Courses

TRY A GUITAR COURSE – NO SIGN UP NECESSARY

Below is a list of our free guitar course options from GMI – Guitar & Music Institute. You can access all courses on this site without needing to log in. Just click on one of the headings below and start learning.

If you do sign up to GMI you can track your progress, ask for support and be part of the forum, so what are you waiting for…get learning!

Free Courses

improvising & comping

Jazz Guitar Course - Improvising & Comping Over Giant Steps

by MalcolmMacFarlane 2 Lessons

In this eight lesson knowledge packed course, virtuoso guitarist Malcolm MacFarlane demonstrates how you can learn and improve your improvisation and comping in a jazz style using John Coltrane's seminal composition "Giant Steps" as a template. This course is for the more advanced guitarist and includes a huge amount of learning resources for the guitarist who is interested in learning to play jazz guitar.

14 Day Beginners Guitar Challenge Day 1

14 DAY BEGINNER GUITAR CHALLENGE

by Ged Brockie 9 Lessons

Surely one of the best premium content guitar beginner courses on the Internet! Each lesson delivered every second day for a total of 14 lessons. Blended course content from across GMI with downloadable HD video, lesson commentary files, backing tracks, workbook/diary, songs to learn backing up each lesson, teacher contact button, group integration and forum uploads for your playing. What are you waiting for? Sign up today and stop dreaming about learning the guitar...in 14 days of lessons you will!

the need for speed

THE NEED FOR SPEED

by Nigel Clark 3 Lessons

The "Need For Speed" is a course of lessons from GMI - Guitar & Music Institute which features the performance and teaching talents of virtuoso jazz guitarist Nigel Clark. Nigel discusses his picking and lighting fast technique over scales and arpeggios, rhythm playing and chord melody.

guitar pedals

GUITAR PEDALS COURSE

by Ged Brockie 15 Lessons

Find out how to get the best from your guitar pedals and pedalboards with this course of free lessons that covers a huge range of guitar effects and even some guitar synth input as well.

drop 2 chords

DROP 2 CHORDS

by Ged Brockie 13 Lessons

Drop 2 chords are an often misunderstood concept for guitar players. This free thirteen lesson course features over two hours of HD video. It also offers free pdf and backing track resources.

guitar scales

GUITAR SCALES

by Ged Brockie 9 Lessons

Scales are the lifeblood of all music. Learn the scale patterns needed for almost all the music you will play. Learn to best apply these patterns from a technical & musical standpoint both fretted and open forms.