Lesson Category: Ear Training

20- By Copy Play #2-5

PREPARATION BY-COPY PLAY DESCRIPTION Here we will use the C Major scale again, except we will use only the 5th string and the 3rd string….

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20- How to Build Chords [GT]

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . DESCRIPTION Music theory doesn’t have to be complicated. It certainly can get very complicated. But for what you and I will use…

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15- By Copy Play #2-3

PREPARATION BY-COPY PLAY DESCRIPTION Now we are going to do the C scale but with a different pattern. You need to login or register to…

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20- By Copy Play #2-2

PREPARATION BY-COPY PLAY DESCRIPTION We will be using notes from the C Major scale. You need to login or register to bookmark/favorite this content.

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15- By Copy Play #2-1

PREPARATION BY-COPY PLAY DESCRIPTION We will do 8 notes from the 5th string to the 2nd string. You need to login or register to bookmark/favorite…

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20- Common Chords Patterns I-IV-V

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Here you will learn the most used chord patterns in popular music. The I -…

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20- By-Copy Play-2 [key: G]

EXPLANATION BY-COPY PLAY DESCRIPTION Now we are going to do 4 notes across 2 strings. You need to login or register to bookmark/favorite this content.

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15- By-Copy Play-1 [key: G]

EXPLANATION BY-COPY PLAY DESCRIPTION  Start off by imitating me playing on the 1st string, 3rd fret, 2nd fret, and then open string. Then I will…

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20-By Copy Play [G 1-3/8]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION PLAY-ALONG DESCRIPTION NOTATION JAM TRACK On this By Copy Play we’re going to be using notes from the G…

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15 – By-Copy Play – Em Pent 1-4 [BC]

DOWNLOAD VIDEO EXPLANATION PLAY-ALONG DESCRIPTION Here’s a By-Copy Play exercise using the notes from the E minor pentatonic scale on the first four strings. You…

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By Copy In C – Shuffle

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION JAm TRACKS DESCRIPTION A shuffle feel is a fundamental rhythm for guitar players. I use it in a lot of lessons…

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By-Copy Blues

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION Play Along  DESCRIPTION By Copy playing is one of my favorite ways to teach ear training. I normally teach this over…

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By Copy Play – C 5-6 [BC-5]

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION JAm TRACKS DESCRIPTION Being able to recognize notes and patterns is an essential skill in guitar playing. Let’s build that skill…

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By Copy Play – Am 1-3 [BC-7]

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION PLAY ALONG DESCRIPTION My favorite thing about By Copy Play is that it’s active and passive learning. You’re actively trying to…

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15- By Copy In C – Shuffle

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . PREPARATION PLAY-ALONG DESCRIPTION A shuffle feel is a fundamental rhythm for guitar players. I use it in a lot of lessons because…

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By-Copy in F Minor

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION PLAY-ALONG TRACK DESCRIPTION We typically do By Copy playing in a Major key. But today I want to do…

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By Copy Play – Am 1-3 [BC-7]

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION PLAY-ALONG TRACK DESCRIPTION By Copy playing is a great way to train your ear to recognize notes and patterns. The point…

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By Copy Play – G 4-6 Shuffle [BC]

DOWNL​​OAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION PLAY-ALONG TRACK DESCRIPTION Rhythms and feels are really important to playing guitar. You might think of rhythms as only for chords….

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By Copy Play – G Arpeggio 1-3

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION PLAY-ALONG TRACK DESCRIPTION We’re going to mix things up in this By Copy lesson. We’re going to play runs, and we’re…

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Chord By Copy Exercise – E, A, B7

DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION PLAY-ALONG TRACK DESCRIPTION By Copy playing is a wonderful ear training tool. We normally play melodies and single notes for By…

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