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EP 206: Learning Guitar at Home with Fender Play

Fender Play is rockin’ right now.

Beginning and intermediate guitar players are flocking to Fender Play to learn, develop and share new music digitally. 

There’s something for every budding guitar virtuoso at Fender Play, including step-by-step micro-lessons for first-timers, weekly online tutorials with expert instructors, as well as a large catalog of song-learning material for more advanced users. Lesson programs are specifically designed for electric, acoustic and bass guitars. Ready to conquer the ukulele? They have a digital study guide for that, too.  

Huzefa, a bit of an axeman himself having learned to play during his youth, says a guitar is an outstanding brain-development tool. “This is super cool,” he says of Fender Play. “It’s amazing that students can use this to teach themselves how to play guitar.”

In this week’s Podcast, Huzefa welcomes Mary Keenan, the Director of Product, and curriculum expert, at Fender Play and Fender Play Live. Keenan was instrumental in assisting Fender, known for decades for its top-shelf guitar production, to make the jump into digital music instruction.

For the hesitant-but-curious guitar guy or gal looking for a place to get started, Fender Play offers a nice, distraction-free outlet that’s set at your own pace.

“We decided the best way to approach this was to go step-by-step with how to talk somebody through the development of their skills,” Keenan said. “When you join Fender Play, you’re asked a few questions — really simple and upfront — about what instrument you’re playing and what genre you’re interested in. . . .

“We have levels. Everything is structured for you step by step by step. The way that we’ve designed (Fender Play) is to teach a skill, and then teach you to play a song so that you’re learning that skill and applying that skill in the context of something musical, and something that feels exciting to learn.”

For specific details on Fender Play price plans, including their 3-month trial offer that’s free to sign up for, have a listen to this week’s conversation in the link below. There’s a lot of quality information here, especially if you’ve ever hesitated to give it a go on the guitar. As they say, there’s never been a better time than right now.

Website:

https://www.fender.com/play

AppStore:

https://apps.apple.com/app/id1226057939

GooglePlay:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fender.play

YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/user/fendermusical

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/fender

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/Fender/

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/fender

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