Song Tutorials and Lessons in "Work Your String Section"

Album:

Song Key: G

He Is

Artist: Crowder

Album:

Song Key: G♭

Make Room

Artist: The Church Will Sing

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: 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: A

Hope Has A Name

Artist: River Valley Worship

Cool rhythm riffs and easy acoustic.

Straight forward.

Synth bass on this one that I will show you on Electric bass.

Album:

Song Key: D

Here Again

Artist: Elevation Worship

We carry the hook on this.

Such a dynamic song.

Nice overdrive on this tone.

Synth and strings -- you got this!

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:

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: B♭

Your Great Name

Artist: Natalie Grant

Pretty basic all around.

Fun song to play!

Fun song with a great groove.

Getting Stringy with it

Album:

Song Key: B

Jesus We Love You

Artist: Bethel Music

Intense acoustic and slide lead guitar

Lets figure out how to condense some of the grooves.

Super great and really easy!

Nice piano lines...

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: 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: D♭

Majesty

Artist: Delirious

Beautiful picking tune. A TON of bonus content. One of our favorite lessons.

We play a really supportive role and let the lyrics be the focal point.

Bass riff is a major part of the song. Really great, creative piece.

That string part is killer.

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:

Song Key: C

Come To The Table

Artist: Sidewalk Prophets

Lots to do on both guitars.

Nice pocket in the chorus and a fun Turnaround!

16ths of Glory!!!

String Time!

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: 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: Medium

Song Key: F

King Of Heaven

Artist: Paul Baloche

Chunky palm muted rhythm with a lead line converted from banjo!

So much four on the floor.

Straight as can be. Very straight forward.

Great melody line and and rare synth!

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: 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: 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

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: Medium

Song Key: B

To Live Is Christ

Artist: Sidewalk Prophets

Light lead work and simple strum pattern. Watch those changes!

Such a good song!!

Fun riff!

Another easy chord'r ballad

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Jesus

Artist: Chris Tomlin

So. Many. Parts.

Fun song to play with some cool grooves!!

Very straight forward song to learn.

Lots of arps in the right hand!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Trust In You

Artist: Lauren Daigle

Easy all around

Simple grooves in this song. Let this song breathe!

Easy parts but some extra bits to learn if you want them!

Heavily produced with lots of synths!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Come Alive (Dry Bones)

Artist: Lauren Daigle

Added acoustic and washed out lead.

Nice sparse loop groove.

Synth bass owned by the 4 string bassists!

Great arpeggiating piano lines, big synth, and a cello arp!

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: Medium

Song Key: D

Come Thou Fount Come Thou King

Artist: Gateway Worship

Great hymn with a modern chorus!

Time to lay back in that 3/4 pocket!

Fun Riff in the Chorus!

Let the strings sing!

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: 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: Down

Song Key: B

Abide With Me

Artist: Matt Redman

Simple lead and rhythm.

We have to wait our turn to come in on this one but it's worth it!

Delicate, Only play on the chorus!

Easy Chord'r!

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: D

Ever Be

Artist: Bethel Music

This song is groovy. Great acoustic line on the second verse.

Super fun song to play!! Lets get creative!

Beautiful easy parts!!

Let the strings shine!

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: 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: 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: Medium

Song Key: C

No One Higher

Artist: Aaron Shust

Solid song that keeps your fingers busy. Lots of chords. Lead is always doing something.

Nice easy one with a fun groove.

A straight forward chorder!

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: E♭

Awakening

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Real nice solo acoustic part in this one. Simple lead work.

Driving piano eighths!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

Sovereign

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Here's a simply written tune with a great melody. No reason you can't get this one ready by Sunday.

A great 16th note melody!

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