Song Tutorials and Lessons in "Hymnal"

Album:

Song Key: F

Christ Our Hope In Life And Death

Artist: Keith and Kristyn Getty

So. Many. Changes.

3/4 and 2/4 make this a challenge

Get counting

Hymn feel with interesting time signature

Album:

Song Key: A

The Lord Is My Salvation

Artist: Keith and Kristyn Getty

Lots of chord changes!

Simple grooves.

Great one that has a really great feel. Like a modern hymn.

All piano on this modern hymn

Album:

Song Key: G

His Mercy Is More

Artist: Matt Papa

Percussive role on this 6/8 tune. Just support the song.

Easy to learn. Great song to get your mitts around.

Album:

Song Key: C

Great Is Thy Faithfulness (Beginning To End)

Artist: One Sonic Society

Simple arpeggios and we added an acoustic part.

Super easy one!

Super easy once you get the tone down.

Nice piano update of an old hymn.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: E♭

Blessed Assurance

Artist: Elevation Worship

Lots of repetition but it builds

Fun little 6/8 tune

Hold down that low end

Pretty basic from a playing standpoint

Album:

Song Key: E♭

Living Hope

Artist: Phil Wickham

So many guitar layers and finger picking for acoustic.

Some simple supportive grooves until we get to lay it down at the end.

pretty straight with some nice riffs at the end.

Pretty simple.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Your Glory (Nothing But The Blood)

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Easy acoustic picking and some slide on lead.

Such laid back grooves

You don't come in until 2:19 but we bring it up to 16ths.

Piano takes the lead in this one.

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: Medium

Song Key: B

Christ Is Enough

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Plenty of lead work in this one and a bridge that brings an old hymn back.

Fun song to play with a great groove!

Groove is awesome!

Work your octaves.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: Db

Crown Him (Majesty)

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Hymn update that takes it to the roof.

Just sit back and support the song where we're needed.

Lots of little changes on this one.

Another great piano ballad.

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: Up

Song Key: C

Christ The Lord Is Risen Today (He Is Not Dead)

Artist: NCC Worship

Your guitar players are going to love you. Nice and easy.

Fairly simple tune. Time to get friendly with your toms.

Great parts and easy to learn!

Synth and piano keep this one sounding full.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

Holy Holy Holy (Jesus Reigns)

Artist: Highlands Worship

Interesting lead tones and acoustic picking.

Pretty relaxed feel for this song.

Great interesting groove in the bridge!

Stack those strings.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: Bb

How Great Thou Art

Artist: Paul Baloche

Driving from start to finish

A lot of moving parts in this tune.

Straight 8ths all the way!

Lay down that organ

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

How Deep The Father's Love For Us

Artist: Austin Stone Worship

Beautiful arpeggios all around

Pretty simple tune. We just have to adjust to the new time signature.

6/4 but pretty simple.

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: F

In Christ Alone

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Nice update of a modern classic with a fun timing twist.

Fun 3/4 groove.

Seems like a timing mission but actually pretty straight forward.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone)

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Lots of chord variations and some rhythmic lead.

We added a drum groove so check it out.

Chord substitution central!

Three sections with easy chords!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

We Are Waiting

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Beautiful acoustic picking with some clean lead texture.

Nice relaxed tune!!

So very attainable. Keep it simple. Bass comes in at 0:40

Easy Chorder!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G

10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)

Artist: Matt Redman

Play piano on acoustic and we wrote a guitar solo for you.

Super Simple!

Supportive role with great warm tones!

For all you piano players out there... this one's for you!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Cornerstone

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Great update of a classic hymn. Includes additional bonus content

Lots of toms!

Solid easy parts

Easy piano chords with a little strings

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E

It Is Well With My Soul

Artist: Matt Redman

Great hymn update with all new verses and a familiar chorus.

A fun song jam packed with syncopated grooves!

Solid 16's with a great groove towards the end.

Cool melodies with awesome sounds.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Blessed Assurance (My King Is Coming)

Artist: Matthew West

Tons of lead work with an interesting rhythm part.

This has a lot of instrumental parts so I created a great version for you to learn with a few good riffs.

Easy synth parts!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G

Nothing But The Blood

Artist: Corey Voss

A full re-imagining of a classic hymn.

Really solid brush work on this one.

Easy parts. A great song to learn.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

How Great Thou Art

Artist: Ramshackle Orchestra

Heavy strummer with no lead but we add some and teach the violin line on guitar.

Staccato notes and a great intro riff.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: B

My Jesus I Love Thee (Your Holy Name)

Artist: Building 429

Beautiful remake of a classic hymn. Fingerpicking and lead lines will keep you all busy.

Really easy one with some nice passing tones.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E♭

Holy Holy Holy

Artist: Ghost Ship

Lots of fingerpicking and a folky chorus. Love it.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

You Are My Vision

Artist: Rend Collective

Might need to hit the gym for this one. That strum pattern will test your endurance.

Little train beat action!

Stomping fun one, mainly quarter notes with a fun turn around.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

You Are My King (Amazing Love)

Artist: Christy Nockels

Learn some riff work.

Pretty straight grooves.

Straight forward with a few nice riffs to learn if you like.

Piano freedom!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

It Is Well With My Soul

Artist: Hillsong Chapel

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

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

My Savior My God

Artist: Aaron Shust

Great opening riff on the acoustic. Even includes a little guitar solo.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Jesus Take All of Me (Just As I Am)

Artist: Brenton Brown

No one will tell you this song is easy but no will tell you it's not worth it either.

Easy Diamonds!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

In Tenderness

Artist: Citizens and Saints

Great lead riff in this one. Your parents have probably not heard this version of the old hymn.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: E♭/F

In Christ Alone Solid Rock

Artist: Travis Cottrell

This one's a two-fer with a key change.

Watch out for the 4/4 bar but otherwise a great hymn to learn.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E

O For A Thousand Hallelujah

Artist: Gateway Worship

Nice open E chords and a melodic guitar solo.

Easy Piano

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