Song Tutorials and Lessons in "The Latest"

Album:

Song Key: C

Fresh Wind

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Some nice lead combos

Nice slow building

Holding down the low end

Beautiful piano line

Album:

Song Key: A

Holy Love

Artist: Citizens

More lead driven than acoustic

Nice sparse groove

Nice and simple

Working closely with the guitar

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

You Are The Lord

Artist: Brett Younker

Big chorus ballad riffs

Heavy on those toms

Throw your head back and drop it

Taking it back to the old school

Album:

Song Key: G

Evidence

Artist: Josh Baldwin

Strummy acoustic and slide guitar

Some concepts that work throughout the whole song

Couple cool moments in this laid back groover

Going a little country

Album:

Song Key: D♭

Battle Belongs

Artist: Phil Wickham

9 guitars into 1 and it sounds awesome.

Fun grooves!

Great Grooves and drivey vibes.

Easier than it sounds.

Album:

Song Key: B♭

Champion

Artist: Bethel Music

Couple variations on a few simple parts.

Simple little 6/8 tune.

Some really fun parts with some overdrive if you have it.

Album:

Song Key: Eb

Never Lost

Artist: Elevation Worship

Gospel shred fest.

Fun grooves!

This is a beast!!!

Gospel Chops

Album:

Song Key: E♭

Rattle

Artist: Elevation Worship

Drop D Monster

Pretty complex song for drums.

So much to learn on this one. If you are here you probably know this one is packed. Enjoy

We've got the easiest job of the bunch

Album:

Song Key: B

Turn Your Eyes

Artist: Sovereign Grace

Light Duty for both guitars on this one so lay back and enjoy the slow pace

Super chill song. Just need some coordination in the beginning.

Great song with some nice chord changes

Gentle piano work throughout

Album:

Song Key: B

My Testimony

Artist: Elevation Worship

Big leads and lots of pedal work with upbeat acoustic strumming.

Fun song with a few different grooves.

Some interesting substitutions and a tricky bridge but I will show you what you can do to get around it.

Love the big hooks!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

God So Loved

Artist: We The Kingdom

Heavy strumming and lots of lead.

Upbeat and rocking!

Some unique tones.

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

O! 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: C

Yet Not I But Through Christ In Me

Artist: CityAlight

Tons of fingerpicking and a nice complementary lead part.

Simple song for drummers.

Easy with the same chord structures for all verses and chorus's.

Piano driven hymn sounding good.

Album:

Song Key: B♭

See a Victory

Artist: Elevation Worship

Lots of fun lead work with a simple acoustic strumming part.

Super fun song!!

Driving big ballad, great riffs.

Cool lead line on that chorus.

Album:

Song Key: E

Way Maker

Artist: Leeland

Fingerpicked acoustic and lots of lead parts.

Straight forward and powerful.

What a song!

Piano and pads carries this through

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: 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: 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: B

The Blessing

Artist: Kari Jobe

Beautiful song. Take a back seat to the vocals.

Toms Toms Toms!

Great song with some cool runs to learn.

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: F

It Is Finished

Artist: Melodie Malone

Added acoustic and some important riffs on the lead guitar.

Tom grooves and then grab that pocket at the end.

Great riffs at the end. You will learn a lot on this one.

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: C

Behold The Lamb

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Easy acoustic tune with a few key lead riffs.

Toms and spacious grooves to start and then we lay into it!!

Pretty easy, has a quick change in the chorus but you can do it!!!

Heavy on the piano

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D♭

Raise A Hallelujah

Artist: Bethel Music

Simple acoustic with a ton of lead work.

Not too difficult but a few grooves to learn.

Long song but you will learn a lot along the journey.

We bring texture and rhythmic elements to the mix.

Album:

Song Key: B

Great Things

Artist: Phil Wickham

Love the aggressive strumming

Lots of tom work in this one!

Gaps with no playing, but when we do it's great!

Simple sound or complex tones — you get to choose!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Hallelujah For The Cross

Artist: Chris McClarney

Combining two main lead parts and an easy acoustic part.

Such a great song and a sweet little groove in verse 2.

Two great grooves and some sweet verses.

Epic tune.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E

Hosanna

Artist: Hillsong United

Great opening lead riff. Lock in those hammer-ons!

Fun little intricate groove at the beginning of this song. You've got this!!

All about bass! Amazing 16ths!

Love the pad on this one.

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: Medium

Song Key: G♭

Who You Say I Am

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Easy acoustic and lots of lead parts in this one.

This one is in 6/8 and has some groovy tom grooves!

Great 6/8 feel, with really cool patterns and grooves on choruses.

Heavy synth pads

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: Down

Song Key: C

All Hail King Jesus

Artist: Jeremy Riddle

Epic parts. Tone section is important so check it out.

We start off pretty chill on this one but hang in there it gets a little bigger.

Sneaky 2 bars but a great bass part.

Beautiful layers

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: Medium

Song Key: G♭

Reckless Love

Artist: Cory Asbury

Crazy rhythms!

A great feeling 6/8 groove!!

A song with awesome little riffs to learn and a great groove.

Hit that organ.

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: G

Build My Life

Artist: Brett Younker

Easy acoustic and lots of basic lead

Easy easy song!

Very easy one with some nice chord substitutions.

Slow and easy.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Glorious Day

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Driving acoustic and your lead work will keep you busy

Pretty simple song!

Super easy straight groove

Tickle those ivories.

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: Medium

Song Key: Db

Because He Lives (Amen)

Artist: Matt Maher

Powerful piano driven song with subtle lead and crisp acoustic.

Pretty straightforward

Great changes and a fun groove.

A major piano tune! Get ready to arpeggiate those chords!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G♭

Christ Is Risen

Artist: Matt Maher

Simple tune with some fun acoustic picking.

Not much to this one and super simple!

Really fun bit at the end!

Simple piano line brings it home

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: Down

Song Key: D

What A Beautiful Name

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Time to get plucky

This ones a fun one!!

Groove on the Chorus!

Great reverb piano!!!

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

Jesus Messiah

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Such a solid song. Lots of lead work and simple acoustic chords.

Simple, Solid and Pocket.

8th note glory days.

Piano and strings

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G

Hosanna

Artist: Paul Baloche

Ain't nothin' but a G chord, baby.

Letting the four on the floor carry us through.

Extra bits are fun to learn.

Lay down some piano.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D♭

Resurrecting

Artist: Elevation Worship

Acoustic in standard and alternate with easy lead duties

Pulling 2 drum kits into 1.

Grooves at the end!

Crank the verb on the piano!

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

Lion And The Lamb

Artist: Bethel Music

Work the vibrato

Such a fun song!!

Really great bass track! You can do it!!

Break out the ARP!!!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Death Was Arrested

Artist: North Pointe Music

Love the lead work and the capo switch on acoustic!

Pretty simple song in 6/8 with a fun fill!!

Fun Groove!

Sweet changes.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

O Come To The Altar

Artist: Elevation Worship

Love the lead work in this. So tasteful!

Toms..Toms.....and more toms!!

Good solid tones in a 6/8 beauty

Nice chords... easy melodies!

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: 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: B♭

Lord I Need You

Artist: Matt Maher

Lots of chords for a simple song. Lead is a piece of cake.

The groove on this song really supports the whole feel.

Super fun. Watch out for the 3/4 parts

Chord Time!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

O Praise The Name (Anastasis)

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Who needs tons of guitars? You got this.

Get ready for some more tom grooves!!

Big bottom on this bad boy!

Easy chords and riffs!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A♭

Forever

Artist: Kari Jobe

Epic song with simple chords. Be sure to check out the solo acoustic section.

Really solid and focused groove

Great one that is super easy to learn.

Nice and out front piano for us.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

This Is Amazing Grace

Artist: Phil Wickham

Effect heavy lead and simple rhythm keep this rockin'.

Watch that groove on the second verse!

16ths to make you happy!

Epic synth!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G

At The Cross (Love Ran Red)

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Fingers are going to be busy. Get warmed up!

Awesome grooves and an overall fun song!!

Great groove in chorus 3

Easy chords + nice melodies = fun tune to play!

Album:

Tempo: down

Song Key: G

O The Blood

Artist: Gateway Worship

Just stay out of the way of this song...unless you plan on playing the piano line on guitar.

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.

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