The Greenroom

3 Awesome Guitar Videos To Inspire You

Inspired Playing From The Greats

Everyone needs a little inspiration. I often find if I'm uninspired it's because I'm not filling my creativity well with the work of other creatives. I stumbled down a YouTube hole last night and couldn't wait to pick up my guitar this morning. Here are some of my favorites.

G7th Performance 3 Review

Does this capo keep your guitar in tune?

Jason gives the G7th Performance 3 capo a review and tests the Adaptive Radius Technology.

Fix Your Chord Changes With This One Simple Tip

Master your guitar chord transitions. (Hint: it's not about speed.)

Nearly every guitar beginner struggles with chord transitions, but mastering your changes might be easier than you think.  Here's the tip every guitar player you know forgot to tell you.

Playing With Patience

Extending Dynamics

Surrounded (Fight My Battles) is a song that builds forever. Jason shows you some ways you can extend songs like that with a solo acoustic leader.

How to Introduce "Is He Worthy?"

Different songs lend themselves to different leading styles.

I'll admit it. When I first heard "Is He Worthy?" I didn't get it. How do you introduce a song in worship that begins with a question? Didn't we move on from call and response songs after "Hail hail, Lion of Judah"?

The Finish Line

I can see it

2018 has been a challenging year here at Worship Artistry. I guess I shouldn’t be surprised. Great ambition always meets great resistance.

What Really Matters in a Guitar?

Talking acoustic guitars.

Thanks to Doug Gould, I had the opportunity to be a foster home for some Martin guitars this month and was really struck by all the things that make a guitar what it is. From woods and body styles to scale length and neck shape. In this video, I take you through some of those guitars and what makes a guitar the right choice for you.

Acoustic Christmas Instrumentals

Full lessons available

Whether for the stage or for the family, these acoustic instrumentals will brighten anyone's holiday. Learn them in time for Christmas eve.

How To Create Chord Instrumentals

Turn that acoustic guitar into a lead instrument with simple chord changes.

Ever wonder what to do when the instrumental roles around and you don't have a lead instrument? Here are some ideas on using the chord changes as the instrumental.

That Lightbulb Moment

Stop playing in the dark

Learning a new instrument is like feeling through the dark, trying to turn on a light you aren't sure exists. I'm here to tell you it exists and this is what it feels like.

How To Troubleshoot Your Guitar Gear

No Sound? No Problem.

You’ve got everything set up and practice is just starting. You go to strum your first chord and all you hear is silence. Now what?

3 Ways With Delays

Part 3 - Playing With An Edge

In part three Jason shows you how to sound like U2's the Edge both with your effects and the way you play. If you're still not a Worship Artistry member, sign up for a free account and get access to hundreds of tips and song tutorials.

3 Ways With Delays

Part 2 - Tricking Out Your Leads

In part two of this series Jason shows you different timing and effects you can use on your solos and lead riffs.

3 Ways With Delays

Part 1 - Creating Pads

Learn to use your delay pedal to create soft and lush pads beneath your own playing. No loop pedal required!

Pedalboard Rundown 2.0

Just the facts

My board has been through a lot of changes lately and I couldn't be happier. Here's a rundown of the new signal chain. *Note: When I turn on the compressor the amp overdrives in the video. That's not a typical compressor feature. It's because I have the level turned up a bit so it strengthens the signal into the tubes. I'll go into more detail in my compressor walkthrough.

How To Find Treasure In Your Music Trash Can

At Worship Artistry we are always adding new content as well as backfilling our older guitar lessons with additional instruments. With over 400 lessons it’s no small task! When we dig waaaaaaaaayy back into the archives I sometimes have to make updates or in some cases reshoot the entire lesson.  A few weeks ago I noticed something.

How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Key of Bb

Develop a strange love for this awkward key.

When the worship leader starts a sentence with “We’re going to change this song from the key A to the key of…” we hold our breath, instinctively hoping for E, D, C, or G. Unfortunately, that sentence usually finishes with something like “…Bb"