Song Tutorials and Lessons in "Pocket Grooves"

Album:

Song Key: D

No One But You

Artist: Hillsong Worship

3 chords means lots of lead variation.

Ton of Toms!

Passing tones at the end but the structure is very simple throughout the song.

Album:

Song Key: Ab

Goodness Of God

Artist: Bethel Music

We get to explore lead and catching the country feel.

Laying back on the back side of the groove.

Straight forward with a fun riff at the end.

Piano and organ keep the vibe

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:

Song Key: C

Stand In Your Love

Artist: Bethel Music and Josh Baldwin

Straight acoustic and some fun lead riffing.

Lay back and enjoy that groove!

This song has a great groove and lots of changes on beat 4 of the bar. Lets get it!

Octaves and organ.

Album:

Song Key: B

Red Letters

Artist: Crowder

Timing is a little crazy but it flows nicely.

Turning electronic grooves into acoustic ones.

Synth Bass but we will rock it on electric!!!

Old school piano sound

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:

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♭

I Will Follow

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Nice groover with easy lead and rhythm.

Pretty simple tune. Only one groove to learn.

Great intro and Chorus riff.

Easy 4 chords!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: B

Here's My Heart

Artist: David Crowder

Beautiful song. Lead has some easy slide and ambient work while acoustic is picked throughout. Warm up those fingers!

Simple and straight forward.

Lots of space and a gentle approach.

Lay down the piano and pads.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me)

Artist: Casting Crowns

Simple acoustic and some light riffing.

Super simple grooves!

Some nice grooves and riffs.

Piano takes the lead in this one.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E

Here I Am To Worship

Artist: Chris Tomlin

A modern classic. Easy strummer with nice open voicings. Lead players get your E-Bows out!

Super simple!!

Live version, Great groove.

Get paddy

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Crown Him

Artist: I Am They

Cool acoustic riff with light lead work.

Simple grooves!!

Synth Bass Approach.

Simple piano parts make this work.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

Holy Is The Lord

Artist: Chris Tomlin

The definition of a solid tune. Straight ahead strumming with some fun lead work.

Pretty simple song.

New groove on a great song!

Right hand only!!!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

Take Courage

Artist: Bethel Music

Tasty lead riffs and an added acoustic part that fits perfectly.

Pocket grooves in the beginning and then we let loose in the outro.

We play all the way through. Some amazing parts.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Tremble

Artist: Mosaic MSC

Couple key riffs on this one with an added acoustic part.

Simple grooves and let the loop do the work.

Great song build with a fun riff to learn.

Love the tones on this

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: Medium

Song Key: A

Gracefully Broken

Artist: Matt Redman

Simple all around with a great building tag

Pretty chill tune with a nice pocket groove.

Beautiful song with some great pentatonic riffs.

Get your gospel on.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Your Love Defends Me

Artist: Matt Maher

Palm muted acoustic and a couple fuzzed out riffs.

Super Easy!!

Great build with an easy groove.

Nice an easy

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

Forgiven

Artist: David Crowder

Easy lead and lots of acoustic picking.

Starts simple and then we really get to let loose in the chorus.

great "drivey" tone.

Cool piano line.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

Do It Again

Artist: Elevation Worship

Couple key parts and some cool chords.

Fun song and sweet fill at the end!

Great riffs!

Love the voicing on these chords.

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: Down

Song Key: C

Waiting Here For You

Artist: Martin Smith

Slow builder but the last section takes it to the roof.

Speaking of waiting...

Straight ahead slow build and not too much work.

A 16th note arp the entire time!

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: 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: Down

Song Key: D

You Are Love And Love Alone

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

That guitar and piano riff. Awesome

Super easy. Just lay back into the groove!

You come in on the 4th beat of the bar. That is the trick!

Tasteful piano. Lay back and enjoy it.

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: Down

Song Key: C

Come As You Are

Artist: David Crowder

Such a beautiful song with technical slide work and an easy acoustic guitar strum.

Love that swing feel.

Straight and great! Synth bass world!

Beautiful piano work

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Jesus, Only Jesus

Artist: Matt Redman

Simple strummer with an fun timing twist.

This one is in 3/4 but it's pretty chill.

Simple part with a few nice melodic riffs.

A great piano ballad. Watch out for the meter changes tho.

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: 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.

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