Learn Guitar and Enjoy the Journey

A structured curriculum for the guitarists that wish to expand their skills in contemporary music styles as blues, jazz, pop, funk.

At the Online CGA we help you tap into your creative side to develop your natural skills so you may further enjoy playing your guitar, especially improvising and composing.

Creative Guitar Academy

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Muddy Waters Blues Guitar Courses

Level 3 – Styles & Improvisation

It´s time to improvise, create good grooves, play expressive solos and expand your creativity. For this purpose you will develop solid technique, a thorough understanding of chord scale relationships and a set of practical tools for improvisation in a variety of styles: Blues, Jazz, Pop, Funk, Flamenco, Latin Music.


The Craft of Accompaniment 101 (Group only)

Get a CLEARER band sound with applied arranging skills to the GUITAR. Learn the craft, learn how create the correct groove, and above all how to hear the melody in relation to the chords- Learn how to write for:
– Two Guitars and Vocal
-Two Guitars Bass and Vocals
-One Guitar Vocals and Drums, etc……
with Balanced Chords, Spreads, UST, Ostinatos , Pedals, Open Closed Triads, etc…

Transform your Strumming, Transform Your Song


Level 2 – Hear and Play – Improvise

After completing the first two levels, you will be able to choose a song you like, figure out it’s chords in any key,  play the melody, play a simple solo and perform the song in a group setting as lead or rhythm guitar. Furthermore you will also be able to compose simple songs.

This is all great fun but it requires a structured pathway and your commitment to learning.


Level 1 – Hear and Play

Learn guitar, Learn the basics of music
This beginners course is designed to help students who have difficulty in learning the guitar in a traditional manner. 
Do you have difficulty memorising music, remembering chords,  playing in tempo and playing with others?
At the end of the course you will be able to play great songs by artists such as Eric Clapton, Green Day, Paramore, Jason Mranz, Coldplay, Guns ‘n’ Roses, The Beatles, Sublime and many more with self confidence, competence and, above all, by tapping into your full creative potential.

Hello, my name is Thomas Lorenzo. I am the director of Online Creative Guitar Academy.

I am excited to share with you my knowledge and experience. I am a recording artist with over 35 albums, a Berklee College of Music Graduate, teacher,  composer and author of the leading arranging and orchestration text book:  El Arreglo Un Puzzle de Expresión Musical.

I have dedicated my life to express creativity thus exploring my full potential as a musician and guitarist. I wish to share with you a practical pathway to achieve your goals that simplifies the learning process by focusing on the final self expression which is what music is all about. 

I want you to enjoy what and how you learn, so you can spend the rest of your life immersed in music, as a pathway to feel good about yourself and others. 

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