Song Tutorials and Lessons in "Simple Strum Patterns"

Album:

Song Key: E♭

Jireh

Artist: Elevation Worship and Maverick City Music

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: 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

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: A

We Praise You

Artist: Matt Redman

Big Lead lines and super strummy acoustic.

Straight forward and fun to play.

Straight forward with a fun riff at the end.

Cool tones.

Album:

Song Key: F

Awake My Soul

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Cool galloping strum pattern on this one.

Toms Toms Toms!

Very cool groove in the third turn around!

Easy arpeggiated pattern

Album:

Song Key: C

Follow You Anywhere

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Nice and easy.

Fun Grooves!

Great parts. Not too hard to master once you know each part.

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: Down

Song Key: C

Came To My Rescue

Artist: Hillsong United

Strum pattern's a little different in this one but it's simple enough. Nice opening lead riff as well.

Lots of snare rolls and toms in this one.

Get warmed up for that bridge.

Easy pads 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:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

More Like Jesus

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

Holy Is The Lord

Artist: Chris Tomlin

The definition of a solid tune. Straight ahead strumming with some fun lead work.

Pretty simple song.

New groove on a great song!

Right hand only!!!

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: Medium

Song Key: B

Never Once

Artist: Matt Redman

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

There Is A Cloud

Artist: Elevation Worship

Straight ahead strumming on acoustic and simple lead work

Fun 6/8 groove!

Great 6/8 ballad. Play with finesse.

Big lead lines that go nice and slow.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

God's Great Dance Floor

Artist: Chris Tomlin

A lead riff that just doesn't get old and it's simple to play.

Pounding that kick.

Quite a bit but really fun.

Easy chords but challenging patch changes!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

You Never Let Go

Artist: Matt Redman

A simple strummer with some essential lead

Simple pocket grooves.

An easy groover.

Love this anthem!

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: Down

Song Key: E♭

The Heart Of Worship

Artist: Matt Redman

Remind yourself how good this song is. Includes some teaching on pentatonic riffs.

Pocket..Pocket..Pocket

Gentle song with easy groove.

Break out the Wurly!!!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

From The Inside Out

Artist: Hillsong United

Simple acoustic and strong lead.

Pretty straight forward.

Diamond those babies!

Time to grind the organ!

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

Our God

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G

Same Power

Artist: Jeremy Camp

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

Unbroken Praise

Artist: Matt Redman

There's beauty in simplicity.

Get your tom groove on.

Straight forward but great!

Keeping it simple with acoustic piano.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Calvary

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Easy strummer with a strong message.

Lay back. Way back.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Breaking Through

Artist: Bethel Music

Killer opening lead hook and rhythmic arpeggios. Includes bonus lead content and simple acoustic.

Intense and groovy.

A lot to learn but a great new groove to get into.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Search My Heart

Artist: Hillsong United

Nice synth pop sound with light acoustic and some cool lead voicings.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E

We Must Remember

Artist: Jeremy Camp

Nice open E sound with interchangeable lead and rhythm parts

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

Shine

Artist: Jeremy Camp

Simple rocker. Perfect for your youth group.

Fun song with some great parts. I will teach both the full parts and simplified.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Once And For All

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Nice rhythmic lead. Simple acoustic.

An easy piano chorder!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Hear The Sound

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Love this mid tempo groover. Lead players get your slide ready!

Straight forward with a couple of fun riffs.

Easy groover... nice melody!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G

We Will Not Forget

Artist: Desperation Band

Acoustic: learn the meaning of patience. Lead: Get creative.

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: Medium

Song Key: C

Victor's Crown

Artist: Darlene Zschech

This one's a piece of cake. You got this.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: Bb

My God

Artist: Jeremy Camp

Couple unexpected voicings on acoustic and lots of lead parts to break down.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C#

Let It Shine

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Medium tempo groover. Check out the muting lesson if you haven't yet.

Breaking out the the upright!

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: E♭

Not For A Moment (After All)

Artist: Meredith Andrews

A little slide, a little picking and piano for the guitar on the solo acoustic section

Only two primary patterns. Great for beginners.

This has some fun parts. Octave riff in bridge is delicious.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: B

Redeemed

Artist: Big Daddy Weave

Added an acoustic guitar to this one so nobody feels left out.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Hope Of The World

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Really tasteful lead playing but a nice simple strummer.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Song of Hope

Artist: Robbie Seay Band

Great lead work and a simple acoustic groove.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: C

Strong God

Artist: Desperation Band

Nice slow tune that helps with the chord changes. Lead guitar, start practicing your windmills.

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!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Glorious

Artist: Paul Baloche

We love the lead rhythm line. It's a study in concentration. Acoustic: Time to work on those F chords.

Great piano lead line!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

My Hope is in You

Artist: Aaron Shust

Killer piano hooks for guitar and some harmonics.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Always

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

Holy

Artist: Matt Redman

Beautiful harmonized guitar riff with bonus content.

Chorus forms differ on the Chorus.