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.

Level 4 – Make Melodies with Chords

This course delivers a specific skill set of guitar techniques, the pivoting techniques, to help you develop very creative guitar accompaniments in your songs. Ideal for Songwriters and Guitarists of all levels, that wish to deliver a more emotional interpretation of a song, by applying advanced melodic harmonic concepts used by major composers and performers.

Level 2 – Hear and Play

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, and it requires a structured pathway and your commitment to learning.

Level 1 – The Basics

Learn guitar, live guitar, love guitar You can do it! You can learn to play guitar! Fun! Learn 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. Effective! Hundreds of my students have successfully learned to play guitar. .

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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