Author Archive: Drew

Drew Krag is a music producer, performer, and educator. He has a bachelors degree in Jazz guitar from Columbia College Chicago. Drew loves to share the gift of music with the world and aspires to make learning guitar easy, fun and affordable.

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I Just Wanna Play – Lesson 1

| September 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

One comment we get a lot is… “Hey Drew, “I Just Want to Be Able to Play Something…” Well, we took that feedback and we created a lesson series around it, where we teach you simple – easy to play riffs and rhythms that just sound cool. This series is definitely for beginners. If you [...]

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I Just Wanna Play – Lesson 2

| September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Let’s move on to Lesson 2!!!

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I Just Wanna Play – Lesson 3

| September 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Having fun? You are gonna love lesson 3 of the “I Just Wanna Play” series….

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I Just Wanna Play – Lesson 4

| September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ready for lesson 4 of the “I Just Wanna Play” series..

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I Just Wanna Play – Lesson 5

| September 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Loving this lesson series, give lesson 5 a try…

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Guitar Tip of the Week (Pull Offs Lesson 2)

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hope you had a chance to practice last weeks lesson. If not I review it briefly in this weeks video lesson as well. Today, I will show you how to practice playing pull offs up and down the neck. This is a great lesson for beginners. If it is too beginner, I promise we will [...]

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Guitar Lesson Tip of the Week (pull offs)

| November 13, 2013 | 4 Comments

Last week we went over “hammer on” and I hope you practiced what I showed you. If not go back to last weeks lesson and review it. Last Week’s Guitar Lesson Now, on to this weeks lesson. Today, I want to cover “pull offs”. Pull offs are a great way to add style to your [...]

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Guitar Tip of the Week (More Hammer Ons)

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last week we worked on basic hammers ons and one more advanced hammer on that uses the pinky. Sorry about that, you may hate me now but you’ll thank me later… If you missed last week’s lesson, here is the link. http://www.guitarplayeru.com/2012/01/guitar-tip-of-the-week-basic-hammer-ons/ Now, this week we will try an easier hammer on that you can [...]

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100 Best Rock Riffs of All Time (in one video)

| February 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dude, you have to watch this video… This guy rocks out some of the best guitar riffs of all time, actually he plays 100 (one after another). Please watch this video and if you hear a few that you like and you know the song name, let us know and we will shoot some lesson [...]

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Guitar Tip of the Week (Basic Hammer Ons)

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

This weeks lesson is mainly for beginners, however there is an intermediate lesson below as well. In this video, I demonstrate how to play basic “hammer ons”. This skill is vital as you progress as a beginner guitar player. Warning: This is considered a beginner lesson, if it is too easy for you skip down [...]

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Guitar Lesson Tip of the Week (Blues Riff)

| October 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

We had a lot of great feedback from last weeks tip of the week. If you missed it, be sure to check it out as this guitar lesson video builds on the last. Click here to view last weeks lesson. Once you have gotten the basics of last weeks bluesy riff, learn the second part [...]

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Guitar Tip of the Week – Using 3rd’s in Scales

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Drew here, with another GPU tip of the week. This guitar lesson involves a cool little technique for making scales sounds way more fun. This particular scale sounds bluesy but you can use this same technique with any scale… If this video is too advanced for you, go back to our beginner scale videos and [...]

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Guitar Tip of the Week – How to Play Double Stops

| October 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

You are going to love today’s free guitar lesson. We are going to show you how to play “double stops”, which sound really cool. You can use this trick when you are playing over scales or chord progressions. Check out the lesson video below and let us know what you think by leaving a comment [...]

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Hilarious Golden Retriever – Guitar Video

| December 30, 2011 | 2 Comments

I just had to share this video. It’s Hilarious! It won’t help you become a better guitar player, but it will definitely make you smile! Check it out then take a few other guitar lessons while you are here.

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Happy Holidays from GuitarPlayerU.com

| December 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

We just wanted to take a second to wish you a happy holiday season. Our fans, subscribers and friends help us create such an awesome community. Press play to hear a special message from us here at GuitarPlayerU.com Here’s the link to Learn How to Play Silent Night on guitar… Silent Night – Guitar Lesson

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