relative pitch using the "NG" humming technique

  6. Play horizontal chord shapes with proper relaxed posture

  7. Learn the 5 essential guitar keys

  8. Understand cut capo techniques to transpose and sound like a pro

  9. Discover and express your own sound with vocals and guitar

Preview 11:55

Understand the Language of Music:

notes > chords > progressions > sections > songs > setlists

letters > words > sentences > paragraphs > chapters > stories

Preview 04:16

This quiz will help you understand the music language with six main components.

Music Language Quiz
3 questions

Passive practice involves memorizing information about music. Active practice involves developing the physical and mechanical skills required to perform what you have memorized.


***Use the "NG" humming technique to externally process your passive practice skills while developing your active skills at the same time. This is dramatically improve your listening and playing abilities.***

Passive and Active Practice
04:20

Know the main difference between passive and active practice.

Passive and Active Practice Quiz
1 question
+ Number System for Notes and Chords
5 lectures 38:01

"Octave" is a term to describe a matching set of notes (one lower and the other higher). We measure the pitch distance between these two notes with various "scales." This course teaches you to use the Pentatonic and Diatonic scales to create melody lines in various ways.

Notes Create Melody
10:32

Test your knowledge on the two types of scales used in this course.

Notes Create Melody Quiz
1 question

The Note Number System (or Nashville Number System) teaches how to assign a number to relevant notes in the Pentatonic and Diatonic scales. These numbers will help to show how music scales are structured. They will also help with music memorization and ear training for melody lines.

Note Number System
08:20

Test your knowledge on the Note Number System for the Key of C Major.

Note Number System Quiz
1 question
Chord Number System
07:11

Test your knowledge on the Chord Number System in the Key of C Major.

Chord Number System Quiz
1 question
Vocal Number System
05:48

Test your knowledge on the Vocal Number System

Vocal Number System Quiz
1 question
Chord Shapes and Sounds
06:10

Test your knowledge on the differences between Chord Shapes and Chord Sounds

Chord Shapes and Sounds Quiz
1 question
+ Five Major Keys (E, A, D, G, C)
5 lectures 47:03
Essential Mechanics and Key of E Major
20:13

Test your knowledge on Essential Mechanics and the Key of E Major

Essential Mechanics and Key of E Major Quiz
2 questions
Key of A Major
07:50

What are the main seven chords in the Key of A Major?

Key of A Major Quiz
1 question
Key of D Major
06:23

Test your knowledge on the Key of D Major.

Key of D Major Quiz
1 question
Key of G Major
05:49

Test your knowledge on the Key of G Major.

Key of G Major Quiz
1 question
Key of C Major
06:48

Test your knowledge on the Key of C Major.

Key of C Major Quiz
1 question
+ Bonus Content
3 lectures 25:27
Cut Capo Tricks
10:03
Create Your Own Melodies
07:55
Create Your Own Chord Progressions
07:29