Song Tutorials and Lessons in "Fat Grooves"

Album:

Song Key: Eb

Free, Amen

Artist: We The Kingdom

Some gospel riffs and a lie chromatic passing tone.

Break out your gospel chops!

Album:

Song Key: D♭

God of Revival

Artist: Bethel Music

Don't confuse it. Simple riffs that get used for multiple parts.

Lots to cover in this one.

Great chorus and some passing tones with some varying grooves.

Mostly on the piano for this one.

Album:

Song Key: F

Awake My Soul

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Cool galloping strum pattern on this one.

Toms Toms Toms!

Very cool groove in the third turn around!

Easy arpeggiated pattern

Album:

Song Key: A♭

Your Name Is Power

Artist: Rend Collective

Tons of acoustic picking and a great strat riff for the intros.

Love that fill on the bridge

Great song with two different pretty challenging chorus grooves. You can do it!!

Piano and organ give this a natural sound.

Album:

Song Key: D

King of Kings

Artist: Hillsong Worship

A short, easy song from Hillsong? Surely you jest!

Big tom grooves on this one.

Awesome grooves on this one.

Simple piano tune with some cool pads.

Album:

Song Key: B

What You Said

Artist: Jon Egan

Tons of lead work in this one but acoustic gets to just strum away.

Let's keep it simple on the fills.

A lot to learn in this one but a great song and you can always simplify.

Album:

Song Key: E

Jesus You Alone

Artist: Highlands Worship

Love the way the parts fall together on this one.

Simple 6/8 song.

Quite a few grooves on this but a great song.

A gentle keys lead.

Album:

Song Key: Eb

Fade Away

Artist: Melodie Malone

Easy acoustic with a few fun lead parts.

Tight grooves!

Groovy second verse and lines up with kick nicely.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

What A Friend

Artist: Matt Maher

Fun, upbeat strummer.

This is a quick one!

Fun Motown type groove

Big octaves and big organ sounds.

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.

Album:

Song Key: F

You Say

Artist: Lauren Daigle

Finger picking acoustic and the easiest lead guitar of all time.

Lay back and support the song.

Groove with the drums is awesome.

Acoustic piano is the driving force on this one.

Album:

Song Key: C

Yes I Will

Artist: Vertical Worship

This one's a handful but there are some simplification options.

Such a good song!! Hang on that tom break is coming.

Great Groove! Works so great with the kick drum.

Pretty simple. Let the guitars do all the work for once.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

The Way (New Horizon)

Artist: Pat Barrett

Nice acoustic tune with a clear lead line on the chorus

Lay back on this one and enjoy the groove.

Fun Song, Nice Groove.

Organ and piano give this an organic feel

Album:

Song Key: A

God Of Wonders

Artist: Paul Baloche

This is the very first lesson we ever posted! A worthy beginning...

Just one main groove for this one.

Love when we come on in this one.

Another great right hander!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Indescribable

Artist: Chris Tomlin

The lead on this one is a bit of a challenge and the chords might give you some fits. Of course, you are worthy of the challenge.

One groove is all you need.

This one's a monster! You've got this!!

Easy Chorder!

Album:

Song Key: A♭

All My Hope

Artist: Crowder

Time to do some riffing.

Simple 6/8 grooves through this one.

Two ways to play this bad boy.

Lay down that piano.

Album:

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: 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: Medium

Song Key: E

Home

Artist: Chris Tomlin

The lead riff is the real star of this tune

Pretty simple with a laid back groove.

Great Groove!

Piano and organ on this one

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Yes And Amen

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Four chords and some fun lead riffing

Lets hop into that pocket!!

Super fun Groove!

Lay down those chords

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G

Open Hands

Artist: Laura Story

Acoustic picking and light lead work

Love it when it opens up

great groove!

Check that arpeggiator on verse 2

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

You Never Let Go

Artist: Matt Redman

A simple strummer with some essential lead

Simple pocket grooves.

An easy groover.

Love this anthem!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

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: Medium

Song Key: D

Christ Be All Around Me

Artist: All Sons And Daughters

Beautiful tune with simple finger picking and easy lead.

Only one groove making all that much more important to hang in the pocket.

Second verse is amazing!

A nice piano ballad.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Look To The Son

Artist: Hillsong Worship

3 Chords, a couple of riffs, and you're good to go

Put your seatbelt on for this one.

Lots of stops and starts but same chords all the way through.

Nice long holds...

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Overcome

Artist: Jeremy Camp

Strong lead hook with some interesting acoustic voicings

Work the 6/8.

Pretty straight and easy. Taught on 5 string.

Paddy O'Padderson

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

Founder And Finisher

Artist: Room519

Cool pushed groove and strummy acoustic.

Lets learn some new groove patterns!!

Great groove on this one.

A nice variety of sounds!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: F

Man of Sorrows

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Feels like a modern hymn. Well written with some cool acoustic picking.

Pretty simple tune.

Different groove but great to play.

Album:

Tempo: medium

Song Key: C

Fullness

Artist: Elevation Worship

Lotsa arpeggios in this one.

What a fun tune with a killer groove and sick fills!

Great groove on this one

Great arppegiated lines

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D♭

How Great Is Our God

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Easy strummer with some cool chord variation.

Simple tune to learn!!

Great bass line that is reminiscent of Delirious.

Four chords and a B3

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

From The Day

Artist: I Am They

Banjo on guitar!!

Pretty simple folky song with a cool drum break!

Really fun bass parts! Go for it!

A folksy-kind of tune slammed with synths!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G♭

Hands To The Heavens

Artist: Kari Jobe

Lots of lead and some light acoustic.

Simple song with some fun grooves!!

A long one but a good one! Straight forward.

Piano chording with strings and pads.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Always More

Artist: Brian Johnson

Don't let the chart fool you. This is an easy one.

Simple pocket groove for this one!

Two Great Grooves!

Easy pulsing piano chords.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Unstoppable God

Artist: Elevation Worship

Lots of arrangement. Watch the introduction chapter!!

Slide into the pocket and groove hard!!

Really great riff and groove!

It's all about the tone!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Open Up The Heavens

Artist: Vertical Worship

Love the groove and it's a great opening set song.

This whole tune is built on 16th's.

Great opening intro riff.

Time to rock the B3!

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: 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: Up

Song Key: B♭

Shine

Artist: Jeremy Camp

Simple rocker. Perfect for your youth group.

Fun song with some great parts. I will teach both the full parts and simplified.

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