Song Tutorials and Lessons in "Practice Your Organ Chops"

Album:

Song Key: B

Now Here

Artist: Red Rocks Worship

Album:

Song Key: B

Graves Into Gardens

Artist: Elevation Worship

Bending and sliding.

Lots of groove changes. But we've got this!

Great song to learn with some fantastic parts.

Album:

Song Key: D

Holy Water

Artist: We The Kingdom

Grit and growl.

Easy Peezy.

A lot to get but super fun.

Gospel piano and grinding organ make this song.

Album:

Song Key: A

Christ Be Magnified

Artist: Cody Carnes

Pretty straight forward with some good ole tom grooves.

Such a great bass track. Very easy because we're copying a synth bass.

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: C

Run To The Father

Artist: Cody Carnes

Love our lead parts and the acoustic even has an interesting strum pattern.

Straight forward.

Synth Bass beginning and then real bass from bridge.

We're driving this one. So sit deep in that pocket.

Album:

Song Key: A

God Is So Good (You Are Worthy)

Artist: Pat Barrett

Long tune but we break it down.

Pretty straightforward.

Lots to learn on this one. The bass intro is awesome!

Album:

Song Key: E

Whole Heart (Hold Me Now)

Artist: Hillsong United

So much, guys. So much.

Such a long song and way too many drums!

Great groove, Long song, lots of parts but great!

Album:

Song Key: C

Another In The Fire

Artist: Hillsong United

Get ready to repeat yourself.

Just a couple of complicated grooves but you've got this!

Lay on those pads

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:

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:

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:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Nobody Loves Me Like You

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Acoustic picking and a simple lead.

Pretty straight forward grooves for this tune. Lets dive in!

Great simple bass line with some nice bits to learn.

Nice piano part

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Our God Saves

Artist: Paul Baloche

Turn on your delay pedal and get to work.

Simple pocket grooves.

Great one with some fun bits and pieces and a section for 5 string players.

Easy organ.

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:

Song Key: F

Grace To Grace

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Couple key riffs on this one.

Gotta stay on our toes with these groove changes.

A lot going on but a fun one to learn.

Lots going on with the tone

Album:

Song Key: G

Blessed Redeemer

Artist: Casting Crowns

Super simple for everyone.

Not much to this one. Pretty simple.

Great Verse Groove!

Piano and organ fill this one out nicely.

Album:

Song Key: E♭

Living Hope

Artist: Phil Wickham

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Scandal of Grace

Artist: Hillsong United

Tons of tremolo picking and the strum pattern can't get any easier in this 3/4 tune.

Driving song with some unique grooves.

Great 6/4 song with such fun rhythmic grooves.

Synthy goodness

Album:

Song Key: G

Rescuer (Good News)

Artist: Rend Collective

All about the count on this one.

Get ready to count!

Weird count but not too difficult once you know the form of the song by ear.

Get on that funky upright.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: C

Came To My Rescue

Artist: Hillsong United

Strum pattern's a little different in this one but it's simple enough. Nice opening lead riff as well.

Lots of snare rolls and toms in this one.

Get warmed up for that bridge.

Easy pads on this one.

Album:

Song Key: G

Mighty Cross

Artist: Elevation Worship

Just a few simple riffs.

Such a great song. Just hang on we'll get going.

Great "drivey" straight ahead song.

Keeping you busy

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D♭

Resurrection Power

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Acoustic players are going to be busy with this one.

Powerful driving grooves.

Adventurous bridge.

Warm up those fingers

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:

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:

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: 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: Up

Song Key: D♭

Here For You

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Solid set opener with some cool rhythmic lead work.

The tempo on this tune really gives it a different feel.

Different groove but you can get it!

Easy chord diamonds!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

Oh How I Need You

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Foot stomper that's a joy to play. Electric is a piece of cake.

Taking two drummers and making them one.

Nice hollow body Bass tone

Diamonds are forever!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

My Lighthouse

Artist: Rend Collective

Little bit of alternate tuning on acoustic and we added some other instrumentation on lead.

Simple folk-ish tune!

I taught all the little licks but you can strip it down and play it more simply if you like.

Accordion time

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: 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: B

Behold (Then Sings My Soul)

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Fingerpicky and some combo riffs

Pretty chill tune with some simple grooves.

Straight forward! You can do this!

Easy chords with lots of sounds!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

At Your Name

Artist: Phil Wickham

Lots of great lead in this one. You'll be all over the place.

Lay back in that pocket!

Real bass players paradise.

Love the piano on the verse

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: Up

Song Key: A

Your Grace is Enough

Artist: Chris Tomlin

No lack of work in this one. Strong riffs and strumming should keep you busy.

Straight forward grooves. Overall it's an easy tune to learn!

Straight forward with a nice little riff in the intro.

Break out the B3

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: Medium

Song Key: B♭

Doxology (Amen)

Artist: Phil Wickham

A great modern arrangement of a classic hymn!

Get your tom hands warmed up!!!

Groovy Bridge!

The power of the arp!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Everlasting God

Artist: Lincoln Brewster

While the lead gets crazy, the rhythm is not near as intimidating.

Carry that energy all the way through.

Nice riff parts.

Lay down some pads and let the other guys do the work.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: C

I Surrender

Artist: All Sons And Daughters

So tasteful

Easy grooves with an organic feel.

Very easy, copy the synth bass.

Classic easy chorder.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Chain Breaker

Artist: Zach Williams

Funky rhythm guitar and a laid back lead.

Such a fun song!! Lets get creative with some percussion!

Great grooves! Fresh sound.

A soulful piano chorder!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Eye Of The Storm

Artist: Ryan Stevenson

Simple Acoustic and a nice lead riff at the end.

Pretty straight forward grooves for this tune. Lets dive in!

Great easy song with a fun riff at the end.

Another soulful piano chorder!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Jesus Paid It All

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Simple chord changes and a really nicely layered lead rhythm part.

Super simple tune! Just have to remember 3/4

Easy Peasy

Easy Chorder

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

God is Able

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Nice open chords and catchy riffs. Step on your delay pedal now.

The snare variations are what make this song so fun to play.

Australian 16 ths!

Get ready for the B3 and some strings!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Joy Of The Lord

Artist: Rend Collective

Banjo on guitar!!

Super simple song but a cool one!

Time to break out the bagpipes!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Praise The King

Artist: Corey Voss

Love the moving rhythm riff

Awesome song! Fun and easy grooves!

Fun Lick in Drum Chorus!

Jack of all trades

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Our God

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Whole lot going on in this one. Not that difficult if you just take it piece by piece.

Doesn't get any easier than this.

Great live version and groove with the kick!

Easy Chorder!

Album:

Tempo: Fast

Song Key: C

Happy Day

Artist: Tim Hughes

Bring the energy. Lots and lots of energy.

High energy and a lot of fun!

driving 8th notes for days

Organ Grinder!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Whom Shall I Fear (God Of Angel Armies)

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Click on delay. Play riffs. Sound cool.

Watch for that cymbal on the chorus.

Great hits on the chorus

Four on the floor chords!

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: 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: Up

Song Key: C

Salvation's Tide

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Love the lead part on this song

This one is full of energy!

Very very straight and easy, use dynamics to make it great.

Chord Time!

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: D

Holy Spirit

Artist: Francesca Battistelli

Beautiful acoustic picking and some strong lead work

Toms..Toms.....and more toms!! Fun song!

5 string lows.

Four Chord Song!!!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Good Good Father

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Tons of work for both acoustic and lead. Check that bonus chapter!

Just simple grooves to support this song.

Great groove in the bridge.

Relax with some easy chords and melodies!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G

Lift Your Head Weary Sinner (Chains)

Artist: David Crowder

Get your riff on!

Pretty simple grooves.

Super overdrive to achieve the synth bass vibe.

Lay down the organ.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

For Your Glory And My Good

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Enjoy this Tex-Mex, Beatlesy beauty. Tremolo-lo-lo

The grooves on this one are a little tricky but once you get the first the second is easier.

What a great bass line. Its a doozie.

B3 chorder!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

The Victory

Artist: All Sons And Daughters

A happy groover with simple acoustic and tasteful, rhythmic lead.

All about consistency on this one so lock it in.

Such a groover. Great bass parts based around the major scale and eighth note patterns.

Two notes on eighths... that's about it.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

He Is Risen

Artist: Paul Baloche

Lead guitarists will be busy. Acoustic players be sure to check out the solo acoustic chapter.

Easy Piano/Organ Combo!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G

Tonight

Artist: All Sons And Daughters

Simple lead work and some solid acoustic work.

Just two grooves. Great for beginners.

Quarter note groove. Good passing tones.

A nice campfire piano tune.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

Forever

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Lots to do with the rhythm on this one and that guitar tone is funky.

Fairly simple song to learn and don't forget we're in 6/8.

Classic Chord'r

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

Sing Sing Sing

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Here's a rocker for you. Lead is always working. Both rhythm and lead oriented.

Fast paced so hold on tight.

Awesome song with an awesome verse pattern. Driving Chorus with some great riffs.

Break out the B3

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Mighty Fortress

Artist: Aaron Shust

This is another one that has it all. Some really interesting acoustic voicings and plenty of lead.

Driving 8th notes and a few nice parts.

Easy Chords!!!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D♭

Called Me Higher

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Love the acoustic work in this tune. Plenty of picking. Simple lead work.

Easy song to learn!!

Beautiful restrained bass tone.

Diamonds are a musicians best friend!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Hear The Sound

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Love this mid tempo groover. Lead players get your slide ready!

Straight forward with a couple of fun riffs.

Easy groover... nice melody!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D/G

Oh Our Lord

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

This is like 2 songs in 1. Watch the key change!

Great B3 tune!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C#

Let It Shine

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Medium tempo groover. Check out the muting lesson if you haven't yet.

Breaking out the the upright!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

Enough

Artist: Chris Tomlin

The picking is a little tricky in the beginning but you certainly aren't afraid of that.

Super easy song!

Very Easy eighth notes all the way.

Another nice B3/EP tune.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Blessed Be Your Name

Artist: Matt Redman

Rediscover just how great this song is to play.

Pretty simple tune. Dig into that pocket.

Easy to play with some nice harmony substitutions.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Jesus Son Of God

Artist: Chris Tomlin and Christy Nockels

Acoustic keeps it interesting with some nice picking and lead tastefully accents it.

Another great piano ballad.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E♭

White Flag

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Detailed dotted eight note delay discussion in this one.

Easy Chords. Simple Sounds

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

All My Fountains

Artist: Chris Tomlin

High energy strumming combines with some fingerpicking to create one of our most fun songs to play.

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