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Learning music at ArtistWorks is unique. Of course, players get access to many hundreds of lessons specifically designed to break down complex techniques and concepts so that any level of musician can make great strides in their playing. But where ArtistWorks takes learning music online to a new level is with Video Exchanges. Our master musicians accept and respond to video submissions from their online students. Each teacher records a thorough video response that is linked to the student's video so that everyone in the course can apply the instruction given to their own playing. Video Exchanges are incredibly helpful to all levels and experienced players, even beginners. You can only learn with Video Exchange at
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These free sample music lessons and sample Video Exchanges® are only a small preview of what you get when you take online music lessons at ArtistWorks. Join today and get unlimited access to hundreds of step-by-step video lessons, taught and recorded by today’s most heralded music masters. You also have the option to submit videos to your online teacher for personal feedback on your playing through our invaluable Video Exchange Learning® experience that you can’t get anywhere else. We’re here to help you with the right instruction and the most productive and effective environment for reaching your musical goals. You can become the player you always dreamed you could be by learning from master musicians at ArtistWorks.

About the Electric Country Guitarwith Guthrie Trapp Course

Guthrie Trapp has taken everything he knows about playing country guitar and created a comprehensive video library that includes hundreds of online lessons. Members have unlimited access to all the lessons which are supplemented by backing tracks and other study materials. Plus there's special guests, exclusive interviews, and a community of country guitar enthusiasts from all over the world.

What ultimately sets these lessons apart from other online offerings however, is the ability to submit a video using the ArtistWorks Video Exchange learning platform. Guthrie reviews each submission and records a video response with feedback on how you're doing and tips for how to improve. All students can access the Video Exchange library, which is always expanding and may contain the key to unlock your own playing.

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About Guthrie

Growing up along the Gulf Coast, Guthrie was influenced at an early age by all the Southern musicians around him. He started playing harmonica at age 7 and then guitar and mandolin at age 10. He played in bands throughout his teens, and at age 18 recorded in Nashville for Gove Scrivenor’s acclaimed album, Shine On. In 2001 Guthrie moved to Nashville to try to make it in the country music scene. He paid dues playing with the Don Kelley Band, and soon found himself playing sessions with great musicians including Willie Weeks, Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Vince Gill, Dolly Parton, Tim O'Brien, Randy Travis, Alison Krauss, Sam Bush, Tony Rice, Earl Scruggs and more. He was a member of Jerry Douglas’ band for 5 years, and before that worked closely with Patty Loveless - including on the Grammy winning album Mountain Soul II. As a recording artist Guthrie released his first solo album called Pick Peace in 2012 as a way to showcase his signature guitar playing which has been featured on so many other musicians’ projects. His versatile playing reflects his love for all kinds of music while staying true to his country roots.

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