Song Tutorials and Lessons in "Ambient Guitar"

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: F

I Surrender

Artist: Hillsong Worship

This slow burner is all about soft picking and reverbed tremolo

Simple song to learn.

Its straight forward with a great Groove in the second half.

Pretty pad heavy on this one.

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Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Lead Me To the Cross

Artist: Hillsong United

Lovely acoustic work and ambient lead work.

Pretty simple tune.

Good parts and slightly challenging groove.

Nice easy one.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Only King Forever

Artist: Elevation Worship

Half time feel on the chorus and a whole lot of pedal switching. Get your dancing shoes on!

Seven different patterns on this tune. Yikes!

Some cool riffs in this one.

Easy piano and synth tune! Bridge is a little challenging tho!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

All The Poor and Powerless

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

This is a gorgeous piano song that converts quite well to guitar.

So simple and so musical.

Great laid back song with fun parts towards the end.

Watch the rhythm on the verse.... it's tricky!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

My Victory

Artist: David Crowder

Love how this arrangement came together

Time to get creative!!

Straight quarter note vibe, think like a synth bass but play real bass!!!

Time for the synths!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Great Are You Lord

Artist: All Sons And Daughters

One of Jason's favorite songs. Some interesting ambient lead techniques in this one.

Relaxed 6/8 vibe all the way through this one!

Not too tricky and has some beautiful parts that are under the radar to learn.

Time for the piano!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Restore My Soul

Artist: Vertical Worship

Beautiful ambient work and some tasty acoustic riffs.

Pretty chill song with simple parts.

Very straight forward delicious tone.

Great counter-melodies!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G

Even So Come

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Simple acoustic and some basic lead.

Charge up your batteries because this tune in a quick one!!

A long tune with many moving parts but so fun!

Eighth notes and a pipe organ = Awesome!!!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

Break Every Chain

Artist: Jesus Culture

Four chords and two riffs lead to a lot of room to get creative.

Lots of groove variations in this one. Fear not, I'll get you through it!

Simple chord pattern of four chords but look for dynamics.

Easy tune with four chords and a riff.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Street Called Mercy

Artist: Hillsong United

Tons of lead work and a simple acoustic strumming part.

We need to imitate programmed drums for this tune. No worries though, I'll show you some tricks!

Pulsing groove but simple once you get it.

Easy chords... challenging tones!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G

On The Throne

Artist: Desperation Band

Huge wash of sound and some fingerpicking to boot!

Great builder with some big fill concepts

Groove time!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: C

Come Alive (Dry Bones)

Artist: Lauren Daigle

Nice and easy ambient guitar and a clear acoustic part.

A good groove at the beginning and pretty straight forward.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Make A Way

Artist: Desperation Band

Warm up your wrist because we're tremolo picking.

Simple build with a huge crescendo

5 String driver with some great grooves.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

Jesus, Be My Savior

Artist: Paul Baloche

Beautiful hymn-like tune. Acoustic finger picking follows the melody and the lead does some tasteful ambient slide work.

Easy pads

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

It Is Well With My Soul

Artist: Hillsong Chapel

Tasteful update of an old him. Lead really works the tremelo picking and acoustic keeps it simple. Includes bonus content.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Magnified

Artist: Desperation Band

Simple lead. Don't let the chord chart scare you. It's easier than it looks. Includes intro with Jon Egan

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