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In this CM lesson, you:

  1. Learn a chord melody phrase.
  2. Use easy chord shapes in a CM.
  3. Get Matt's insider tips.
  4. New chord vocabulary.
  5. And more...

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What You Learn


Full Standards

Learn one section at a time as you build up to full CM’s over standards without the stress.

  • Broken down into sections.
  • Room for personalization.
  • Play full CM’s the easy way.
  • Much more…

Multiple Approaches

Explore multiple ways to build a chord melody that you can explore when jamming live.

  • Guide tone chord melody.
  • Drop 2 harmonization.
  • Rootless chord shapes.
  • Much more…


Make every CM your own as you bring your musical personality to every performance.

  • Rhythmic variations.
  • Add fills and runs.
  • Change the picking.
  • Much more…

Easy-to-Follow Lessons for Every Learning Style

The step-by-step guidance you need, with the personal attention you deserve.

Who is This For?


New to Chord Melody

You listen to chord melodies and are ready to express yourself on guitar.

  • Easy chord melody lessons.
  • Learn by playing real songs.
  • Build your chord vocabulary.
  • Much more…

Stuck in a Rut

You're comfortable with chord melody, but are stuck in funk & can't get out.

  • Createive CM workouts.
  • New CM concepts.
  • Essential CM devices.
  • Much more…

Expand Creativity

You're tired of the same boring, old exercises and are ready to get creative.

  • Express yourself on guitar.
  • Love to play chord melody.
  • Enjoy creative workouts.
  • Much more…

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?

Play at your own pace, there’s no deadline to finish.

How long do I have access to the course?

Once you sign up for lifetime access you can use the course 24/7/365, no limitations.

What if I decide this course isn’t for me?

I’m happy to give you a refund within the first 30 days after your enrollment date, no questions asked.

What type of guitar do I need for this course?

You can use a nylon string, electric, or acoustic guitar for this course. Any guitar is cool, so go with what’s comfortable for you.

What do I do if I need help?

Contact Matt on the Help Page to receive expert support 7 days a week.

The MWG Difference



Benefit from Matt's lifetime of studying, performing, and teaching players of all experience levels.

  • Doctorate in Jazz Performance
  • 25+ Years Teaching Guitar
  • 2000+ Live Performances
  • 8000+ Private Lessons Taught
  • 2500+ Online Lessons Published


Discover a welcoming and encouraging community of guitarists just like yourself.

  • Welcoming group of guitarists.
  • Friendly, global community
  • Encouragement from your peers.
  • Learn from fellow players.
  • Make guitar friends for life.


Reach your maximum potential on your own schedule with expert, personalized guidance.

  • Personal learning pathways.
  • Tailored ways to learn.
  • Options for every learning style.
  • Learn by jamming with Matt.
  • Unique performance guidance.