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Instruments > Guitar > Session Player Toolkit with Dave Isaacs

Multi-Style Online Guitar Lessons
with Dave Isaacs

Partner with premiere Nashville guitarist and educator Dave Isaacs as he teaches his comprehensive approach to performance and musicianship through hundreds of online guitar lessons. In this detailed course designed for players of all levels, Dave unpacks all of the skills needed to become a well-rounded guitarist fluent in a variety of styles and techniques utilized by modern-day session musicians. Through technical training exercises, song lessons in a variety of genres, and the option to exchange videos with Dave, students will elevate their skills as both guitarists and musicians.

Blues, Jazz, Country, & MoreGuitar Tabs + Notation

Music Theory + ImprovDozens of Play-Along Tracks

About Session Player Toolkit with Dave Isaacs

Unleash your inner guitar virtuoso and embark on a transformative musical journey with acclaimed guitarist and educator, Dave Isaacs. Welcome to the world of the “Session Player Toolkit with Dave Isaacs” at ArtistWorks, where aspiring guitarists of all levels can master the instrument and reach new heights of musical prowess.

Dave Isaacs, known for his breadth of stylistic knowledge and prowess as an educator, is here to guide you through every step of your guitar-playing adventure. With decades of experience as a professional musician and as a revered guitar instructor, Dave Isaacs is the ideal mentor to help you refine your skills and tap into your full potential.

This online guitar course is designed to cater to all skill levels, from beginners looking to grasp the fundamentals to intermediate and advanced players seeking to expand their repertoire and push the boundaries of their abilities. Whether you aspire to play rock, blues, jazz, classical, or any other genre, Dave Isaacs’ versatile teaching approach will equip you with the tools, techniques, and knowledge you need to excel.

One of the standout features of “Session Player Toolkit with Dave Isaacs” is the interactive video exchange platform. This unique system allows you to submit videos of your playing directly to Dave himself, who will provide personalized feedback, guidance, and encouragement. This invaluable one-on-one interaction ensures that you receive tailored instruction that caters to your specific needs, enabling you to progress rapidly and overcome any challenges you may encounter along the way.

Inside the course, you'll find an extensive library of high-definition video lessons covering a wide range of topics and genres—including guitar basics, scales and modes, improvisation, advanced rhythm playing, music theory, and much more. Each lesson is meticulously crafted, breaking down complex concepts into easily digestible segments, so you can learn at your own pace and build a solid foundation of skills.

In addition to the comprehensive video lessons, you'll gain access to a wealth of supplementary learning materials. These include downloadable tablature, backing tracks, and sheet music, allowing you to practice the techniques taught by Dave Isaacs in a variety of musical contexts. Join a vibrant community of guitar enthusiasts from around the world through the course's active forum. Engage in discussions, seek advice, and connect with fellow learners who share your passion for the guitar. The supportive environment fosters a sense of camaraderie and provides an additional avenue for learning and growth.

Join a vibrant community of guitar enthusiasts from around the world through the course's active forum. Engage in discussions, seek advice, and connect with fellow learners who share your passion for guitar, songwriting, and more. The supportive environment fosters a sense of camaraderie and provides an additional avenue for learning and growth.

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to learn from one of Nashville’s premiere guitar talents and educators. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced player, “Session Player Toolkit with Dave Isaacs” at ArtistWorks will unlock your true potential and revolutionize the way you approach the guitar. So, grab your guitar and start your musical journey today!

About Video Exchange® Learning

What ultimately sets these guitar lessons apart from other offerings is the ability to submit a video for review using the ArtistWorks Video Exchange Learning® platform. Dave reviews each submission and records a video response, offering specific guidance to take your guitar playing to the next level. All students can access the Video Exchange library and watch each other’s interactions with Dave. This library is constantly expanding and may contain the key to unlock your playing.

About Dave Isaacs

Dave Isaacs has earned his reputation as one of Nashville’s preeminent guitar talents and educators. Serving as a musical mentor to not only performing artists, songwriters, and working musicians but also beginners and weekend warriors, Dave fosters a unique approach to teaching that develops not only guitar playing but the whole musician. He focuses on building real skills, confidence, and a deep understanding of music. A dynamic performing artist, Dave has played in venues across the US, from small clubs to festivals, concert halls, and everything in between. He’s jammed with Les Paul on a Manhattan nightclub stage, rocked in the mud at Yasgur’s Farm, harmonized in Greenwich Village folk clubs, and chicken-picked hot licks on Nashville’s Lower Broadway. His twelve independent album releases run a wide stylistic range, from eclectic singer-songwriter to swampy groove-blues, bright country-rock, Southern soul, and lyrical jazz and classical guitar. On the academic side, Dave is an award-winning graduate of New York’s venerable Manhattan School of Music, with a Master of Music degree in classical guitar performance. He was a full-time instructor of music and music technology at Tennessee State University from 2009-2013 and taught music theory and listening skills in the audio production program at the Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville from 2008-2016. Dave calls Nashville, TN his home and has been teaching at ArtistWorks since May 2024.

Guitar Lessons

 UNIT 1: Two Chord Shuffle - Key of C

  • Introduction to the Session Player Toolbox
  • Fret Hand Chord Forms
  • Strumming Fundamentals
  • Alternate Rhythm Part
  • Basic Theory: The Key of C
  • Alternate Chord Voicings
  • Creating Melody from Scales
  • Melodic Connection Between Chords
  • Simple Improvisation
  • Rhythm: Muting & Pocket
  • Implying Multiple Parts

+ UNIT 2: Straight Feel Minor Groove - Key of A Minor

+ UNIT 3: Crosspicking Groove - Key of G

+ UNIT 4: Blues Rumba Tango - Key of E Minor

+ UNIT 5: Soulful R&B Groove - Key of F

+ UNIT 6: Modal Rock Groove - Key of D

+ UNIT 7: Steely 12 Bar Blues - Key of A

+ UNIT 8: 12/8 Soul Ballad - Key of B Minor

Pre-sale purchasers receive: early access 1 week before the course's public launch, pre-release lessons right to their inbox, PLUS: first 100 students get "Original 100" badge attached to student profile.

Expected Course Launch Date: May 28, 2024

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What's In This Plan

  • Unlimited Access to Lessons
  • Unlimited Access to Video Exchange Library
  • Unlimited Video Submissions to Teacher
  • Music Theory Workshop
  • Backing Tracks across Instruments
  • VIP Bonus Content
  • 100s of guitar lessons at your own pace
  • All levels and styles of playing welcome
  • Slow Motion & Looping on videos

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