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“How To Master Your Singing Voice” (Interview w/ Roger Love). Is he the best vocal coach in the world? HE’S GOT TO BE. Roger Love is recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on voice and vocal coaching. He has over 30 years of vocal coaching experience and has helped thousands of people find their voice, some of whom include Oscar, Screen Actors Guild, and Grammy Award winners.

I recommend that you join his Roger Love Vocal Academy. His team has generously offered you as an audience member a HUGE discount when you register for any of his singing training levels when you sign up at this link ► https://www.campfireguitarstar.com/sing – use the promo code “STAR” to get 10% off.

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This is the Rockboard “MOD 5”. It’s a cabinet simulator D.I box…but who cares what it is – what will it allow you to do? Perform, Record and practice your guitar (or bass), easier than ever before.

PERFORM: This is the ultimate platform for rehearsals and gigs that DOES NOT require an amp!

I was confused on this…like…uh, how do you get wicked guitar tone without an amp?

Well – as you know, FX pedals like distortions, overdrives etc… All essentially emulate an amp so the idea and design behind the MOD 5 was to create a platform where you can use your dirt pedals and get your ‘base tone’ from your pedalboard, then instead of your output cable going into an amp, it’s going into the MOD 5. + Read More

Get a 7-day free trial to these powerful acoustic guitar lessons here: https://www.campfireguitarstar.com/will-ripley-jamplay

It was a total blast recording this series and sharing this acoustic guitar series with the world through JamPlay.

You’ll discover the basics like chords, chord strumming, changing chords, finger position and technique.

After the basics are covered, we’ll quickly accelerate into ‘intermediate zone’ where a guitarist will get more of those acoustic guitar trademark techniques like when a guitarist plays WITHOUT a pick. So we’ll tackle the technique of ‘fingerstyle’ and finger picking as well as basic strumming without a pick.

Speaking about strumming, not only will you discover all my chord changing and chord strumming techniques, but also, how to advance your strumming so you can really sound like a pro by injecting a ton of rhythm into your playing. + Read More

Get free access here: https://www.campfireguitarstar.com/will-ripley-jamplay

I was invited to JamPlay because of my success at Campfire Guitar Star and one of the guys from JamPlay knew who I was and had seen my guitar lessons online before.

Recording this series was kind of a “trial run”. I didn’t know if they’d have me back for more.

Fast forward…

I’ve recorded 6 guitar lesson courses at JamPlay!

This one, “Rock Guitar For Beginners” started it all. It’s my ground-up approach that I’ve been delivering since 2006 with awesome results. It’s the exact process that I would take a beginner guitar student on when someone hires me for private lessons. + Read More

To get access to “In The Style of Slash” start a 7-day FREE trial to JamPlay here: https://www.jamplay.com/ripley

Slash is one of my favorite guitar players. I’ve seen him live 4 times and actually have a funny video of me and my pal Dan catching the encore to Paradise City in the front row: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNWf5rQ57g0

Slash has been highly inspirational to me as a guitarist because he approaches the guitar differently than my other favorite players. As much as I love Jimi Hendrix, John Frusciante, Tom Morello, Jimmy Page etc…. Slash has a different approach, tone, melodic nature and an insane technique to his playing that’s both fascinating and VERY difficult.

As a player, I’ve decoded Slash’s style and have been sharing it with beginners and intermediates over in my course on JamPlay called “In The Style of Slash”. + Read More

Get FREE access to “Building the Blues” here: https://www.campfireguitarstar.com/will-ripley-jamplay

It seemed like a good time to tell you about “Building The Blues” because I’m going live tomorrow, Friday May 29 for “Albert The King” which will be #2 in my series of “Rock Guitar Solo of The Week”. Tune in at 5:30pm ET right here on the channel to catch it live.

That link up top will get you a 7-day FREE trial to JamPlay where you’ll get access to “Building the Blues”….5 of my other courses…AND thousands of other guitar lessons on JamPlay.

“Building The Blues” was a lot of fun to create and share. It focuses on 2 main things in the blues:

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Get FREE access to “Building the Blues” here: https://www.campfireguitarstar.com/will-ripley-jamplay

It seemed like a good time to tell you about “Building The Blues” because I’m going live tomorrow, Friday May 29 for “Albert The King” which will be #2 in my series of “Rock Guitar Solo of The Week”. Tune in at 5:30pm ET right here on the channel to catch it live.

That link up top will get you a 7-day FREE trial to JamPlay where you’ll get access to “Building the Blues”….5 of my other courses…AND thousands of other guitar lessons on JamPlay.

“Building The Blues” was a lot of fun to create and share. It focuses on 2 main things in the blues:

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Details Here: https://www.campfireguitarstar.com/will-ripley-jamplay

Over the years I’ve been lucky as a guitar instructor to be featured on JamPlay.com – probably the largest and longest running online guitar school on the planet.

During this whole self-isolation and quarantine thing with COVID-19, JamPlay reached out and asked if I would create an 8-week LIVE course for JamPlay and the Campfire Guitar Star community.

Introducing “Rock Guitar Solo of The Week”

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Rock Rhythm Guitar Techniques

Thank you for checking out this video! By choosing to focus on rhythm guitar, you are a very rare, yet valuable breed of guitar player! There are millions of fantastic lead guitar players on planet earth right now. The guitar world is literally saturated by them. Great rhythm guitar players on the other hand are far less common.

One of the easiest things you can do to separate yourself from the pack is to focus on rhythm guitar.

For the last few years, I have been intentionally surrounding myself with musicians that aren’t guitar players. Here’s what I’ve learned.

Nobody wants to jam with yet another guitar “shredder” that can only solo or play simple riffs. The 80’s are over. Musicians want to jam with someone that will actually contribute to the jam!

With some of these techniques I’m going to show you today, you’ll become that awesome rhythm guitar player. Even if you aren’t as fast as the shredder doing two handed Van Halen tapping, you’ll be a far more valuable commodity in the guitar world! Not to mention, rhythm guitar playing is super fun and the listener connects with it much more. + Read More

Easy Jimi Hendrix Songs To Learn On Guitar

There comes a time in every guitarist’s journey where it’s time to learn some Jimi Hendrix.
Here’s the problem that I’m sure a lot of your have already experienced:

Jimi Hendrix doesn’t make his music easy to play! Most of his songs are quite advanced. Challenging chords, riffs, and solos.

Here’s the good news!

I have sifted through all of the super advanced Hendrix songs and brought you 2 note for note riffs that are super easy to play on guitar!

Everybody has to start somewhere. Learning how to play Jimi Hendrix songs on guitar is like learning to cook an egg in the kitchen. Everybody that has gotten good at cooking has cooked an egg before. Everybody that has gotten good at guitar has learned some Hendrix!

So let’s dive into a few beginner Jimi Hendrix guitar songs!

In this lesson you’re going to learn the riff from “Hey Joe,” as well as “Who Knows.” + Read More

Easy SRV Songs To Learn

Easy SRV Songs To Learn

Stevie Ray Vaughan really changed the game for us guitar players. He single handedly injected an entirely new world of techniques and tones into the blues.

Stevie refined blues guitar. He was a true disciple of the blues. He managed to become a melting pot of nearly every different style and approach to blues guitar.

The world of rhythm guitar was flipped on it’s head when SRV came around. In songs like Cold Shot, and Pride and Joy, we can hear his signature sound. Stevie would smack the strings extremely hard with his right hand. His left hand had an incredible mute. But the main sound we hear with Stevie Ray Vaughan on these tracks is the extra strums. He would literally hit open strings between every note to create a brilliant, beautifully sloppy, shuffle.

If you’re still reading this, and you’re a bit confused by my description, go grab your guitar and let’s break down Pride and Joy together! I’m super excited to share these awesome techniques with the you! + Read More

2 Easy ACDC Songs For Beginner Guitar

ACDC is one of those bands that you just need to explore on the guitar.

I know a lot of guitarists. Literally every single rock guitarist I know went through an ACDC phase at some point.

I went through a big ACDC phase around the ages of 10-12.

With my guitar teacher at the time, I first learned Highway to Hell. After we had gone through the whole song, he asked me what I wanted to learn next. “More ACDC!” was my response. So next we got into Thunderstruck (could only play it slowly, but it was incredibly fun!) Then Back in Black. The list goes on and on.

I had a thirst for rock n roll, and ACDC was the perfect beverage! + Read More

Easy ACDC Songs To Play on Guitar

ACDC is one of those bands that you just need to explore on the guitar.

I know a lot of guitarists. Literally every single rock guitarist I know went through an ACDC phase at some point.

I went through a big ACDC phase around the ages of 10-12.

With my guitar teacher at the time, I first learned Highway to Hell. After we had gone through the whole song, he asked me what I wanted to learn next. “More ACDC!” was my response. So next we got into Thunderstruck (could only play it slowly, but it was incredibly fun!) Then Back in Black. The list goes on and on.

I had a thirst for rock n roll, and ACDC was the perfect beverage! + Read More