Lessons in "Four On The Floor"

Album:

Song Key: B

What A Saviour

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Watch the count on this one

Coordination and tom grooves.

Some changes that feel like they may be in odd time but they are not so we can rock it!

Break out the EP!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D♭

Raise A Hallelujah

Artist: Bethel Music

Simple acoustic with a ton of lead work.

Not too difficult but a few grooves to learn.

Long song but you will learn a lot along the journey.

We bring texture and rhythmic elements to the mix.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

You Are Good

Artist: Bethel Music

Straight rock.

Fast paced tune, get ready to hang on!

Fast Drivey lines. FUN!!

Easy synths with nice piano lines...

Album:

Song Key: G

Freedom

Artist: Jesus Culture

Get pumped!

Fast paced and fun to play!

Sweet riffs to learn!

Chord your way through with a cool little melody.

Album:

Song Key: B♭

New Wine

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Pretty easy one for all guitarists involved.

Lots of Tom grooves!

Pretty straight forward with a nice push in the chorus.

We carry the load on this but it's a light one.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Hallelujah For The Cross

Artist: Chris McClarney

Combining two main lead parts and an easy acoustic part.

Such a great song and a sweet little groove in verse 2.

Two great grooves and some sweet verses.

Epic tune.

Album:

Song Key: C

You Are Life

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Double delay and easy strum on acoustic

This one drives and we get to do a pretty cool fill too!

driving 16ths

Synth tones hold this down

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Desert Song

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Loving the movement on this lead riff. Acoustic players get ready for some bar chords

Snare and Tom grooves all over this one.

Great riff!!!

Easy Piano Arp!

Album:

Song Key: G

Word Of Life

Artist: Jeremy Camp

A repetitive riff and a rhythmic acoustic keep this one fun.

Pretty simple tune.

Synth Bass but you can rock it on the 4 string!!

That hook is killer

Album:

Song Key: B♭

Come People Of The Risen King

Artist: Keith and Kristyn Getty

Great passing tone song.

Driving song from the get go.

This one gets a little funky

Work that loop

Album:

Song Key: A

Overcome

Artist: Elevation Worship

Simple is fun.

This is a driving song!

A lot! Some great riffs and an awesome groove.

Four chords and some nice riffs.

Album:

Song Key: A

Whole Heart

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Couple key riffs and hits.

Lots of moving parts.

Big "drivey" song with a nice riff.

Busy fingers

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D♭

The Cross Has The Final Word

Artist: Cody Carnes

Working around the awkward tuning on this one but it works.

Such a fun song to play. Get ready to have fun in the bridge!

This has a good groove and some 16ths to navigate.

Big song builder.

Album:

Song Key: C

Come To The Table

Artist: Sidewalk Prophets

Lots to do on both guitars.

Nice pocket in the chorus and a fun Turnaround!

16ths of Glory!!!

String Time!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

My Heart Is Yours

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Epic tune with big lead guitar and we added acoustic.

Big builder!

We really drive this one!

Simple piano with a nice moving line on the chorus.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Found In You

Artist: Vertical Worship

High energy tune with a dulcimer intro. Awesome.

Tons going on with this one.

Turn around groove is awesome!

Some cool effects in this one.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

Rooftops

Artist: Jesus Culture

Lead gets to have some fun with this one. Strum pattern is a little different too.

This one drives!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Forever Reign

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Partial palm muted rhythm with some delay-filled lead.

Simple tom grooves to start and then we get to let loose!!

Great 16th groove!

Break out the rhodes with a lot of delay!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Never Once

Artist: Matt Redman

Great song for practicing your windmills.

We save the back beat groove for the end on this one but it's coming.

Added bits to learn but you can always simplify.

This piano riff drives the song

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

God's Great Dance Floor

Artist: Chris Tomlin

A lead riff that just doesn't get old and it's simple to play.

Pounding that kick.

Quite a bit but really fun.

Easy chords but challenging patch changes!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: F

King Of Heaven

Artist: Paul Baloche

Chunky palm muted rhythm with a lead line converted from banjo!

So much four on the floor.

Straight as can be. Very straight forward.

Great melody line and and rare synth!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Lay Me Down

Artist: Chris Tomlin and Matt Redman

Warm your strumming hand up. This one's a doozy.

It's a high energy romp!

Quarter notes most of the way up to the bridge and then a fun ending!

Go Go Go!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

Alive

Artist: Hillsong Young And Free

High energy synth tune. We add acoustic and teach synth parts on the lead guitar.

This is a straight up dance tune.

crazy dotted 8th groove!

Put your 'big boy pants' on... this tune is a challenge!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A♭

Worthy Of Your Name

Artist: Sean Curran

Couple key riffs and a fun slide on acoustic

Time to count!!

Glorious groove and some special bits and pieces.

Filling out the sound

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Nothing Is Impossible

Artist: Planetshakers

Effect heavy riffs that sound harder than they are. Rhythm strumming is a little tricky.

Remember the title of this song when you first give it a listen.

I've simplified a bit but there's additional content for you pros.

Don't let this one scare you. Not as rough as you might think.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

My Lighthouse

Artist: Rend Collective

Little bit of alternate tuning on acoustic and we added some other instrumentation on lead.

Simple folk-ish tune!

I taught all the little licks but you can strip it down and play it more simply if you like.

Accordion time

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Glorious Day

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Driving acoustic and your lead work will keep you busy

Pretty simple song!

Super easy straight groove

Tickle those ivories.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E

Come Behold The Wondrous Mystery

Artist: Matt Boswell

Simple and Beautiful

Super easy on this one!!

Great Hymn feel.

Break out the upright

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Exalted Over All

Artist: Vertical Worship

Pretty simple for 7 guitars...

Not a hard one to learn and we get to jam on those toms!

Groove at the end is fun and the bridge is a great part!

Pads and some sweet accents

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: Db

Because He Lives (Amen)

Artist: Matt Maher

Powerful piano driven song with subtle lead and crisp acoustic.

Pretty straightforward

Great changes and a fun groove.

A major piano tune! Get ready to arpeggiate those chords!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G

Hosanna

Artist: Paul Baloche

Ain't nothin' but a G chord, baby.

Letting the four on the floor carry us through.

Extra bits are fun to learn.

Lay down some piano.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G

Wake

Artist: Hillsong Young And Free

Who knew 4 chords could be so much fun?

Get your dance on. This thing pumps.

4 Chords, Same sequence but great energy!

Dancy dance

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E

Throne Of Praise

Artist: Phillips Craig and Dean

Nice simple tune with a real strong melody.

Nice half time feel on the chorus.

Solid 16th's with a great riff on the bridge.

Rocking and epic sounding with a cool faux triplet riff at the end.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

Praise Him

Artist: Hillsong Worship

High energy. Interesting strum pattern. Tone is important for the lead.

Solid and interesting. Great combo.

Really interesting open string riff and a pick on this one.