Included Courses

Matt leads you from the analysis and piano riff, through soloing and chord techniques, and more!

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If you’re ready to learn the neck inside and out, level up your soloing, and have fun doing so, this course is for you.

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Create engaging and creative solos over every song you play, in any key, and at any tempo.

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Learn real Brazilian chords and rhythms, and have fun in the practice room, this is the course for you.

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The exact techniques you need to fingerpick with 100% accuracy, relaxed hands, fat tone, and awesome speed.

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Guitar Essentials Pack Preview Lesson

Fingerpicking Essentials Lesson

In this preview lesson, you:

  • Learn about PIMA
  • Play single notes fingerstyle
  • Play fingerstyle chords
  • Use creativity to learn fingerpicking

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1. Sign Up

Fast sign up makes it super easy to start playing right now.

  • Safe & secure registration.
  • No credit card needed.
  • It literally costs $0.

2. Gain Instant Access

Get instant access to all 5 courses in the pack.

  • 5 full guitar courses.
  • Video, Mp3, PDFs with TAB, notation & diagrams.
  • Practice online or off.

3. Play and have fun!

Step-by-step guidance and personal attention makes it easy & fun to learn guitar.

  • Get help directly from Matt.
  • Email & instant message support options.
  • Get personal attention at every turn.

What You Learn With This Pack


Chord Concepts

Comp over essential changes with confidence as you apply concepts to progressions.

  • Blues chords.
  • ii-V-I chords.
  • Bossa Nova rhythms & chords.
  • Much more…

Soloing Devices

Turn scales into creative solo lines by knowing the exact devices to use in your solos.

  • Easy to play scales/arpeggios.
  • Chromatic notes.
  • Turn scales into phrases.
  • Much more…

Rhythms and Patterns

Improvise endless variations as you discover the power of rhythms, phrasing, and patterns.

  • Creative soloing rhythms.
  • Phrasing workouts.
  • Soloing patterns for all levels.
  • Much more…

Easy-to-Follow Lessons for Every Learning Style

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

The Guitar Essentials Pack is for you if...


New to Jazz listen to jazz and are ready to play jazz on guitar, but you just need a push in the right direction.

  • Want to learn jazz soloing.
  • Haven’t started yet.
  • Started learning but got stuck.
  • Much more…

Stuck in a Rut're tired of YT videos, text lessons, and eBooks that are more confusing than helpful.

  • Tired of aimless YT videos.
  • Bored of the same old exercises.
  • Are a creative guitarist.
  • Much more…

Sound Like Exercises

...your solos sound like exercises and you need help turning scales into creative lines & phrases.

  • Your solos sound like scales.
  • You’re bored of your playing.
  • Want to be creative every day.
  • Much more…

What You Get With The Guitar Essentials Pack


5 Full Multimedia Courses

Step-by-step courses that guide you through each concept. Makes learning easy and fun!

  • 5 creative guitar courses.
  • Step-by-step instruction.
  • Easy to follow and fun to play.
  • Much more…

Multimedia Lessons

No matter how you prefer to learn, video, PDF, audio, these lessons have you covered.

  • PDFs with diagrams/TAB.
  • Audio examples and jam tracks.
  • Videos you can slow down.
  • Much more…

365 Degree Support

With 20+ years of experience, you always have expert advice and guidance to rely on.

  • Personalized feedback.
  • 7 days per week support.
  • 20+ years teaching experience.
  • Much more…

What Guitar Essential Students Are Sayin'

"You've done a stellar job building this community of learners and it keeps getter better!! This is the truly the best guitar site I’ve ever seen, where learners can participate and grow. Thanks for all your excellent lessons, workshops, and resources!" - Kathleen H.
"Thanks to you and your team Matt. Learning guitar with your materials has got me through difficult times in the last few months. The lessons have allows me to fit guitar around some very busy times and keep learning at a rate I’m happy with." - Rob J.
"You provide a fantastic environment where everyone can express themselves through music. You always find a way to encourage and motivate us. There is a reason that so many positive people find a home at MWG." - Harvey W.

The MWG Experience



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

Frequently Asked Questions

When do the courses start and finish?

Once you sign up, you have lifetime access to the courses. Play at your own pace, there’s no deadline to finish.

How long do I have access to the courses?

You have 24/7/365 lifetime access to the courses.

What if I decide the course pack isn’t for me?

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

What skills will this course pack teach me?

The Guitar Essentials Pack gives you the tools you need master essential techniques and reach your full creative potential on the fretboard. Everything you need to play solos & chords with confidence is in this course pack.

What type of guitar do I need for this course pack?

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.

One-Time Purchase

Lifetime Access to 5 for 5 Pack

Video, Audio, PDFs, & Course Support.

  • Easy & authentic jazz chords.
  • Jam over full jazz standards.
  • Interactive lessons & jams.
  • Learn by playing real music.

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Courses, Libraries, Workshops, Office Hours...

  • Instant access to 134 courses.
  • 17 full resource libraries .
  • Live guitar workshops every Thursday.
  • 7-Day expert customer support.

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