Master Guitar In 90 Days: Step-By-Step Lessons For Beginners

Learn from the ground up in 90 Days. Made for beginners, taught by experts.
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  • Lectures 98
  • Length 19.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2016 English

Course Description

This course is made for a beginner guitarist who wants to learn from the ground up. We’ll take you from absolute square one and give you a comprehensive understanding of the guitar, along with all the major techniques that every guitarist needs.  We’re also going to keep it fun by constantly adding to your song repertoire with practical and engaging song examples from classic rock to country, blues, modern, alternative and more.

Our expert instructors will encourage and motivate you while helping you develop good habits and a solid foundation. You’ll receive an in-depth daily lesson from a team of 8 different teachers throughout the course, each bringing their own personal insight and experience to the table. In addition, you’ll have a practice guide with an overview of what material to practice each day after the lesson has concluded.

This course is an accelerated 90-Day program that will take you from barely being able to play air guitar, to having a comprehensive and versatile skill set across multiple genres of music.  Not every student will be able to complete the course in 90 days, and that’s okay. There is enough material in this program to substitute for 1 year or more of private lessons. We encourage students to master the material presented in each lesson before moving on.  Your dedication and hard work will pay off, we promise! 

What are the requirements?

  • Students should have access to a six string acoustic or electric guitar and a guitar pick

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Play a Repertoire of Iconic Riffs and Songs from Classic and Modern Music
  • Tune the Guitar
  • Identify Notes Across The Fretboard
  • Proficiently Play and Transition Between all Major/Minor Open Chords
  • Play Scales and Improvise Guitar Solos
  • Play 12 Bar Blues Progressions
  • Understand Strum Patterns and Essential Rhythmic Techniques
  • Effectively Play and Understand Rhythms such as Quarter Notes, Eighth Notes, Whole Notes, Half Notes and Sixteenth Notes
  • Understand and Play Simple Barre Chords
  • Have A Basic Understanding of Music Theory
  • Understand and Proficiently Play Chord Arpeggios
  • Understand and Proeficiently Play Alternating Bass Note Picking and Strumming
  • Play Two and Three Finger Power Chord Variations
  • Chord Muting and Palm Muting
  • Effectively Play Hammer Ons and Pull Offs
  • Understand and Play Advanced Rhythms
  • Play Full Barre Chords and Understand Their Variations
  • Fingerpick In Various Styles and Genres

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for beginner guitar players who want straightforward and organized guidance from a team of expert teachers . We start from the basics and guide you through every important technique and skill necessary to play any rock, blues, country, jazz, hip hop, bluegrass, metal, indie, contemporary or alternative song you can imagine. Along the way, we'll cover an incredible repertoire of iconic songs that help keep the lessons engaging and applicable. Our team of instructors will encourage you and keep you from developing bad habits that could stunt your growth. For anyone who has struggled to learn the guitar in the past, or who wants to dive in and learn the right way, this course if for you!

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Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Started
Introduction
Preview
01:55
Section 2: Day 1 - 10
19:05

Terminology

Open Strings

Tuning

Holding Pick

1234 Exercise

Musical Alphabet

Fretboard Notes

Sharps/Flats

Whole Steps/Half Steps

10:41

1234 Warm up

E minor and Asus2 Chord

Quarter note strums(Em-Asus2)

Understanding Major vs. Minor

07:31

1234 Up down picking

Eminor to Asus2 Strum Learn New Chords – Emajor and Aminor)

07:06

1234 Warm up

Chord Pairs (Major with Major, Minor with Minor) 

Beginner C Scale 

Jam Track C Major (Improv)

15:04

1234 warm up

 C Major chord

Am – C pair

Smoke on the water - easy 

11:40
  • Review Chord Pairs
  • Learn Up Strum
  • 7 nation army
09:14
  • Chord pairs with down/up strums
  • G and D – quarter note strum
08:27
  • Chord Pairs with up strum
  • Smoke on the water easy – with Tempo
  • 7 nation army with tempo
08:21
  • Full C scale
  • Jam track in C
08:26

Review

Section 3: Day 11-20
08:42
  • Chord Pairs with down/up strum
  • Sunshine of your love
05:54
  • Am pentatonic
  • Jam track in Am
  • Identify root of scale – move to key of A
09:01
  • Dm Chord
  • Dm – Am –Em –Am progression
  • Major/minor chord theory
  • Am Pent. + C Scale Improv
06:59
  • Satisfaction
  • B7 Chord
  • B7 to E change
11:30
  • Chord pairs
  • G D Am C progression
  • Blues riff
06:56
  • 12 bar blues
  • A D E
06:16
  • Beat It
  • Em to D change
08:20
  • 2nd position c scale pentatonic
  • C scale jam with positions 1 2 and 3
05:04
  • Brown Eyed Girl Intro
14:08
  • Review
Section 4: Day 21-30
12:41
  • Chord Pairs
  • (1 2 + 3+ 4+) strum pattern
12:35
  • F chord – half barre
  • Move to different positions/fmaj7
  • F – C chord practice
  • Pair with C
11:20
  • Free fallin’
  • Stand By Me (With Palm Mute strum)
17:01
  • Over the rainbow
16:16
  • Scale practice
  • Pos. 1 2 and 3
  • Single string work.
11:54
  • Chord Pairs with strum pattern
  • Learn G alternate chords(Cadd9 – Em7 – D/F# – A sus)
11:56
  • Over the rainbow part 2
12:00
  • C scale 4th position
  • Jam in C
19:11
  • Star Spangled Banner
18:51
  • Review
18:13
  • Review
Section 5: Day 31-40
09:16
  • Cadd9 Chord
  • Good Riddance Part 1
14:46
  • Good Riddance Part 2
  • Em7
  • Good Riddance part 3
10:59
  • Intros:
  • Sweet Child O' Mine + Day tripper
12:28
  • Into to picking: Love will keep us alive
16:33
  • C scale jam practice – 1 2 3 and 4 single string practice
11:13
  • G D Am C picking progression (2 variations)
10:16
  • House of the Rising Sun
08:17
  • Alternating bass note picking A D A E
16:32
  • Walk the line
  • Review
19:35
  • Review
Section 6: Day 41-50
07:02

Intro to power chords (2 and 3 finger) identify fret board notes

Wild Thing

05:01
  • Iron Man Power Chords


06:23
  • Palm Muting Power chords and chord pairs
  • 8 mile
05:39
  • Chord Muting
  • Chord pairs
07:35

Smells Like Teen Spirit

05:02

Crazy Train

06:20
  • Hammer on pull off
  • Layla (intro – low octave)
06:36
  • C scale positions 5
  • Improvisation practice
04:12
  • Whole lotta love intro
12:26
  • Review
Section 7: Day 51-60
25:40

Don’t Fear the Reaper intro

21:47

Wish You Were Here intro

12:07

Life In the Fast Lane

17:25
  • Dead or Alive intro
21:48

Dream On intro

16:19

Sweet Home Alabama

16:13
  • Sweet Home Part 2
28:42
  • Rhythm Work – New strum patterns on chord pairs - review of counting
14:52
  • Advcanced Rythms –Wonderwall
15:04
  • Review
16:58
  • Review
Section 8: Day 61-70
11:00
  • E string Barre Chords
  • Barre chord root notes
  • Smoke On The Water
09:14
  • E string Barre chords minor
  • I’m yours
06:29
  • I’m Yours with Strum Pattern
11:57
  • A string Barre Chords minor
  • Kryptonite
07:48
  • A string Barre chords major
  • Hey Joe
06:39
  • Soul Sister
18:23
  • Wild Horses
15:17
  • Barre Chords 7th Chords E and A String
13:45

Across the Universe

04:21
  • Review
Section 9: Day 71-80
10:37

Intro to finger picking – (G D Am C progression)

13:47
  • Dust in the Wind intro – easy
07:28
  • Dust in the Wind intro – normal
10:23
  • Landslide Intro
11:34
  • Fast Car Intro Tracy Chapman
14:35
  • Wherever You Will Go – The Calling
11:59

Rhiannon

11:15

Rhiannon Continued

14:42
  • Tears in Heaven intro
15:33

Nothing Else Matters – verse

04:42
  • Review
Section 10: Day 81-90
07:18

Song Lesson: You And Me by Lifehouse

07:05

Song Lesson: Heart of Gold by Neil Young

15:01

Song Lesson: Crash by Dave Matthews Band

14:49

Crash Continued

16:44

Song Lesson: Baby I Love Your Way by Peter Frampton

12:48

Song Lesson: Going To California by Led Zeppelin

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Instructor Biography

RockStar Guitar, "Play Like A Pro"

Taylor Barnett, founder at RockStar Guitar, had his first musical experience when he was enrolled in piano lessons at a young age. After several lessons the instructor harshly told his parents that he had no musical talent and that they were wasting their money. A rough start to what would be a life dedicated to his passion for music. By the age of 12 Taylor proved that assumption wrong when he first picked up the guitar. From then on he never looked back. Over the years Taylor has honed his skills as a player and worked to master the many styles and genres of modern guitar playing, and he is still learning and growing as a musician to this day. He has plenty of performance experience under his belt, playing with his original band of long time friends and performing in worship groups for local churches. Taylor also pursued music academically in high school, earning high honors for classical performance that would eventually lead him to enroll as a performance major in the Jazz program at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. There he was part of the Jazz ensemble and had the opportunity to work with some the most respected and talented guitar instructors in the country. In addition, Taylor took on a minor degree for Music Technology which involves the art of recording, mixing, and multi-media. Soon after completing his degrees in music and business, he continued pursuing his passion through the art of music education and continues to enjoy working with students of all ages and skill levels from all walks of life. "My greatest joy is to see the same passion I have for guitar take shape in a new student."

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