Acoustic Guitar Lessons For Beginners

Todd Porter, Professional Music Educator

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39 Lessons (2h 15m)
    • 1. Acoustic Guitar Lessons For Beginners

      1:17
    • 2. 4 Essential Elements of Music

      4:18
    • 3. Notes, and the musical alphabet

      1:38
    • 4. Melody

      0:40
    • 5. Harmony

      4:30
    • 6. Rhythm

      2:15
    • 7. Guitar Setup and buyers

      13:43
    • 8. Learn how to hold the guitar and the names of all the strings

      2:52
    • 9. Guitar Week 1 Practice HD

      6:12
    • 10. Learn the four most common chords (G, D, E minor, C)

      4:43
    • 11. Guitar Week 2 Practice HD

      3:43
    • 12. Learn how to switch between the chords of the song

      2:36
    • 13. Guitar Week 3 Practice HD

      6:14
    • 14. Learn how to play the chord structure of the A section of the song

      2:06
    • 15. Guitar Week 4 Practice HD

      4:50
    • 16. Learn how to play the chord structure of the B section of the song

      2:46
    • 17. Guitar Week 5 Practice HD

      5:28
    • 18. Learn how to alternate up and down strumming

      2:31
    • 19. Guitar Week 6 Lesson HD 1

      2:31
    • 20. Guitar Week 6 Practice HD

      3:53
    • 21. Learn how to play the G major scale

      4:24
    • 22. Guitar Week 7 Practice HD

      6:48
    • 23. Learn how to play the G major scale on the G string

      2:46
    • 24. Guitar Week 8 Practice HD

      5:19
    • 25. Learn how to play the A section melody

      2:36
    • 26. Guitar Week 9 Practice HD

      3:10
    • 27. Learn how to play the B section melody

      1:53
    • 28. Guitar Week 10 Practice HD

      2:57
    • 29. Learn how to connect both melodies and chord sections together

      3:10
    • 30. Guitar Week 11 Practice HD

      3:03
    • 31. Learn how to take a guitar solo

      3:36
    • 32. Guitar Week 12 Practice HD

      4:40
    • 33. Jam Room 60bpm

      4:39
    • 34. Jam Room 80bpm

      3:30
    • 35. Jam Room 100bpm

      2:48
    • 36. Welcome to the Music Coach Duo Series

      0:55
    • 37. Guitar Piano 1

      3:57
    • 38. Guitar Piano 2

      8:15
    • 39. Guitar Piano 3

      6:57
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