Song Tutorials and Lessons in "Localized Lead Work"

Album:

Song Key: G♭

Make Room

Artist: The Church Will Sing

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: B♭

Surrounded (Fight My Battles)

Artist: Michael W. Smith

Build and build and build

Fun Grooves to play!!

Two parts Mix and Match!

Simple but powerful.

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:

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:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

This Is Amazing Grace

Artist: Bethel Music

Great lead guitar theme and some interesting strum work.

We're really cranking from the beginning so get ready.

mellow start but 16ths at the end.

Lay down those pads

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Oh Mercy

Artist: Stu Garrard

Be patient and let it breathe

Simple vibe with some supportive tom grooves and swells.

Nice substitute chords.

Beautiful piano driven song

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G♭

All I Really Want

Artist: Tim Timmons

Tasteful parts all around

Simple tune to learn!!

Such Great Finesse!

Heavy piano

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Set A Fire

Artist: Jesus Culture with Martin Smith

A real study in how to build a song. Interesting lead work too.

Loving how the repetition on this song keeps building and building and building and...

Growing sub division.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Nothing Is Impossible

Artist: Planetshakers

Effect heavy riffs that sound harder than they are. Rhythm strumming is a little tricky.

Remember the title of this song when you first give it a listen.

I've simplified a bit but there's additional content for you pros.

Don't let this one scare you. Not as rough as you might think.

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

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

The Same Love

Artist: Paul Baloche

Would Paul Baloche steer you wrong? No. No he wouldn't.

Straight forward and simple. Get ready to sit down in that pocket.

Super straight forward and fun.

Nice, relaxed piano part.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

Chasing You

Artist: Bethel Music

Tasteful and aggressive lead guitar and we added some acoustic. Not your normal strum patterns.

You're going to need to work that four way independence.

Great groove in the intro and Chorus and I also taught the synth bass parts.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

The Lord Our God

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Soaring melody, simple parts for both lead and rhythm. You should learn this. Like, now.

Another easy chorder!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Relentless

Artist: Hillsong United

Lead and acoustic find there way seamlessly intro synth pop. Fear no keyboard.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

Enough

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

My Savior Lives

Artist: New Life Worship

Upbeat tune with some cool voicings. Watch for those pushes!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

The Time Has Come

Artist: Hillsong United

We give you the full intro on this one so get after it.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

We Are The Free

Artist: Matt Redman

Why do we feel we should be singing this in a soccer (futbol) stadium?

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

The Mystery of Faith

Artist: Glenn Packiam

Such a great profession of faith. Perfect for communion time or anytime.

Heavy lyrics mean light drums.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Worth It All

Artist: Meredith Andrews

No acoustic in the song? No problem. We added it and it sounds good. Simple lead lines get it done.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

With Everything

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Tremelo picking madness!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Reign In Us

Artist: Starfield

Monster guitar hook and a strong message.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Cannons

Artist: Phil Wickham

Killer opening riff. A couple different strum patterns.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E♭

Not Ashamed

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Simple leads but your gonna have to crank up the gain!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

Fearless

Artist: Travis Ryan

Great modern hymn feel and includes an intro with Travis himself.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

All To Him

Artist: Desperation Band

It's a down strum party! Includes intro with Jon Egan

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Wonderful

Artist: Desperation Band

Intro with Jon Egan and some fun bonus content. Piano on guitar!