He felt that classical music lacked the inclusiveness of folk music, and that the inevitable division between performer and audience was unbearable. And so Randall returned to the world of traveling with his guitar, writing songs in train stations and sleeping on couches, then singing and playing on street corners, cafï, and pubs. For a time he lived aboard a 20' sailboat that he bought for $800, teaching himself how to sail by single-handing through the Baltic and North Sea... (more)
Randall currently offers 40 guitar lessons at JamPlay, with 10 beginner lessons and 30 lessons in our Artist Series.
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Randall Williams guides you through the basics of acoustic guitar.
Meet Randall Williams in this brief introductory lesson. Learn who he is, his teaching approach, and what he plans to cover in this series.
Randall starts off by teaching the Em chord and a basic strum to get you going.
Randall Williams continues his discussion on basic chords and strums.
Randall discusses his philosophy on studying the guitar before moving onto some basic songs.
Randall guides you through your very first song. He teaches a rendition of a current popular song that uses only three chords.
Randall Williams shares another wonderful song in his beginner series. This song should be rather easy to pick up due to its similarity to the previous song.
Randall presents the third song in his beginner series set.
Randall Williams shares one last song in his beginner series.
Randall Williams talks about basic strums and right-hand techniques in this lesson.
Randall continues his extensive coverage of beginner right-hand techniques with a lesson on fingerpicking.