My brother was better than me until I found your site!
“Just wanted you to know that you site is just the one I have been looking for for years. I can play, but really need to move forward and had no real guidance. I love the site and am so excited about using it to its full potential. I'm from the UK but living in Dubai in the UAE for more than 20 years, which has taken me away from folk nights and half decent music shops of the UK... My brother plays also and he lives in the UK. Thanks to technology we can generally share a few guitar sessions...”
I've doubled the speed of my learning!
“"I love the site! I have been trying to learn the guitar on my own by just learning the chords and getting help from my brother whenever he is around, but it has been slow going. The videos have really helped me and I think I have at least doubled the speed I am learning at. Keep up the good work and I will definately recommend you guys to anyone asking for advice in learing how to play the guitar!"”
FINALLY a very well developed curriculum!
“Dear Mr. Schlegel, I am 56 years old and have recently picked up the guitar again after picking at it while a High School student. Not much experience other than playing chords. I decided to write this note in appreciation for your outstanding effort in the beginner course you led for GT and which I decided to take from the beginning. I thought that although I already play many chords without a problem that there could be a tip here and there that I could pick up. Man, WAS I WRONG, I ended...”
Makes everything make sense!
“I got to tell you I absolutely loved the Blues course for beginners and I'm about to start the Rock course. I'm not new to guitar but I've never had the foundations to make everything make sense and I'm really getting that from these courses. Thank you so much.”
No guitar teacher would have the patience!
“What you're offering is, it seems to me, unrivaled in its value. I've been playing guitar for many years. I've bought books, books with CDs, guitar magazines, private lessons, on-line lessons and nothing comes close to the variety and usefullness that's available on your website. The tutorials are "bite sized" and multi-media. I can't do much with a whole book of Jimi Hendrix tab. (I've tried.) I need a series of little steps - clear, slow, and well explained that I can replay as many...”
I can't believe what I am now doing!
“Am a beginner and I just started with Guitar Tricks. I decided to start with an 8 lesson set from Lisa McCormick on Acoustic Fingerpicking. What an instructor. She made it so easy and natural. I can't believe what I'm now doing. Nothing short of fantastic. I would recommend your service to anybody who is serious about playing and enjoying themselves doing it! ”
I couldn't let go of my guitar!
“Played guitar for quite a while but never seriously and never with any skills. When I discovered guitartricks I couldn't let go of my guitar anymore. I love the site and the work you all guys do!”
Now if I could just get some sleep!
“Hey you guys rock! I have really been struggling for about 10 months now, but in two nights with Guitar Tricks I already have a better grasp on my learning. Thank you very much. Now if I could just quit practicing and get some sleep!”
I already have several favorite teachers!
“I received a membership to Guitar Tricks for Christmas, and wanted to express my satisfaction with your website. I am a beginner/novice, and particularly appreciate the ability to view different teachers and learn from their various styles. I already have several favorite teachers, and I enjoy practicing their tutorials over and over (and over and over). This is one of the great aspects of your site, that I am able to repeat a lesson as often as necessary. I also want to compliment you...”
My guitar playing has improved so much in a short time!
“I stumbled upon Guitar Tricks purely by accident a year ago. I was blown away by the knowledge and quality of the instructors and the vast array of styles and lessons. After checking out a few of the free lessons on the site, I became a full access member. It's amazing how quickly I've progressed. Thanks Lisa, for teaching me to play the Guitar Tricks theme song! Chris, you have been really a big help with learning scales. And notice the beautiful Epiphone guitar I'm holding in the...”
I can learn at my own speed and choose what I want to dive into at any given time.
“Kudos to you people for putting this together and your contributions that make the site what it is. Just finished going through a few of your tutorials. I've been playing since six years of age and am only now striving to learn theory after playing by ear for thirty years. The site is invaluable. I can learn at my own speed and choose what I want to dive into at any given time. Very exiting. Cheers!”
I don't think there is a better deal on the Internet than GuitarTricks.com
“Hi, just wanted to say that you guys are doing a great job! I subscribed a year or two ago just for a few months; but the new site looks great and is easy to understand! I just signed back up last week. Going through the beginner course part 2 again. The instructor is excellent! Looking forward to the blues course. Thanks again. I don't think there is a better deal on the internet!”
Guitar Tricks has set the bar!
“Guitar Tricks has set the bar! (pun definitely intended ;) I'm simply in awe at the quality of this site. Between the skill levels of the instructors, the attention to every detail in the lessons and the actual quality of the videos, these lessons "pop" onto the screen and truly engage me each step of the way. What a wonderful experience. Thank you so much!”
Guitar Tricks - The Easy, Fast, Effective Way to Learn Blues Guitar
98% Recommend Guitar Tricks
After you notice the huge improvement in your guitar playing skills it'll be almost impossible not to recommend that your friends and family try it too. The transformation guitar players make after learning from Guitar Tricks is so great that 98% of students surveyed said that they would recommend Guitar Tricks to a friend or family member. Who will you tell when you become an amazing guitarist with our lessons?
Are You Experienced?
Many online guitar resources are great for beginners, but lacking for experienced guitarists. Not Guitar Tricks. For 12 years we have been showcasing some of the most gifted guitar instructors in every imaginable style. With Guitar Tricks video guitar lessons you can gain mastery of advanced guitar techniques such as hybrid picking, modal theory, sweep picking arpeggios, alternate tunings, classical fingerpicking and more.
Learn 50-100% Faster
80% of Guitar Tricks students report learning 50-100% faster with our curriculum because we don't just show you how to play, we teach you. Forget about sitting through a long, unstructured video lesson. Our Core Learning System is a step-by-step proven system, which will guide you through the learning process smoothly and with a sense of direction.
Award Winning Curriculum
This year Guitar Tricks was given the Gold Award in Acoustic Guitar Magazine's Player's Choice Awards, for Best Online Guitar Learning Resource! Guitar players around the world have spoken and they say Guitar Tricks is the only place where you can find the best quality lessons and best structured curriculum on the web for an amazingly affordable price.
Welcome to Guitar Tricks! We are the oldest blues guitar lessons site on the web. Our first tutorial, written in 1998, was a 32-step beginner's guide to pentatonic scale blues lead guitar!
Today, Our blues instructors produce high definition video guitar lessons to teach you all they know about blues guitar playing including vibrato, double stops, bends, hammer-ons, pull-offs, 12 bar, turn arounds, delta blues, bottleneck guitar, alternate tunings, and more.
Their lessons are inspired by the blues guitar greats: Freddie King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Dickey Betts, and of course, B.B. King.
Our blues guitar instructors come from all over the South and all over the world: Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Singapore, Switzerland, U.K. and beyond.
Our blues guitar lessons cover the step-by-step basics and beyond. Way beyond!
Whether you have been playing guitar 20 minutes or 20 years, you will find lessons for you here at Guitar Tricks.