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The world’s best guitar teacher guides you through your first chords and songs! Justin’s Beginner Course is THE app to get you started, whether you're just picking up the guitar for the first time or have been playing for a while but want to make sure there's no left holes in your skills. Justin will guide you through your first songs with this interactive step-by-step course that will teach you chords, strumming, capo, fingerpicking, and how to play hundreds of awesome songs. Follow Justin´s learning path with instructional videos, innovative exercises and an amazing collection of play-along style songs that you will be able to play in no time! Justin’s Beginners Course teaching method is the most effective, enjoyable and logically structured method available anywhere. Over one million people have learned how to play guitar using his free web-based course at JustinGuitar.com, and now you can follow his lessons in an interactive format! PACKED WITH FUN AND USEFUL FEATURES LOVED BY GUITAR PLAYERS: - Step-by-step learning path to play guitar: basic chords, chord changes and strumming patterns, fingerpicking patterns, and capo - Over 50 exclusive Instructional Videos by Justin - Exclusive chord change counters, fingerpicking and strumming exercises, capo-slider, and more - Self-assessment system to track your progress - Song collection of over 1000 hit songs — and more songs released every week! - Play-along-style display with easy chords, adjustable backing tracks and lyrics - Accurate and easy-to-use tuner This play-along course starts at the very beginning and shows you all the basic chords, strumming and techniques to gets you playing great songs right from the start! It's a lot of fun :) The Beginners Course Song Collection supports your learning curve while keeping you engaged and progressing through the course. By the end of the course, you will be able to play hundreds of awesome tunes. The songs are displayed in a play-along style with backing tracks and lyrics; and you can adjust the tempo and the sounds according to your own taste. Learn by playing your favorite songs: over 1000 hit songs, from Ed Sheeran to Rolling Stones! Music genres include: * POP * ROCK * CLASSIC ROCK * TRADITIONAL MUSIC * COUNTRY * R&B * DID YOU LIKE THE JUSTIN GUITAR BEGINNERS SONG COURSE? Feel free to send us opinions or song requests. We will be thrilled to hear what you think about the app! Ping us: info@fourchords.com Facebook.com/MusopiaApps Important Subscription information Justin Guitar Beginner Song Cours offers 1-month and 1-year FULL ACCESS subscriptions that unlock unlimited access to the entire song selection of Playground and all the stages of the Learning Path. New monthly song releases are also included in the subscription. Subscription purchases are charged to your iTunes account upon confirmation of the purchase. All subscriptions will be AUTOMATICALLY RENEWED unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. Your iTunes account will be charged the renewal price, which equals the price of the original subscription, within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. You can manage your subscriptions and turn off auto-renew by going to your Account settings after purchase. Subscriptions are non-refundable and may not be canceled during an active subscription period. Our privacy policy can be found at http://musopia.net/justin-privacypolicy Terms of use: https://musopia.net/terms
Great app!
by Felixisgr8 on 2019/12/12 02:18
I highly recommend this app if you are new to guitar and want to learn. I’ve had so many false starts learning guitar I’ve lost count. I tried this app out and instantly took to it. Justin has a way of teaching, even if by video, that feels personable and patient. The lesson plans are well thought out and paced nicely. The best part of the app is the coded play along system. It made learning timing and strumming feel far more natural. With the “playground” I’ve had access to quite a few songs I enjoy— not just boring ones a book or teacher gave me access to.
JG App
by tmzguitar on 2019/12/09 21:29
App covers basics but adds the play along component that is needed to really learn.
The best
by Squirle1 on 2019/12/08 22:49
Justin is one of the best teachers online that I’ve seen yet keep up the good work!!!
Great tool
by FrankieJ219 on 2019/12/07 03:07
This is a wonderful tool if you want to get better. Put in the work and let Justin guide you through all the step to beginning your journey into guitar! It’s awesome!
Awesome!
by Paco Mejia on 2019/12/04 18:03
Awesome !
Really great app
by Gizmo tech on 2019/11/24 18:19
I had some of Justin’s books and watched some of his videos but I using sort of a scatter shot approach. Having the app that keeps you organized is wonderful. Really love that you can track your one minute changes and see at a glance where you need to concentrate. There are a ton of great songs and lots of options (add or remove drums, vocals or guitar and speed it up or slow it down). I’ve had no issues with crashes or lost data. I use the app on my iPad.
Excellent instruction. Well planned sequence of steps for the beginner to build skills.
by Blackvette58 on 2019/11/21 22:13
😀👍🏻 Blackvette58
Great app
by wrongsidedown on 2019/11/21 21:27
Helps a great deal.
Outstanding
by FairwayJ on 2019/11/21 16:25
I know lots of people say “I don’t normally write reviews” well I don’t either. What an outstanding super instructive way to learn guitar. Justin is absolutely a genius when it comes to teaching. Very fluid, and even speaks to the pit falls most will face during the early stages of the guitar. Just began this today and am getting the A and D chords learned. I have always wanted to play guitar because I am a singer, but learning the guitar has always seemed overwhelming, and intimidating. With Justin’s help I now feel that the sky is the limit. I know it’s only day one but such advancements so quickly are already boosting my confidence.
Great fun, great instruction
by Tylikesbikes on 2019/11/19 20:51
I love this app. I’m an intermediate-beginner guitarist and have benefited from the structure of the lessons and the progression outlined by this app.
Easy. Clear. Progress.
by thebeard23 on 2019/11/15 21:51
Not all great players make great coaches. Justin has a unique gift of making even the most difficult tasks, clear and simple. There are many great guitarist offering lessons; no one does it like Justin! I’ve learned to read music, understand how the major scales are constructed, and what chords fit within each scale in roughly a month. I’ve tried learning this stuff for years, and it’s always been like trying to see through a window covered in mud. I am incredibly grateful for Justin’s work, and recommend him to every guitarist I encounter! Jordan Solomon
The best
by grandma emily on 2019/11/14 13:12
Makes me smile. Keeps me practicing
Great help so far!
by CoralReif on 2019/11/14 03:27
This app has helped me stay consistent in my practice and it’s given me great tools to practice.
Good app
by Baysideben on 2019/11/10 20:58
Good app overall. I purchased it because I wanted a way to keep track of my progress and also support Justinguitar. To make this app even better, I wish they would make it more comprehensive, so it includes all the content that is on the beginner’s course on the web site. They should also include sound training exercises, where you have to guess the note. Things like that would be easily implemented and make the app even better than it is.
Best learning app I’ve found
by Doog the mighty on 2019/11/10 01:37
After years of diddling with the guitar I finally decided I wanted to learn it for real. I bought books and games to teach me but found myself getting frustrated and I was ready to quit for good. After I read about Justin’s website I decided to give him a try. After a week of lessons I’m actually enjoying learning chords and playing songs! I can’t recommend this app enough.
Excellent content and approach. App could use work.
by K|Dubya on 2019/11/06 22:13
Justin’s approach has helped me improve my playing - particularly chord changes - in a short amount of time. The exercises uses have enough to keep me moving forward. The app is good but could use some improvement. Whenever I open the app it loads on Stage 1 instead of picking up where I left off. Also, I have the app on both my tablet and phone. However, my progress does not sync between them so I have to manually update my settings.
Justin Guitar app
by Heyhurryup on 2019/10/26 16:25
Shout out to Justin for his time and effort in making a guitar app that keeps me engaged to learn guitar. I’m a beginner but feel I have progressed and this app has been fun to use as well. Thanks J.
Awesome
by ghhjtrt on 2019/10/24 15:05
Easy to use, informative and fun
Fixed screen turning issue
by Harshad hazari on 2019/10/23 17:13
New update fixed the screen turning off issue. Thanks!
It’s a trial version
by barryinflorida on 2019/10/23 13:43
I think you miss lead people by saying in app purchases when it’s a trial version and you have to pay to play. Why you don’t say up front what it costs so we can decide if we eat to pay. I can get most of these videos for free on YouTube!
I tried others, this was the best
by Iiams1 on 2019/10/23 00:31
I tried a couple other learning apps. They were either confusing to use or boring. Justin is neither. Highly recommend
Fun for a new learner
by Dunkindad on 2019/10/22 01:18
Justin has a great positive vibe. I wish I had a friend like him.
Awesome App
by TForeman33 on 2019/10/16 21:37
Awesome App. Easy to follow and organized lesson plan.
Works as advertised
by Hokie99VT on 2019/10/13 01:25
Works as advertised, no hiccups, A+
Don’t worry, be happy!
by defecttheoriginal on 2019/10/13 00:53
Great app. Great teacher. Justin gives thoughtful advice, and is consistent with the need for practice. Fun to play along with songs even though I need more practice. Lol! I would like to see a follow up course dedicated to lead guitar as well as a course dedicated to FingerStyle. Thanx!
Songs won’t play
by Buzzfob on 2019/10/12 06:10
Bought the app to try it out. Keep saying unable to load songs, and come back later. However, does not matter how many times you come back or reinstall the app, songs still will not play.
Cost?
by AJ Arch on 2019/10/11 18:27
Price clearly stated? Where? How much is the course?
Highly Recommend
by The Real Herobrine on 2019/10/10 05:04
I like the sequence and teaching method! I was playing songs in a couple of weeks. I get motivated to practice and to move up to the next lesson. I wish the demo lessons would include a few full songs to play.
Excellent
by Stephirakling896721 on 2019/10/03 19:45
Justin is an awesome teacher and this app makes it easier to stay on track. Best beginner instruction out there and makes it nice with application through songs as you learn each section.
Thanks, Justin!
by Sfghxfhb on 2019/10/03 00:53
You’re the best. I appreciate the insightful lessons. You clearly remember what it was like to be a learner.
Taking it slow!
by Steve E Davis on 2019/10/01 01:19
Nice and simple!! It is low pressure which makes learning guitar really fun!
Great way to start learning guitar
by jazzyjanice on 2019/09/30 03:51
Learned 3 chords and started playing very quickly and easily. Thank you justin!
Thank you Justin
by Catchme612 on 2019/09/29 00:01
Your app is empowering. I have been learning in conjunction with formal lessons and I love how much fun I have practicing with your app. After practicing with your program I feel a rush of hope and interest spark through my brain which brings me hope love and joy. You are an inspiration and I am so glad that I was pointed towards you as a first source of learning. Thanks again. Kind Regards, Lucas Buckingham
The best beginner course out there
by SV Kintala on 2019/09/26 23:12
I’ve tried a lot of beginner courses for the guitar but when a friend recommended this one I pretty much stopped using all the rest. It’s easy to follow, comprehensive, and doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to being honest about how much work it takes to be good. Thanks for a great app and website!
Love it
by BeatleManiac2 on 2019/09/22 01:37
This app really helped me first start guitar going from nothing to beginner and is a great starter app to get on your feet I went down a different path after course 1 but this helped shape my fundamentals it’s a great app
Great course for those of us that travel!
by Darkmuze on 2019/09/21 00:23
This course and my trusty Martin have given my countless nights of practice while stuck in hotel rooms around the world. Thanks!
The Best!
by MyLittleTerror212 on 2019/09/19 17:45
Absolutely love this app! I’ve been following along using the app with Justin’s online course and both are fantastic! I wasn’t getting anywhere jumping from YouTube video to YouTube video aimlessly. Justin’s course is a step by step course with excellent videos throughout that teach you how to play. Very easy to follow!
Best beginner course I’ve found
by brand new guitarist learning on 2019/09/18 22:14
Would recommend to anyone looking to get started
Amazing
by HunterF15 on 2019/09/17 23:14
This app took me from clueless to knowledgeable, and set me to a great amount of success. Thanks Justin!
Really helps you focus on technique
by Amy ES on 2019/09/16 03:12
I was using Yousician initially to learn guitar, and that was fun because it gave me constant variety. But I started to notice my technique wasn’t very strong, which made more intermediate songs really challenging to play. I turned to Justin’s app because it’s designed to get you to practice the techniques that Yousician had you practice once before moving on to other things (i.e. chord changes between every set of chords, really focusing on hand positioning, helpful tips and tricks to learn the chords and practice). My playing has improved so much since adding this app into my practice rotation. Particularly my ability to change chords quickly and smoothly and my hand strength. Strumming also makes a lot more sense. You can test the waters before you buy by watching the videos on YouTube or his website for free and even learn everything for free that way. The main reason to get the app is for the songs that line up with the chords you’re learning. I find it really helpful to have those to help test my chords and strumming. Plus it has tools to help you track your chord changes so it’s easier to remember which ones need practice. I highly recommend this app if you’re teaching yourself guitar and feel like you need a stronger foundation in the basics.
From air to wood!!
by timothyhudak on 2019/09/15 21:25
Excellent app! I have learned how to play the basics so far but I am progressing quickly. Thanks for helping play the instrument of my dreams. I always played a mean air guitar but now I am gonna play a mean wood guitar!!
Excellent
by MaggieKay on 2019/09/15 01:21
Excellent app for learning guitar
Great for beginners
by 3547583 on 2019/09/11 02:34
Great
Great for beginners!
by Swanky Cee on 2019/09/09 23:31
You can learn at your own pace and it’s how I learned to play guitar but it’s not better than the website
Great lessons by a teacher who knows how to teach
by Tampa_Mike on 2019/09/07 00:58
I’m starting the guitar again, for the forth time. Great lessons that keep me engaged and progressing. Started with Justin online then bought the app.
Amazing
by yippypuppy2018 on 2019/09/06 19:03
This app is so helpful
Amazing app
by M_W_USA on 2019/09/06 06:08
My only complaint is that mixing old and new videos has sometimes led to conflicting demonstrations as Justin’s playing style obviously changed over the years. Other than that the app is outstanding.
Fast Progress!
by hsdow on 2019/09/05 22:33
The very best method for a beginner like me! Love the bite-size lessons and frequent mini practice sessions for toughening fingertips. I’m seeing real progress and this is only my first week .
Justin Guitar fan
by Tanoan on 2019/08/31 21:14
I have taken classical guitar lessons for years. I am an intermediate classical guitar player but wanted to add rhythm guitar to my abilities so that I can play along while I sing or while others sing. I find that the Justin Guitar series is some of the best instruction I have ever had. It is very good explanations, paced just correctly with lots of variety.
Great for songs
by Georgeoh46 on 2019/08/31 16:53
It is a great tool for learning how play songs. It has motivated me to focus my practice time. GSM
App
by yyz/29 on 2019/08/30 19:03
Enjoying this app, making it simple.
Love it
by Marc@123 on 2019/08/30 02:22
Really easy to understand and fun.
Love this app!!
by XD9mm on 2019/08/27 14:05
Great app and Justin is an awesome teacher. Love having all of the lessons in one place.
Motivating
by Awsomette on 2019/08/27 09:10
Just wanted to begin learning how to play and this app has been perfect for me and motivating without being the pressure of a class. Whether your in a rush to learn or just tooling around you can go at your own pace relax and learn
Beginning
by Sam-well III on 2019/08/27 03:13
Easy to follow! Easy to learn! Realistic expectations for beginners
Rhythms
by Disinflata on 2019/08/24 23:01
Enjoyable course from the outset for the very beginner to intermediate player. Large selection of songs for hours of entertainment. Almost 5 stars, but program did not merge a crossed all Apple devices, just a small glitch.
Beginner
by #guitarhero on 2019/08/23 22:40
Best app so far follow step by step and do all the exercises and you will be well on your way practice every day and you will be rewarded thanks Justin guitar
Learning Guitar
by Stranger 47 on 2019/08/23 19:21
So glad I found Justin Guitar He drills all the fundamentals like the other online sites but also has you playing songs straight away
Progress between modes
by Mohawkfarm on 2019/08/21 23:19
Track my progress from lesson ‘stages’ to ‘songbook’ & reverse Thanks. ⚓️
Huge fan
by fghyyv on 2019/08/19 16:37
This is the best site/app I’ve found to take online lessons. Justin is super easygoing and a fantastic teacher who has been doing online lessons since the beginning. You are never pressured to purchase anything and it’s totally free. If you are a beginner IMO you will not find a better place to learn guitar.
Great
by Rouge098 on 2019/08/17 21:45
Great tips Helped me so much thank you
Easy App To Learn How To Play Songs
by CityMan01 on 2019/08/13 18:53
I just got this app after looking many places to learn to play songs using Chords. Everything I found left out information that I needed to completely understand. This app seems to cover it all leaving nothing to figure out. All the basics needed.
Playing With Springsteen
by Candy's Boy on 2019/08/12 00:29
This is a great app. I love Justin’s enthusiasm and common sense approach. It’s great to learn while playing along with some of my favorite artists.
Great App amazing value
by Wtallm on 2019/08/10 23:28
I’ve been following Justin for a long time now, when I found out he had this app I was really excited. Very cool to track all of my video lessons along with my progress on the strumming chord changes and sound progress. Thanks Justin!
Beginning at 66
by Burmay on 2019/08/05 23:48
Can I be come a legendary blues player? Nope. Can I have fun and still learn. Yes indeed. Been all over the web. Justin is perfect fit for me. I’ll send him some money too.
Thank You
by SirBill55 on 2019/08/05 13:06
I’m 50 and wanted to play since I was younger. Justin’s guitar is very detailed in the common mistakes that I guess everyone makes. Slowly I’m learning. Thank you.
Great program
by ricw w on 2019/08/04 20:05
One minute cord change part doesn’t keep up with lessons completed. My bad. It refuses to add the last chord I have learned. I love the lessons. Justin explains why to do something as well as how. Learning my way around the program has made it easier to navigate. It was operator error. It wouldn’t let me jump ahead just learning chords. I really like the program.
Good app
by toejam1969 on 2019/07/30 04:20
I like the way they teach
Great content, Great instruction
by SBristow2019 on 2019/07/25 00:33
A guitar teaching app for normal human beings who need patient step-by-step instruction from a friendly teacher who has realistic expectations for the pace of a beginner’s progress and who strikes an excellent balance between practicing drills and learning new songs.
Fantastic Course
by Lalocontreras on 2019/07/24 01:03
I’m very satisfied with this course. Easy to follow and keeps you motivated!
Great stuff
by eraser1964 on 2019/07/22 23:10
Justin is a great teacher. The classes were easy to understand and you learn a lot.
Love this app
by BradBillingsley on 2019/07/18 14:15
My kids and I are learning guitar. Only been playing a week and can’t believe how much we’ve already learned. We’re actually playing songs which makes the learning a lot of fun. Perhaps the best app I’ve found yet.
great app
by LesPaulMoreRay on 2019/07/17 17:10
learning a lot especially with the play alongs and timers. planning on purchasing the rest of the app once i get A D E down. Question: Are you planning on making and intermediate/advanced app? i think it would be great. i know you have more on your website. thanks justin 👍
Justin guitar lessons
by night o on 2019/07/13 12:51
Justin lessons are informative and fun. Teaches you good basic skills. I would recommend it to beginners and any on the road to guitar playing.
Nice learning tool
by buddriver on 2019/07/13 10:24
Really helps a lot
Awesome app
by Jihhida on 2019/07/09 05:41
Great for beginners
Thanks to Justin I can now play guitar!
by Stonedanel on 2019/06/30 16:14
Best music teacher online and best app for helping keep you organized. If you haven’t, do check out his website as well. I have paid lots of money for in person lessons and didn’t get what I got from Justin’s guitar lessons! I love this app and I really love his website justinguitar.com. Check it out!
Total lie
by John6969john on 2019/06/29 07:55
Supposed to be free !?!? Not really, goes from functioning and helping to hard if you don’t pay the money don’t advertise as free if it’s not free. Don’t download or waste the time unless you wanna waste your time.
Very nice app
by Stonehauler on 2019/06/27 17:06
At 45 years old, I’ve been trying to learn/teach myself guitar for 20+ years off and on. While some of it was the guitar I had initially, more was the lack of someone who could explain some of the things I could not pick out from the various music books I had. I’ve been playing various instruments since I was 5, and took band /organ lessons for 13 years, but guitar was different. Justin finally helped make sense of it all. I am sure there will be things I will struggle with, but so far, things are starting to click that just didn’t when I tried to figure it out on my own. Thanks Justin.
Best Guitar Learning App
by Connorjan on 2019/06/27 02:18
Can’t find a better experience than Justin Guitar. What a great lesson plan and experience to start learning the guitar!!!
The best
by Fergular on 2019/06/25 22:21
Spent countless hours looking for some one who teaches in a great way, Thank the lord for justin for sure he is the one
Fire
by jakdkxmcka on 2019/06/24 22:17
Very good
Love it.
by nmoyle on 2019/06/24 00:51
Very good methodical teaching approach. I am learning a lot and progressing with practice. Fun to be able to start playing right away.
Justen is the best
by So helpful!!! on 2019/06/17 19:04
Justuen rocks
Amazing and affordable
by Gday Mate on 2019/06/16 18:13
Has helped this newb tremendously.
Helps with daily practice
by Wahine Yogini on 2019/06/11 22:47
Great app with loads of backing tracks to play along with. New songs are added regularly to keep things interesting. Justin is a great teacher who makes learning fun.
I’m learning a lot.
by Kev Slow on 2019/06/11 17:59
Justin is a great teacher who makes me feel good about my, admittedly slow, progress. I’m not pressuring myself and I’m having fun learning.
Won’t even open
by vegasEvan on 2019/06/09 16:44
I downloaded this app because I watch his tutorials online and they’re amazing. So I downloaded this app so it’d be more convenient. Unfortunately the app won’t even open. It’s stuck on the opening screen and won’t load. I’d love to give a good review but it not loading is kind of a problem.
It doesn’t work
by vova_wed on 2019/06/09 14:01
Only “loading” in home screen.
Really helpful
by oldfiretad on 2019/06/09 04:34
Let’s me work at my pace
Not opening
by Pcheezus on 2019/06/08 23:50
Stuck on loading screen
Not working
by kwells81 on 2019/06/08 01:00
Please help! Just downloaded yesterday and it won’t open 😔
Well constructed!
by tmdm88 on 2019/06/07 20:18
Great job Justin and thanks. Middle aged guy that really enjoys what you have put together as a late comer to guitar.
Great app
by Solk245 on 2019/06/07 16:20
Great app.
Brilliant
by thecraichead on 2019/06/05 01:44
My schedule no longer allows for in-person lessons. This is the next best thing.
The software for the beginners course
by gfb Chicago on 2019/06/03 00:38
I have the book and now the app. The app songs with chords shown with the beat has made my song playing much more fun and effective. Love the app and I wholeheartedly recommend it.
App
by nwpelletqer on 2019/05/30 12:57
Love this app it really helps me
Very Helpful
by Rail68 on 2019/05/29 20:05
Really great exercises that are very helpful and fun.
Great app
by 4Grainer on 2019/05/29 02:29
Loving the results!!
Second to none
by Lflory on 2019/02/06 18:03
Always wanted to play guitar and finally at a place in life where I have the time to dedicate to it and the means to buy the guitar I always wanted growing up, a Gibson Les Paul! After searching through TONS of online videos and apps I downloaded and started using Justin’s app. Although there are many online videos with good teachers breaking things down, Justin takes it so much further. He really makes learning guitar very simple, straight forward, and easy to understand. Then the lesson plans which follow give you the exercises necessary to perfect what you’ve just learned. But the best part is all the songs he pairs with each stage allowing you to use what you’ve just learned and play the songs you love. Due to how well the app is designed, the pace I’ve been able to learn the guitar due to how well Justin teaches, and the catalogue of songs included in the app to play along with, I spend an average of 2-3 hours a day learning, practicing and playing songs. Although there is a lot of good content online, nothing comes close to teaching guitar as well as Justin. Can’t thank him enough. It’s a tremendous feeling to be able to sit down and play songs you love for hours.
6 months looking for the right solution, this one was finally it for me!
by Scarcraig on 2017/10/10 23:33
I tried lessons at the music store first. My teacher was a washed out old rocker that was just "punching the clock" he was way too disorganized, and he was just a terrible teacher. Next, I tried a more expensive private teacher. He had passion and talent to spare, but he moved way too fast, and again was too unorganized for me. Third, I tried another on-line learning option, it was very expensive, the lessons were just okay, and once more it seemed to move too fast. Finally, my journey came to a successful end with Justin. This app turned out to be the absolute perfect solution for me. It's extremely well thought out and organized, and progresses at the perfect speed. The quality of the instruction in this app is better than what I received paying hundreds of dollars a month to local private teachers. Try this app! A+++ rating all the way, I don't know of a single thing I'd change to improve it!
Thought I was too old to learn
by GermanCoastGuard on 2017/11/09 02:27
Playing the guitar has always been a dream of mine. Long story, goes a little something like this though: grew up busy with other things, work, wife+kids, oops I'm 40. Dagnabbit! Picked up my GSmini a few weeks ago and asked what literature to buy or how to get started. The salesman directed me to towards the internet and I came across Justin Guitar channel that evening. Started with his lessons right away. He is keeping his lessons as they should be (academically speaking), to the point, very relatable, and nothing mixed in with the subject of any particular lesson. He keeps focused on what he's trying to teach you. Makes learning fun, structured and easy (though I'm still just barely above the target 60 chord changes per minute). I enjoy the lessons and the challenges tremendously! I will see this course through until the it's end and will re-post another review.
Excellent but with a couple issues
by nated0gg1 on 2018/11/16 15:40
Overall, the Justin method is a great way to learn guitar and Justin is a gifted teacher. This app really helps get you going on a logical progression for beginners. I have used it for stages 1-5 so far and am very pleased. Playing along with the songs and tracking for your chord change speeds is really great. However, I only gave four stars because there are a few inconsistencies, ie the video on blues shuffle refers to the triplets video that is not on the app (but is on the website) and there is an exercise for ‘old faithful’ but no intro lesson video for it. When I encountered these inconsistencies, I went over to the website and realized I’d been missing a whole lot more content such as the ear training and all the written commentary and practice schedules. Truly, the free website is the best place to drive your progression, not the paid app. What the app provides though, which is totally worth the money, are the songs you can slow down and play along with. So get this app and use it just for those functions!
Beginning at 73
by RRFSOC on 2019/02/14 02:28
I have just begun to use the app. Earlier I had come across some of the beginning lessons. For me the app is easier and more accessible. I recently retired and decided to learn guitar. At 73 I am not as nimble as I used to be but still had the desire to give it a try. I find this application straightforward and easy to use. So far, so good. I practice the exercises every evening and supplement them with other lessons I have come across. I can see the progression tied to the lessons and, of course, don’t know how good I might get. My end in all of this is to be able to play with some proficiency the songs I grew up with. I will give a progress report in several months. At this early stage, I am quite satisfied with my practice sessions and can see the beauty in the way Justin et al have organized and presented the app. Well done!
Absolutely the best; it’s all you need!
by texas c-monster on 2019/03/11 20:44
I’m constantly amazed at how much Justin cares about teaching, and his attention to detail, and his genius for constructing a mind-blowingly comprehensive (and never dull) series of courses that walks through from complete beginner to serious advanced. Yes, a lot of teachers out there care, but Justin both cares and is a great teacher. As for comprehensive, he even produces short videos on countless small tangent areas that you’ll suddenly find yourself wanting to know about and then discovering that, yes, Justin has a video on that subject too (seriously, where else will you find a video about using loop pedals in an essential online lesson site?). If it’s guitar, Justin’s probably covered it and done a great job. Then there’s the value factor. You can’t beat it.
Simply the best!
by the old guy ha ha on 2019/04/06 20:29
Awesome I’m an old guy not my first attempt at the guitar but the most serious attempt. Being 60 and some stiff fingers I feel the need to learn to play more than ever before. I run a carpet installation business and primarily install new floors at senior living facilities. The homes have live singers from time to time and it’s all the same music. Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, and even Pat Boone and of course the big band sounds from the 30s and 40s. I always joke that when I move in the music will be Clapton, Sabbath, and of course the Stones, and Led Zeppelin. And I want to be able to play along and with Justin’s help I believe this is a real possibility. So with that said Just thank you for giving young and old the opportunity to learn to play in a very easy and smart fashion. Simply the best!
Best I’ve found.
by Jakethah on 2019/01/19 20:54
Justin’s materials are organized in a great way, he’s got the right amount of personality. He gives 100% of the lessons away on his site and just asks for donations. I have a ton of respect for that. The things the app adds on top of that: 1. A tuner I actually like more than the stand alone tuning apps I’ve downloaded (free) 2. The song practice interface that’s the same as four chords, but the songs are organized by what you’ve learned so far. That’s extremely helpful. 3. The chord change practice tool. It’s easy enough to replace with a pen and paper but the app keeps me honest and it’s nice to have the timer and metronome, and fingerings ready there when it’s time to run through them. The app probably has limited mileage, it seems built to be outgrown, I’ve used it about an hour a day for 2 months, I think maybe I have another 2 or 3 months left before I won’t be getting my money’s worth. At that point I’ll probably cancel and switch to donating on the site. Honestly this has been more useful to me than local lessons. Thanks for the hard work on the app guys. And thanks Justin for open sourcing your lessons!
Just what I was looking for.
by Frustrated by the bugs on 2019/04/11 03:56
I was looking for a systematic online guitar tutorial that I could do at my own pace, that teaches chords, strum patterns, and picking patterns, plus how to read tabs, how to play songs, and how to play with other musicians. This is it, and you can try it for free. This app gives you opportunities to practice the online lessons, or you could use the premium membership as a stand alone program. The free version includes a series of beginner lessons, guitar tuner, dozens of karaoke style practice songs, and a chord change practice page (how many chord changes can you do in a minute?) Certainly worth downloading, and worth paying for if you're serious. Much less costly than private lessons.
Lessons that are actually worth it!!
by noobacoustic on 2018/06/10 23:14
Justinguitar is everything it promises to be. I’m an absolute beginner who can’t afford to do lessons right now, so I would have settled for something just alright, but this guy really delivers a full and well organized program FOR FREE. I’m learning so much, at my own pace, and the quick ability to learn songs is awesome!! I’ve been playing for two weeks and am already playing a song I love. (Blondie, The Tide is High.) When I get some money I will be SURE to help pay for what I’ve learned and make sure it stays for free. This is what the internet is all about, and I love justinguitar for contributing this immense and quality service to beginner guitarists everywhere. You rock!!!
Great tool
by b47a on 2019/01/09 22:11
Really helps track lessons and progress. Great to play along with and increases difficulty incrementally if you start at the beginning, obviously. The tracks to play along with might seem basic but I gather that’s the point. Working with just a metronome is really hard for me and having something to play along with really helps a great deal in grabbing a feel for the songs and music generally. I’d give it five stars, however, there is room for improvement as always. As I come up with reasonable ideas I will submit them. If your trying to learn guitar then this a great tool to help you on your journey. Worth the money and time I have spent with it. Justin really comes across as someone genuinely interested in teaching and that’s just priceless.
Great app. Money well spent
by Dino Pocaro on 2019/04/02 03:14
I have been dabbling with the guitar for years now. No lessons either online or personal just what I could pick up on my own. This year decided to pay for one on one lessons and i was also directed to Justin’s website and app. The website and app are an excellent way to practice and learn other aspects of music in between my weekly lessons. The music theory lessons are starting to answer a lot of questions and help my understanding of how music is structured. I’m also learning that the guitar is a very dynamic instrument and I have years of learning ahead of me but I’m confident that with Justin’s website and app and with patience and one on one lessons I’ll get there.
So far so good.
by Bigbl5 on 2017/12/10 18:15
I've used the app for a few days now. I tried Justin's beginners course prior to the app, but struggled with the songs. The app really helps tie the songs into the program and helps ed me learn the strumming, rhythm, and "feel" of the guitar. I'm learning faster with the app than before. I'm giving it 4 stars as I'd like to see the rest of the course added to the app. I'll upgrade this to 5 if they add content. Update 11 months later: The new version is awesome!!! It has the complete beginners course now plus new features. Hands down the best app on the market! May be a little pricey for some, but worth every penny. If you want to learn guitar, then this is the app you need!
Just my fit!
by PatrickluvsHarleys on 2019/05/12 17:08
I have tried to play the guitar a couple of times but have never been able to stick with it. Though a DIY type guy, I realize after using Justin Guitar that I just didn’t have enough guidance or short reachable goals in order to hold my interest and keep me encouraged. Still just a beginner, I can go at my own speed and see real results! I’ve never had a lot of hope in my playing the guitar or any musical instrument, for that matter, before now. I can play songs. See real palpable results and continue learning at my pace and the sky is the limit! Justin keeps it both real and fun and I just love that combination. It works for me!
Amazing Guitar Training
by DamienMonk on 2018/10/15 00:26
44 year old trying to learn guitar after dreaming about it since I was a kid. Could not afford to do it back then but now I can buy the best equipment available. Problem now was not knowing how to play. Tried some guitar lessons but life is too busy for progressing weekly like required by the live lessons. They are also much more cost. Justin’s videos are amazing and the app is amazing! I have come so much further using the videos and app than I had ever imagined. I didn’t hesitate to pay for the app because I really appreciate all the hard work that went in to making the lessons so easy to follow! Thanks You!!!
Justin Guitar beginners course
by *jflee* on 2019/04/17 02:24
Working with this application and support videos for about 4+ months. Owned my old Yamaha for about 40 years but never really had time to work much on lessons. I really appreciate Justin’s teaching style. His advice and sense of humor encourage students to develop skills before moving on. The song variety is set up to support repetitive learning. I wish I had access to this when I was twenty. This is a great way to learn on a persons own schedule. I look forward to working through this and the next course. It’s never to late to try to improve playing. I have enjoyed it immensely.
Outstanding
by FairwayJ on 2019/11/21 16:25
I know lots of people say “I don’t normally write reviews” well I don’t either. What an outstanding super instructive way to learn guitar. Justin is absolutely a genius when it comes to teaching. Very fluid, and even speaks to the pit falls most will face during the early stages of the guitar. Just began this today and am getting the A and D chords learned. I have always wanted to play guitar because I am a singer, but learning the guitar has always seemed overwhelming, and intimidating. With Justin’s help I now feel that the sky is the limit. I know it’s only day one but such advancements so quickly are already boosting my confidence.
Amazing resource
by musiclover111111111 on 2018/01/02 16:45
Bought a guitar 3 months ago, it was sitting in my living room stating me down for about 1 month before I finally picked it up to try and learn how to play. Tried Yousician first and it had me playing single notes, also seemed very glitchy and not a fun way to learn. Read about Justin Guitar on reddit, so I downloaded it and can play my first song “three little birds” by Bob Marley after 6 weeks. Never actually thought I would be able to learn being a bit older but Justin makes it very easy and actually fun! This is the cheesiest review ever but I’m just excited about finally learning an instrument.
Outstanding
by JackfrostAmerica on 2018/01/22 00:38
This app is simply outstanding. My guitar was sitting in a corner collecting dust for years, and then I found this app. Now I’m playing every day, I’ve learned how to play songs I love, and I can’t wait to learn more and have suddenly rediscovered a love for music. Justin’s method is extremely accessible and approachable, and makes learning comfortable at whatever level you are, even a rank beginner like me. The additions of advanced chords, and the updates with new songs and lessons make this app and the small subscription fee worth every penny and then some. Can’t recommend it enough.
Easy. Clear. Progress.
by thebeard23 on 2019/11/15 21:51
Not all great players make great coaches. Justin has a unique gift of making even the most difficult tasks, clear and simple. There are many great guitarist offering lessons; no one does it like Justin! I’ve learned to read music, understand how the major scales are constructed, and what chords fit within each scale in roughly a month. I’ve tried learning this stuff for years, and it’s always been like trying to see through a window covered in mud. I am incredibly grateful for Justin’s work, and recommend him to every guitarist I encounter! Jordan Solomon
Very good
by globglobglibbglowgob on 2019/01/20 12:42
Ran upon Justin’s website and started there. Got the app and finished the course a month ago. I took a year to finish it but could easily be completed in 2-4 months. This course has opened the door up to a place I’d never thought I’d be, playing guitar, making music, jamming with tracks, soloing, and happy....even if just a little bit...and I’m 51. I’m not a pro but I’m an intermediate.....haha. I do feel following the website version is a little more comprehensive, the app has the gadgets like one minute changes and such. Thanks Justin for making this possible.
Very nice app
by Stonehauler on 2019/06/27 17:06
At 45 years old, I’ve been trying to learn/teach myself guitar for 20+ years off and on. While some of it was the guitar I had initially, more was the lack of someone who could explain some of the things I could not pick out from the various music books I had. I’ve been playing various instruments since I was 5, and took band /organ lessons for 13 years, but guitar was different. Justin finally helped make sense of it all. I am sure there will be things I will struggle with, but so far, things are starting to click that just didn’t when I tried to figure it out on my own. Thanks Justin.
The lessons I was looking for
by Shawn Tuttle on 2018/09/07 01:33
I’ve learned a little from people in the past but they usually would talk way over my head which left me feeling like playing the guitar was inaccessible. I love how Justin breaks down the daunting adventure of learning how to play guitar. After a few weeks, I’m already seeing big progress thanks to the drills and tracking feature. I also appreciate being able to play songs I like =) He’s a great teacher in weaving together basic skills while keeping me moving forward and thereby keeping it interesting.
Fantastic and so much fun
by torpedo2k on 2019/05/16 00:44
My guitar journey started nine months ago. I am using Justin’s online instruction, this app, and theory course and have advanced to the Intermediate Level. This App has made learning chords, chord changes, and strums fun and easy. The tempo can be adjusted as well as the accompanying instruments. Now that I’m an Intermediate student, I’m revisiting songs to replace the open chords with barre chords and finger style. The music selection spans several decades and includes a recently expanded catalog of Pop, Rock, and Country. I’ve used the APP almost everyday and highly recommend.
Good but room for improvement
by Bhrntn on 2018/12/11 13:04
Have gone through six stages now. Missing pertinent content you will need to go find on website. App has lost my progress twice and had to start over once and mostly over second time. Since it locks more advanced items until you progress to them this is a huge annoyance. I love Justin and his lessons but there’s room to improve this app. The free website is better. The play along tracks here are worth it by themselves and the only reason you should pay for the app vs just using the site. Justin is five stars, this app is about a 3 so evens out at 4.
Even for a frustrated guy pushing 60!
by not so yet on 2018/09/21 11:00
I thought my ability to play the guitar later in life would be limited to over... my 15 year old son helped a lot including introducing me to youician.. but i couldn’t quite connect with the way it was structured. When i saw Justin on you tube and he had my playing Johnny cash almost immediately ... and strumming songs.. it thought Let time try his app.... Its been great I’m just at level 2 but I’m already playing about 20 songs so its really gets you going..thanks Justin!
Really great app
by Gizmo tech on 2019/11/24 18:19
I had some of Justin’s books and watched some of his videos but I using sort of a scatter shot approach. Having the app that keeps you organized is wonderful. Really love that you can track your one minute changes and see at a glance where you need to concentrate. There are a ton of great songs and lots of options (add or remove drums, vocals or guitar and speed it up or slow it down). I’ve had no issues with crashes or lost data. I use the app on my iPad.
I can play
by Unchained Parent on 2019/03/02 15:50
I’m a 35 year old who never picked up a guitar. After a few weeks with this app I was encouraged, and now after 10 months I can play. I had the app for probably 8 months before is paid a dime. In fact, I’m only on stage 4 and I can still just about any song I want and know that with a few more stages knocked out in the coming months I will have achievers a dream. The free stages are awesome - so get the app and you will not be disappointed.
Excellent content and approach. App could use work.
by K|Dubya on 2019/11/06 22:13
Justin’s approach has helped me improve my playing - particularly chord changes - in a short amount of time. The exercises uses have enough to keep me moving forward. The app is good but could use some improvement. Whenever I open the app it loads on Stage 1 instead of picking up where I left off. Also, I have the app on both my tablet and phone. However, my progress does not sync between them so I have to manually update my settings.
Keeps me coming back unlike any other guitar instruction
by imseastruck on 2019/04/20 00:16
I can’t recommend this enough for anyone wishing to learn guitar at your own pace. I feel as though I know Justin and am grateful each time I log in for his smiling face and voice, yes smiling voice — and his encouraging words. He really has convinced me that I can do this, that I can learn guitar if I put in the time and work. And gratefully, under his expert and kind tutelage, I am learning guitar and having a lot of fun doing it!
Never to late to enjoy guitar with Justin
by NHglo on 2018/12/23 11:41
Picking up guitar again after 40+ years and this time learning it right. Love the ease and gentle manner of Justin’s teaching. Just enough encouragement and push to get me through what I may have thought a difficult lesson. Breaking it all down to small short lessons with all the tools you ever need. Loving the learning with this app. Kudos to Justin for thinking of everything a student of any level needs.
Good app
by Baysideben on 2019/11/10 20:58
Good app overall. I purchased it because I wanted a way to keep track of my progress and also support Justinguitar. To make this app even better, I wish they would make it more comprehensive, so it includes all the content that is on the beginner’s course on the web site. They should also include sound training exercises, where you have to guess the note. Things like that would be easily implemented and make the app even better than it is.
Best learning app I’ve found
by Doog the mighty on 2019/11/10 01:37
After years of diddling with the guitar I finally decided I wanted to learn it for real. I bought books and games to teach me but found myself getting frustrated and I was ready to quit for good. After I read about Justin’s website I decided to give him a try. After a week of lessons I’m actually enjoying learning chords and playing songs! I can’t recommend this app enough.
Best way to learn guitar
by RunningCoachJim on 2019/04/05 21:22
I tried Guitar Tricks for almost a year without progress. Then I tried personal lessons for a few months, and all he wanted to do was try to impress me with his talents. Before giving up I tried Justin Guitar and now after three months my chord transitions are good enough to play songs, and I’m thinking of jamming with the praise band at church. Thanks to the one minute changes and the REAL music practice songs I’m now hooked for life.
The New Way to Learn Guitar
by Buffalo355 on 2018/11/12 17:47
I wanted to learn guitar but I didn’t want formal guitar lessons that I had little flexibility around. This app is perfect! It walks you through the beginning and intermediate phases is such a way that it’s not boring and I’m up and jamming to music that I like. When I bought an upgraded guitar the store manager thought that I had been playing for more like a year than the 4 months that I actually had.
Good teaching tool
by Pretty sweet stuff on 2018/01/18 19:26
If you are self motivated and can fit 20-30 minutes of practice in every day this is a great resource for learning guitar. The tools if used correctly and frequently can help you improve quickly and the videos are done well and explain things in a very understandable way. If you apply yourself and use this resource there is no reason you won’t become a proficient guitarist.
Great and getting better!
by bill Paradis on 2019/01/30 22:15
I’ve played piano most of my life. Took up guitar just two weeks ago. Wow. What a different instrument! Compared several ways to learn. Then I found Justin. Extremely personable, organized and knowledgeable. His free web site is packed with lessons and is complimented perfectly by his iPad app and his beginner book. I feel like I am in the best of hands. Seems step by step and makes sense. Go Justin!
Worth it so far!
by Yobyybvd on 2018/04/16 03:11
Just started about a week ago! I love it so far. For once I finally feel like I’m making progress with my electric guitar, I’ve had it for about two years now; never found the right course. Thank you Justin! I’m picking up my guitar everyday now thanks to this app right here! One request though, please get Kanye West’s song Heartless on here I would love to be able to learn it eventually!! 😆😆😆😆🙏🌻
It won’t take my money!
by Kiraface on 2018/10/07 07:24
I did the first stage and loved it, have been trying to buy the full version because I think it is super affordable and I want to support Justin, but every time I click purchase it just says processing and nothing happens. I have been using the website in the meantime which also has a lot of great features but I really do want to have the app for playing songs and keeping track of my progress easily!
Thank you Justin
by Catchme612 on 2019/09/29 00:01
Your app is empowering. I have been learning in conjunction with formal lessons and I love how much fun I have practicing with your app. After practicing with your program I feel a rush of hope and interest spark through my brain which brings me hope love and joy. You are an inspiration and I am so glad that I was pointed towards you as a first source of learning. Thanks again. Kind Regards, Lucas Buckingham
K.I.S.S.
by Eric De on 2018/02/15 00:39
Ive never commented on an app before but I guess that’s only bc I haven’t used an app that has actually made me want to. This one is different. Keep it simple stupid. That is exact what this app does, keeps it simple. I’m taking private lessons now but I could easily swap the private lessons out with this app and probably end up in better shape. I hope Justin is working on an intermediate lesson app. This was awesome/perfect.
Great program
by ricw w on 2019/08/04 20:05
One minute cord change part doesn’t keep up with lessons completed. My bad. It refuses to add the last chord I have learned. I love the lessons. Justin explains why to do something as well as how. Learning my way around the program has made it easier to navigate. It was operator error. It wouldn’t let me jump ahead just learning chords. I really like the program.
Organized and easy
by OG _BigZ on 2019/01/15 01:52
My New Years resolution is to play the guitar. Been looking for a way to learn step by step all the way from the beginning and this app is amazing for that. Start with your basic chords to transitions and then learning some songs. Also love how you get talked through with each step on the way. If I could I would give it more stars!
I’m finally learning to play guitar!
by Janetaile on 2018/08/19 06:11
I’ve been attempting to learn guitar for decades! I’m 61 years old and finally found the ticket to learning at my own pace and within my budget. Justin guitar is easy to follow and fun! I love being able to play songs with only knowing 2-3 chords! I now know 6 chords and can play quite a few songs. Give Justin Guitar a try- you won’t be sorry!
Never to old to learn something new
by busters buddy on 2018/07/22 21:27
I’ve always wanted to learn to play guitar, so a few months ago, I went out and bought one. My daughter told me about Justin’s app, so I played with it for a couple of days and then put my money down. I like the step by step progression and I like being able to see my progress. I’m excited to keep going.
Just started playing guitar
by Flyguy182 on 2019/05/24 02:31
I have absolutely no music background in terms of playing instruments & hv found this app to be very helpful. I haven’t made it very far in the lessons yet, but so far all of the instruction has been free. I just worry that as I get further along, payment will be required in order to unlock more advanced stages. Time will tell.
Love ❤️ the lessons!!
by rww131 on 2017/11/16 23:57
I’m 61 yrs. old and I decided to finally try and learn the guitar- it’s something I always wanted to do. I really had no success with a one on one teacher; I’ve tried different websites.. but in my opinion Justin’s site is the best. He explains EVERYTHING! And also gives you goals to shoot for in your practice time. All he asks in return is a donation..... I’m very grateful for this!!🎸🎸
The best beginner course out there
by SV Kintala on 2019/09/26 23:12
I’ve tried a lot of beginner courses for the guitar but when a friend recommended this one I pretty much stopped using all the rest. It’s easy to follow, comprehensive, and doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to being honest about how much work it takes to be good. Thanks for a great app and website!
Love the lessons, not the app...
by MagzPhil on 2018/04/23 03:35
So far I have loved the lessons and structure of this app. I went ahead and forked out the money for the full version, but it won’t let me access the songs. I’ve tried emailing with no response. I cannot progress in the app without “playing “ the songs and giving the 2 star ratings. Really upset that I’ve spent $60 dollars, received no response, and cannot move on. I’ve tried all the normal go-to fixes like restarting my phone, restarting the app, making sure everything is up to date. I’ve tried loading it on WiFi and LTE.... nothing
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The world’s best guitar teacher guides you through your first chords and songs! Justin’s Beginner Course is THE app to get you started, whether you're just picking up the guitar for the first time or have been playing for a while but want to make sure there's no left holes in your skills. Justin will guide you through your first songs with this interactive step-by-step course that will teach you chords, strumming, capo, fingerpicking, and how to play hundreds of awesome songs. Follow Justin´s learning path with instructional videos, innovative exercises and an amazing collection of play-along style songs that you will be able to play in no time! Justin’s Beginners Course teaching method is the most effective, enjoyable and logically structured method available anywhere. Over one million people have learned how to play guitar using his free web-based course at JustinGuitar.com, and now you can follow his lessons in an interactive format! PACKED WITH FUN AND USEFUL FEATURES LOVED BY GUITAR PLAYERS: - Step-by-step learning path to play guitar: basic chords, chord changes and strumming patterns, fingerpicking patterns, and capo - Over 50 exclusive Instructional Videos by Justin - Exclusive chord change counters, fingerpicking and strumming exercises, capo-slider, and more - Self-assessment system to track your progress - Song collection of over 1000 hit songs — and more songs released every week! - Play-along-style display with easy chords, adjustable backing tracks and lyrics - Accurate and easy-to-use tuner This play-along course starts at the very beginning and shows you all the basic chords, strumming and techniques to gets you playing great songs right from the start! It's a lot of fun :) The Beginners Course Song Collection supports your learning curve while keeping you engaged and progressing through the course. By the end of the course, you will be able to play hundreds of awesome tunes. The songs are displayed in a play-along style with backing tracks and lyrics; and you can adjust the tempo and the sounds according to your own taste. Learn by playing your favorite songs: over 1000 hit songs, from Ed Sheeran to Rolling Stones! Music genres include: * POP * ROCK * CLASSIC ROCK * TRADITIONAL MUSIC * COUNTRY * R&B * DID YOU LIKE THE JUSTIN GUITAR BEGINNERS SONG COURSE? Feel free to send us opinions or song requests. We will be thrilled to hear what you think about the app! Ping us: info@fourchords.com Facebook.com/MusopiaApps Important Subscription information Justin Guitar Beginner Song Cours offers 1-month and 1-year FULL ACCESS subscriptions that unlock unlimited access to the entire song selection of Playground and all the stages of the Learning Path. New monthly song releases are also included in the subscription. Subscription purchases are charged to your iTunes account upon confirmation of the purchase. All subscriptions will be AUTOMATICALLY RENEWED unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. Your iTunes account will be charged the renewal price, which equals the price of the original subscription, within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. You can manage your subscriptions and turn off auto-renew by going to your Account settings after purchase. Subscriptions are non-refundable and may not be canceled during an active subscription period. Our privacy policy can be found at http://musopia.net/justin-privacypolicy Terms of use: https://musopia.net/terms
Great app!
by Felixisgr8 on 2019/12/12 02:18
I highly recommend this app if you are new to guitar and want to learn. I’ve had so many false starts learning guitar I’ve lost count. I tried this app out and instantly took to it. Justin has a way of teaching, even if by video, that feels personable and patient. The lesson plans are well thought out and paced nicely. The best part of the app is the coded play along system. It made learning timing and strumming feel far more natural. With the “playground” I’ve had access to quite a few songs I enjoy— not just boring ones a book or teacher gave me access to.
JG App
by tmzguitar on 2019/12/09 21:29
App covers basics but adds the play along component that is needed to really learn.
The best
by Squirle1 on 2019/12/08 22:49
Justin is one of the best teachers online that I’ve seen yet keep up the good work!!!
Great tool
by FrankieJ219 on 2019/12/07 03:07
This is a wonderful tool if you want to get better. Put in the work and let Justin guide you through all the step to beginning your journey into guitar! It’s awesome!
Awesome!
by Paco Mejia on 2019/12/04 18:03
Awesome !
Really great app
by Gizmo tech on 2019/11/24 18:19
I had some of Justin’s books and watched some of his videos but I using sort of a scatter shot approach. Having the app that keeps you organized is wonderful. Really love that you can track your one minute changes and see at a glance where you need to concentrate. There are a ton of great songs and lots of options (add or remove drums, vocals or guitar and speed it up or slow it down). I’ve had no issues with crashes or lost data. I use the app on my iPad.
Excellent instruction. Well planned sequence of steps for the beginner to build skills.
by Blackvette58 on 2019/11/21 22:13
😀👍🏻 Blackvette58
Great app
by wrongsidedown on 2019/11/21 21:27
Helps a great deal.
Outstanding
by FairwayJ on 2019/11/21 16:25
I know lots of people say “I don’t normally write reviews” well I don’t either. What an outstanding super instructive way to learn guitar. Justin is absolutely a genius when it comes to teaching. Very fluid, and even speaks to the pit falls most will face during the early stages of the guitar. Just began this today and am getting the A and D chords learned. I have always wanted to play guitar because I am a singer, but learning the guitar has always seemed overwhelming, and intimidating. With Justin’s help I now feel that the sky is the limit. I know it’s only day one but such advancements so quickly are already boosting my confidence.
Great fun, great instruction
by Tylikesbikes on 2019/11/19 20:51
I love this app. I’m an intermediate-beginner guitarist and have benefited from the structure of the lessons and the progression outlined by this app.
Easy. Clear. Progress.
by thebeard23 on 2019/11/15 21:51
Not all great players make great coaches. Justin has a unique gift of making even the most difficult tasks, clear and simple. There are many great guitarist offering lessons; no one does it like Justin! I’ve learned to read music, understand how the major scales are constructed, and what chords fit within each scale in roughly a month. I’ve tried learning this stuff for years, and it’s always been like trying to see through a window covered in mud. I am incredibly grateful for Justin’s work, and recommend him to every guitarist I encounter! Jordan Solomon
The best
by grandma emily on 2019/11/14 13:12
Makes me smile. Keeps me practicing
Great help so far!
by CoralReif on 2019/11/14 03:27
This app has helped me stay consistent in my practice and it’s given me great tools to practice.
Good app
by Baysideben on 2019/11/10 20:58
Good app overall. I purchased it because I wanted a way to keep track of my progress and also support Justinguitar. To make this app even better, I wish they would make it more comprehensive, so it includes all the content that is on the beginner’s course on the web site. They should also include sound training exercises, where you have to guess the note. Things like that would be easily implemented and make the app even better than it is.
Best learning app I’ve found
by Doog the mighty on 2019/11/10 01:37
After years of diddling with the guitar I finally decided I wanted to learn it for real. I bought books and games to teach me but found myself getting frustrated and I was ready to quit for good. After I read about Justin’s website I decided to give him a try. After a week of lessons I’m actually enjoying learning chords and playing songs! I can’t recommend this app enough.
Excellent content and approach. App could use work.
by K|Dubya on 2019/11/06 22:13
Justin’s approach has helped me improve my playing - particularly chord changes - in a short amount of time. The exercises uses have enough to keep me moving forward. The app is good but could use some improvement. Whenever I open the app it loads on Stage 1 instead of picking up where I left off. Also, I have the app on both my tablet and phone. However, my progress does not sync between them so I have to manually update my settings.
Justin Guitar app
by Heyhurryup on 2019/10/26 16:25
Shout out to Justin for his time and effort in making a guitar app that keeps me engaged to learn guitar. I’m a beginner but feel I have progressed and this app has been fun to use as well. Thanks J.
Awesome
by ghhjtrt on 2019/10/24 15:05
Easy to use, informative and fun
Fixed screen turning issue
by Harshad hazari on 2019/10/23 17:13
New update fixed the screen turning off issue. Thanks!
It’s a trial version
by barryinflorida on 2019/10/23 13:43
I think you miss lead people by saying in app purchases when it’s a trial version and you have to pay to play. Why you don’t say up front what it costs so we can decide if we eat to pay. I can get most of these videos for free on YouTube!
I tried others, this was the best
by Iiams1 on 2019/10/23 00:31
I tried a couple other learning apps. They were either confusing to use or boring. Justin is neither. Highly recommend
Fun for a new learner
by Dunkindad on 2019/10/22 01:18
Justin has a great positive vibe. I wish I had a friend like him.
Awesome App
by TForeman33 on 2019/10/16 21:37
Awesome App. Easy to follow and organized lesson plan.
Works as advertised
by Hokie99VT on 2019/10/13 01:25
Works as advertised, no hiccups, A+
Don’t worry, be happy!
by defecttheoriginal on 2019/10/13 00:53
Great app. Great teacher. Justin gives thoughtful advice, and is consistent with the need for practice. Fun to play along with songs even though I need more practice. Lol! I would like to see a follow up course dedicated to lead guitar as well as a course dedicated to FingerStyle. Thanx!
Songs won’t play
by Buzzfob on 2019/10/12 06:10
Bought the app to try it out. Keep saying unable to load songs, and come back later. However, does not matter how many times you come back or reinstall the app, songs still will not play.
Cost?
by AJ Arch on 2019/10/11 18:27
Price clearly stated? Where? How much is the course?
Highly Recommend
by The Real Herobrine on 2019/10/10 05:04
I like the sequence and teaching method! I was playing songs in a couple of weeks. I get motivated to practice and to move up to the next lesson. I wish the demo lessons would include a few full songs to play.
Excellent
by Stephirakling896721 on 2019/10/03 19:45
Justin is an awesome teacher and this app makes it easier to stay on track. Best beginner instruction out there and makes it nice with application through songs as you learn each section.
Thanks, Justin!
by Sfghxfhb on 2019/10/03 00:53
You’re the best. I appreciate the insightful lessons. You clearly remember what it was like to be a learner.
Taking it slow!
by Steve E Davis on 2019/10/01 01:19
Nice and simple!! It is low pressure which makes learning guitar really fun!
Great way to start learning guitar
by jazzyjanice on 2019/09/30 03:51
Learned 3 chords and started playing very quickly and easily. Thank you justin!
Thank you Justin
by Catchme612 on 2019/09/29 00:01
Your app is empowering. I have been learning in conjunction with formal lessons and I love how much fun I have practicing with your app. After practicing with your program I feel a rush of hope and interest spark through my brain which brings me hope love and joy. You are an inspiration and I am so glad that I was pointed towards you as a first source of learning. Thanks again. Kind Regards, Lucas Buckingham
The best beginner course out there
by SV Kintala on 2019/09/26 23:12
I’ve tried a lot of beginner courses for the guitar but when a friend recommended this one I pretty much stopped using all the rest. It’s easy to follow, comprehensive, and doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to being honest about how much work it takes to be good. Thanks for a great app and website!
Love it
by BeatleManiac2 on 2019/09/22 01:37
This app really helped me first start guitar going from nothing to beginner and is a great starter app to get on your feet I went down a different path after course 1 but this helped shape my fundamentals it’s a great app
Great course for those of us that travel!
by Darkmuze on 2019/09/21 00:23
This course and my trusty Martin have given my countless nights of practice while stuck in hotel rooms around the world. Thanks!
The Best!
by MyLittleTerror212 on 2019/09/19 17:45
Absolutely love this app! I’ve been following along using the app with Justin’s online course and both are fantastic! I wasn’t getting anywhere jumping from YouTube video to YouTube video aimlessly. Justin’s course is a step by step course with excellent videos throughout that teach you how to play. Very easy to follow!
Best beginner course I’ve found
by brand new guitarist learning on 2019/09/18 22:14
Would recommend to anyone looking to get started
Amazing
by HunterF15 on 2019/09/17 23:14
This app took me from clueless to knowledgeable, and set me to a great amount of success. Thanks Justin!
Really helps you focus on technique
by Amy ES on 2019/09/16 03:12
I was using Yousician initially to learn guitar, and that was fun because it gave me constant variety. But I started to notice my technique wasn’t very strong, which made more intermediate songs really challenging to play. I turned to Justin’s app because it’s designed to get you to practice the techniques that Yousician had you practice once before moving on to other things (i.e. chord changes between every set of chords, really focusing on hand positioning, helpful tips and tricks to learn the chords and practice). My playing has improved so much since adding this app into my practice rotation. Particularly my ability to change chords quickly and smoothly and my hand strength. Strumming also makes a lot more sense. You can test the waters before you buy by watching the videos on YouTube or his website for free and even learn everything for free that way. The main reason to get the app is for the songs that line up with the chords you’re learning. I find it really helpful to have those to help test my chords and strumming. Plus it has tools to help you track your chord changes so it’s easier to remember which ones need practice. I highly recommend this app if you’re teaching yourself guitar and feel like you need a stronger foundation in the basics.
From air to wood!!
by timothyhudak on 2019/09/15 21:25
Excellent app! I have learned how to play the basics so far but I am progressing quickly. Thanks for helping play the instrument of my dreams. I always played a mean air guitar but now I am gonna play a mean wood guitar!!
Excellent
by MaggieKay on 2019/09/15 01:21
Excellent app for learning guitar
Great for beginners
by 3547583 on 2019/09/11 02:34
Great
Great for beginners!
by Swanky Cee on 2019/09/09 23:31
You can learn at your own pace and it’s how I learned to play guitar but it’s not better than the website
Great lessons by a teacher who knows how to teach
by Tampa_Mike on 2019/09/07 00:58
I’m starting the guitar again, for the forth time. Great lessons that keep me engaged and progressing. Started with Justin online then bought the app.
Amazing
by yippypuppy2018 on 2019/09/06 19:03
This app is so helpful
Amazing app
by M_W_USA on 2019/09/06 06:08
My only complaint is that mixing old and new videos has sometimes led to conflicting demonstrations as Justin’s playing style obviously changed over the years. Other than that the app is outstanding.
Fast Progress!
by hsdow on 2019/09/05 22:33
The very best method for a beginner like me! Love the bite-size lessons and frequent mini practice sessions for toughening fingertips. I’m seeing real progress and this is only my first week .
Justin Guitar fan
by Tanoan on 2019/08/31 21:14
I have taken classical guitar lessons for years. I am an intermediate classical guitar player but wanted to add rhythm guitar to my abilities so that I can play along while I sing or while others sing. I find that the Justin Guitar series is some of the best instruction I have ever had. It is very good explanations, paced just correctly with lots of variety.
Great for songs
by Georgeoh46 on 2019/08/31 16:53
It is a great tool for learning how play songs. It has motivated me to focus my practice time. GSM
App
by yyz/29 on 2019/08/30 19:03
Enjoying this app, making it simple.
Love it
by Marc@123 on 2019/08/30 02:22
Really easy to understand and fun.
Love this app!!
by XD9mm on 2019/08/27 14:05
Great app and Justin is an awesome teacher. Love having all of the lessons in one place.
Motivating
by Awsomette on 2019/08/27 09:10
Just wanted to begin learning how to play and this app has been perfect for me and motivating without being the pressure of a class. Whether your in a rush to learn or just tooling around you can go at your own pace relax and learn
Beginning
by Sam-well III on 2019/08/27 03:13
Easy to follow! Easy to learn! Realistic expectations for beginners
Rhythms
by Disinflata on 2019/08/24 23:01
Enjoyable course from the outset for the very beginner to intermediate player. Large selection of songs for hours of entertainment. Almost 5 stars, but program did not merge a crossed all Apple devices, just a small glitch.
Beginner
by #guitarhero on 2019/08/23 22:40
Best app so far follow step by step and do all the exercises and you will be well on your way practice every day and you will be rewarded thanks Justin guitar
Learning Guitar
by Stranger 47 on 2019/08/23 19:21
So glad I found Justin Guitar He drills all the fundamentals like the other online sites but also has you playing songs straight away
Progress between modes
by Mohawkfarm on 2019/08/21 23:19
Track my progress from lesson ‘stages’ to ‘songbook’ & reverse Thanks. ⚓️
Huge fan
by fghyyv on 2019/08/19 16:37
This is the best site/app I’ve found to take online lessons. Justin is super easygoing and a fantastic teacher who has been doing online lessons since the beginning. You are never pressured to purchase anything and it’s totally free. If you are a beginner IMO you will not find a better place to learn guitar.
Great
by Rouge098 on 2019/08/17 21:45
Great tips Helped me so much thank you
Easy App To Learn How To Play Songs
by CityMan01 on 2019/08/13 18:53
I just got this app after looking many places to learn to play songs using Chords. Everything I found left out information that I needed to completely understand. This app seems to cover it all leaving nothing to figure out. All the basics needed.
Playing With Springsteen
by Candy's Boy on 2019/08/12 00:29
This is a great app. I love Justin’s enthusiasm and common sense approach. It’s great to learn while playing along with some of my favorite artists.
Great App amazing value
by Wtallm on 2019/08/10 23:28
I’ve been following Justin for a long time now, when I found out he had this app I was really excited. Very cool to track all of my video lessons along with my progress on the strumming chord changes and sound progress. Thanks Justin!
Beginning at 66
by Burmay on 2019/08/05 23:48
Can I be come a legendary blues player? Nope. Can I have fun and still learn. Yes indeed. Been all over the web. Justin is perfect fit for me. I’ll send him some money too.
Thank You
by SirBill55 on 2019/08/05 13:06
I’m 50 and wanted to play since I was younger. Justin’s guitar is very detailed in the common mistakes that I guess everyone makes. Slowly I’m learning. Thank you.
Great program
by ricw w on 2019/08/04 20:05
One minute cord change part doesn’t keep up with lessons completed. My bad. It refuses to add the last chord I have learned. I love the lessons. Justin explains why to do something as well as how. Learning my way around the program has made it easier to navigate. It was operator error. It wouldn’t let me jump ahead just learning chords. I really like the program.
Good app
by toejam1969 on 2019/07/30 04:20
I like the way they teach
Great content, Great instruction
by SBristow2019 on 2019/07/25 00:33
A guitar teaching app for normal human beings who need patient step-by-step instruction from a friendly teacher who has realistic expectations for the pace of a beginner’s progress and who strikes an excellent balance between practicing drills and learning new songs.
Fantastic Course
by Lalocontreras on 2019/07/24 01:03
I’m very satisfied with this course. Easy to follow and keeps you motivated!
Great stuff
by eraser1964 on 2019/07/22 23:10
Justin is a great teacher. The classes were easy to understand and you learn a lot.
Love this app
by BradBillingsley on 2019/07/18 14:15
My kids and I are learning guitar. Only been playing a week and can’t believe how much we’ve already learned. We’re actually playing songs which makes the learning a lot of fun. Perhaps the best app I’ve found yet.
great app
by LesPaulMoreRay on 2019/07/17 17:10
learning a lot especially with the play alongs and timers. planning on purchasing the rest of the app once i get A D E down. Question: Are you planning on making and intermediate/advanced app? i think it would be great. i know you have more on your website. thanks justin 👍
Justin guitar lessons
by night o on 2019/07/13 12:51
Justin lessons are informative and fun. Teaches you good basic skills. I would recommend it to beginners and any on the road to guitar playing.
Nice learning tool
by buddriver on 2019/07/13 10:24
Really helps a lot
Awesome app
by Jihhida on 2019/07/09 05:41
Great for beginners
Thanks to Justin I can now play guitar!
by Stonedanel on 2019/06/30 16:14
Best music teacher online and best app for helping keep you organized. If you haven’t, do check out his website as well. I have paid lots of money for in person lessons and didn’t get what I got from Justin’s guitar lessons! I love this app and I really love his website justinguitar.com. Check it out!
Total lie
by John6969john on 2019/06/29 07:55
Supposed to be free !?!? Not really, goes from functioning and helping to hard if you don’t pay the money don’t advertise as free if it’s not free. Don’t download or waste the time unless you wanna waste your time.
Very nice app
by Stonehauler on 2019/06/27 17:06
At 45 years old, I’ve been trying to learn/teach myself guitar for 20+ years off and on. While some of it was the guitar I had initially, more was the lack of someone who could explain some of the things I could not pick out from the various music books I had. I’ve been playing various instruments since I was 5, and took band /organ lessons for 13 years, but guitar was different. Justin finally helped make sense of it all. I am sure there will be things I will struggle with, but so far, things are starting to click that just didn’t when I tried to figure it out on my own. Thanks Justin.
Best Guitar Learning App
by Connorjan on 2019/06/27 02:18
Can’t find a better experience than Justin Guitar. What a great lesson plan and experience to start learning the guitar!!!
The best
by Fergular on 2019/06/25 22:21
Spent countless hours looking for some one who teaches in a great way, Thank the lord for justin for sure he is the one
Fire
by jakdkxmcka on 2019/06/24 22:17
Very good
Love it.
by nmoyle on 2019/06/24 00:51
Very good methodical teaching approach. I am learning a lot and progressing with practice. Fun to be able to start playing right away.
Justen is the best
by So helpful!!! on 2019/06/17 19:04
Justuen rocks
Amazing and affordable
by Gday Mate on 2019/06/16 18:13
Has helped this newb tremendously.
Helps with daily practice
by Wahine Yogini on 2019/06/11 22:47
Great app with loads of backing tracks to play along with. New songs are added regularly to keep things interesting. Justin is a great teacher who makes learning fun.
I’m learning a lot.
by Kev Slow on 2019/06/11 17:59
Justin is a great teacher who makes me feel good about my, admittedly slow, progress. I’m not pressuring myself and I’m having fun learning.
Won’t even open
by vegasEvan on 2019/06/09 16:44
I downloaded this app because I watch his tutorials online and they’re amazing. So I downloaded this app so it’d be more convenient. Unfortunately the app won’t even open. It’s stuck on the opening screen and won’t load. I’d love to give a good review but it not loading is kind of a problem.
It doesn’t work
by vova_wed on 2019/06/09 14:01
Only “loading” in home screen.
Really helpful
by oldfiretad on 2019/06/09 04:34
Let’s me work at my pace
Not opening
by Pcheezus on 2019/06/08 23:50
Stuck on loading screen
Not working
by kwells81 on 2019/06/08 01:00
Please help! Just downloaded yesterday and it won’t open 😔
Well constructed!
by tmdm88 on 2019/06/07 20:18
Great job Justin and thanks. Middle aged guy that really enjoys what you have put together as a late comer to guitar.
Great app
by Solk245 on 2019/06/07 16:20
Great app.
Brilliant
by thecraichead on 2019/06/05 01:44
My schedule no longer allows for in-person lessons. This is the next best thing.
The software for the beginners course
by gfb Chicago on 2019/06/03 00:38
I have the book and now the app. The app songs with chords shown with the beat has made my song playing much more fun and effective. Love the app and I wholeheartedly recommend it.
App
by nwpelletqer on 2019/05/30 12:57
Love this app it really helps me
Very Helpful
by Rail68 on 2019/05/29 20:05
Really great exercises that are very helpful and fun.
Great app
by 4Grainer on 2019/05/29 02:29
Loving the results!!
Second to none
by Lflory on 2019/02/06 18:03
Always wanted to play guitar and finally at a place in life where I have the time to dedicate to it and the means to buy the guitar I always wanted growing up, a Gibson Les Paul! After searching through TONS of online videos and apps I downloaded and started using Justin’s app. Although there are many online videos with good teachers breaking things down, Justin takes it so much further. He really makes learning guitar very simple, straight forward, and easy to understand. Then the lesson plans which follow give you the exercises necessary to perfect what you’ve just learned. But the best part is all the songs he pairs with each stage allowing you to use what you’ve just learned and play the songs you love. Due to how well the app is designed, the pace I’ve been able to learn the guitar due to how well Justin teaches, and the catalogue of songs included in the app to play along with, I spend an average of 2-3 hours a day learning, practicing and playing songs. Although there is a lot of good content online, nothing comes close to teaching guitar as well as Justin. Can’t thank him enough. It’s a tremendous feeling to be able to sit down and play songs you love for hours.
6 months looking for the right solution, this one was finally it for me!
by Scarcraig on 2017/10/10 23:33
I tried lessons at the music store first. My teacher was a washed out old rocker that was just "punching the clock" he was way too disorganized, and he was just a terrible teacher. Next, I tried a more expensive private teacher. He had passion and talent to spare, but he moved way too fast, and again was too unorganized for me. Third, I tried another on-line learning option, it was very expensive, the lessons were just okay, and once more it seemed to move too fast. Finally, my journey came to a successful end with Justin. This app turned out to be the absolute perfect solution for me. It's extremely well thought out and organized, and progresses at the perfect speed. The quality of the instruction in this app is better than what I received paying hundreds of dollars a month to local private teachers. Try this app! A+++ rating all the way, I don't know of a single thing I'd change to improve it!
Thought I was too old to learn
by GermanCoastGuard on 2017/11/09 02:27
Playing the guitar has always been a dream of mine. Long story, goes a little something like this though: grew up busy with other things, work, wife+kids, oops I'm 40. Dagnabbit! Picked up my GSmini a few weeks ago and asked what literature to buy or how to get started. The salesman directed me to towards the internet and I came across Justin Guitar channel that evening. Started with his lessons right away. He is keeping his lessons as they should be (academically speaking), to the point, very relatable, and nothing mixed in with the subject of any particular lesson. He keeps focused on what he's trying to teach you. Makes learning fun, structured and easy (though I'm still just barely above the target 60 chord changes per minute). I enjoy the lessons and the challenges tremendously! I will see this course through until the it's end and will re-post another review.
Excellent but with a couple issues
by nated0gg1 on 2018/11/16 15:40
Overall, the Justin method is a great way to learn guitar and Justin is a gifted teacher. This app really helps get you going on a logical progression for beginners. I have used it for stages 1-5 so far and am very pleased. Playing along with the songs and tracking for your chord change speeds is really great. However, I only gave four stars because there are a few inconsistencies, ie the video on blues shuffle refers to the triplets video that is not on the app (but is on the website) and there is an exercise for ‘old faithful’ but no intro lesson video for it. When I encountered these inconsistencies, I went over to the website and realized I’d been missing a whole lot more content such as the ear training and all the written commentary and practice schedules. Truly, the free website is the best place to drive your progression, not the paid app. What the app provides though, which is totally worth the money, are the songs you can slow down and play along with. So get this app and use it just for those functions!
Beginning at 73
by RRFSOC on 2019/02/14 02:28
I have just begun to use the app. Earlier I had come across some of the beginning lessons. For me the app is easier and more accessible. I recently retired and decided to learn guitar. At 73 I am not as nimble as I used to be but still had the desire to give it a try. I find this application straightforward and easy to use. So far, so good. I practice the exercises every evening and supplement them with other lessons I have come across. I can see the progression tied to the lessons and, of course, don’t know how good I might get. My end in all of this is to be able to play with some proficiency the songs I grew up with. I will give a progress report in several months. At this early stage, I am quite satisfied with my practice sessions and can see the beauty in the way Justin et al have organized and presented the app. Well done!
Absolutely the best; it’s all you need!
by texas c-monster on 2019/03/11 20:44
I’m constantly amazed at how much Justin cares about teaching, and his attention to detail, and his genius for constructing a mind-blowingly comprehensive (and never dull) series of courses that walks through from complete beginner to serious advanced. Yes, a lot of teachers out there care, but Justin both cares and is a great teacher. As for comprehensive, he even produces short videos on countless small tangent areas that you’ll suddenly find yourself wanting to know about and then discovering that, yes, Justin has a video on that subject too (seriously, where else will you find a video about using loop pedals in an essential online lesson site?). If it’s guitar, Justin’s probably covered it and done a great job. Then there’s the value factor. You can’t beat it.
Simply the best!
by the old guy ha ha on 2019/04/06 20:29
Awesome I’m an old guy not my first attempt at the guitar but the most serious attempt. Being 60 and some stiff fingers I feel the need to learn to play more than ever before. I run a carpet installation business and primarily install new floors at senior living facilities. The homes have live singers from time to time and it’s all the same music. Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, and even Pat Boone and of course the big band sounds from the 30s and 40s. I always joke that when I move in the music will be Clapton, Sabbath, and of course the Stones, and Led Zeppelin. And I want to be able to play along and with Justin’s help I believe this is a real possibility. So with that said Just thank you for giving young and old the opportunity to learn to play in a very easy and smart fashion. Simply the best!
Best I’ve found.
by Jakethah on 2019/01/19 20:54
Justin’s materials are organized in a great way, he’s got the right amount of personality. He gives 100% of the lessons away on his site and just asks for donations. I have a ton of respect for that. The things the app adds on top of that: 1. A tuner I actually like more than the stand alone tuning apps I’ve downloaded (free) 2. The song practice interface that’s the same as four chords, but the songs are organized by what you’ve learned so far. That’s extremely helpful. 3. The chord change practice tool. It’s easy enough to replace with a pen and paper but the app keeps me honest and it’s nice to have the timer and metronome, and fingerings ready there when it’s time to run through them. The app probably has limited mileage, it seems built to be outgrown, I’ve used it about an hour a day for 2 months, I think maybe I have another 2 or 3 months left before I won’t be getting my money’s worth. At that point I’ll probably cancel and switch to donating on the site. Honestly this has been more useful to me than local lessons. Thanks for the hard work on the app guys. And thanks Justin for open sourcing your lessons!
Just what I was looking for.
by Frustrated by the bugs on 2019/04/11 03:56
I was looking for a systematic online guitar tutorial that I could do at my own pace, that teaches chords, strum patterns, and picking patterns, plus how to read tabs, how to play songs, and how to play with other musicians. This is it, and you can try it for free. This app gives you opportunities to practice the online lessons, or you could use the premium membership as a stand alone program. The free version includes a series of beginner lessons, guitar tuner, dozens of karaoke style practice songs, and a chord change practice page (how many chord changes can you do in a minute?) Certainly worth downloading, and worth paying for if you're serious. Much less costly than private lessons.
Lessons that are actually worth it!!
by noobacoustic on 2018/06/10 23:14
Justinguitar is everything it promises to be. I’m an absolute beginner who can’t afford to do lessons right now, so I would have settled for something just alright, but this guy really delivers a full and well organized program FOR FREE. I’m learning so much, at my own pace, and the quick ability to learn songs is awesome!! I’ve been playing for two weeks and am already playing a song I love. (Blondie, The Tide is High.) When I get some money I will be SURE to help pay for what I’ve learned and make sure it stays for free. This is what the internet is all about, and I love justinguitar for contributing this immense and quality service to beginner guitarists everywhere. You rock!!!
Great tool
by b47a on 2019/01/09 22:11
Really helps track lessons and progress. Great to play along with and increases difficulty incrementally if you start at the beginning, obviously. The tracks to play along with might seem basic but I gather that’s the point. Working with just a metronome is really hard for me and having something to play along with really helps a great deal in grabbing a feel for the songs and music generally. I’d give it five stars, however, there is room for improvement as always. As I come up with reasonable ideas I will submit them. If your trying to learn guitar then this a great tool to help you on your journey. Worth the money and time I have spent with it. Justin really comes across as someone genuinely interested in teaching and that’s just priceless.
Great app. Money well spent
by Dino Pocaro on 2019/04/02 03:14
I have been dabbling with the guitar for years now. No lessons either online or personal just what I could pick up on my own. This year decided to pay for one on one lessons and i was also directed to Justin’s website and app. The website and app are an excellent way to practice and learn other aspects of music in between my weekly lessons. The music theory lessons are starting to answer a lot of questions and help my understanding of how music is structured. I’m also learning that the guitar is a very dynamic instrument and I have years of learning ahead of me but I’m confident that with Justin’s website and app and with patience and one on one lessons I’ll get there.
So far so good.
by Bigbl5 on 2017/12/10 18:15
I've used the app for a few days now. I tried Justin's beginners course prior to the app, but struggled with the songs. The app really helps tie the songs into the program and helps ed me learn the strumming, rhythm, and "feel" of the guitar. I'm learning faster with the app than before. I'm giving it 4 stars as I'd like to see the rest of the course added to the app. I'll upgrade this to 5 if they add content. Update 11 months later: The new version is awesome!!! It has the complete beginners course now plus new features. Hands down the best app on the market! May be a little pricey for some, but worth every penny. If you want to learn guitar, then this is the app you need!
Just my fit!
by PatrickluvsHarleys on 2019/05/12 17:08
I have tried to play the guitar a couple of times but have never been able to stick with it. Though a DIY type guy, I realize after using Justin Guitar that I just didn’t have enough guidance or short reachable goals in order to hold my interest and keep me encouraged. Still just a beginner, I can go at my own speed and see real results! I’ve never had a lot of hope in my playing the guitar or any musical instrument, for that matter, before now. I can play songs. See real palpable results and continue learning at my pace and the sky is the limit! Justin keeps it both real and fun and I just love that combination. It works for me!
Amazing Guitar Training
by DamienMonk on 2018/10/15 00:26
44 year old trying to learn guitar after dreaming about it since I was a kid. Could not afford to do it back then but now I can buy the best equipment available. Problem now was not knowing how to play. Tried some guitar lessons but life is too busy for progressing weekly like required by the live lessons. They are also much more cost. Justin’s videos are amazing and the app is amazing! I have come so much further using the videos and app than I had ever imagined. I didn’t hesitate to pay for the app because I really appreciate all the hard work that went in to making the lessons so easy to follow! Thanks You!!!
Justin Guitar beginners course
by *jflee* on 2019/04/17 02:24
Working with this application and support videos for about 4+ months. Owned my old Yamaha for about 40 years but never really had time to work much on lessons. I really appreciate Justin’s teaching style. His advice and sense of humor encourage students to develop skills before moving on. The song variety is set up to support repetitive learning. I wish I had access to this when I was twenty. This is a great way to learn on a persons own schedule. I look forward to working through this and the next course. It’s never to late to try to improve playing. I have enjoyed it immensely.
Outstanding
by FairwayJ on 2019/11/21 16:25
I know lots of people say “I don’t normally write reviews” well I don’t either. What an outstanding super instructive way to learn guitar. Justin is absolutely a genius when it comes to teaching. Very fluid, and even speaks to the pit falls most will face during the early stages of the guitar. Just began this today and am getting the A and D chords learned. I have always wanted to play guitar because I am a singer, but learning the guitar has always seemed overwhelming, and intimidating. With Justin’s help I now feel that the sky is the limit. I know it’s only day one but such advancements so quickly are already boosting my confidence.
Amazing resource
by musiclover111111111 on 2018/01/02 16:45
Bought a guitar 3 months ago, it was sitting in my living room stating me down for about 1 month before I finally picked it up to try and learn how to play. Tried Yousician first and it had me playing single notes, also seemed very glitchy and not a fun way to learn. Read about Justin Guitar on reddit, so I downloaded it and can play my first song “three little birds” by Bob Marley after 6 weeks. Never actually thought I would be able to learn being a bit older but Justin makes it very easy and actually fun! This is the cheesiest review ever but I’m just excited about finally learning an instrument.
Outstanding
by JackfrostAmerica on 2018/01/22 00:38
This app is simply outstanding. My guitar was sitting in a corner collecting dust for years, and then I found this app. Now I’m playing every day, I’ve learned how to play songs I love, and I can’t wait to learn more and have suddenly rediscovered a love for music. Justin’s method is extremely accessible and approachable, and makes learning comfortable at whatever level you are, even a rank beginner like me. The additions of advanced chords, and the updates with new songs and lessons make this app and the small subscription fee worth every penny and then some. Can’t recommend it enough.
Easy. Clear. Progress.
by thebeard23 on 2019/11/15 21:51
Not all great players make great coaches. Justin has a unique gift of making even the most difficult tasks, clear and simple. There are many great guitarist offering lessons; no one does it like Justin! I’ve learned to read music, understand how the major scales are constructed, and what chords fit within each scale in roughly a month. I’ve tried learning this stuff for years, and it’s always been like trying to see through a window covered in mud. I am incredibly grateful for Justin’s work, and recommend him to every guitarist I encounter! Jordan Solomon
Very good
by globglobglibbglowgob on 2019/01/20 12:42
Ran upon Justin’s website and started there. Got the app and finished the course a month ago. I took a year to finish it but could easily be completed in 2-4 months. This course has opened the door up to a place I’d never thought I’d be, playing guitar, making music, jamming with tracks, soloing, and happy....even if just a little bit...and I’m 51. I’m not a pro but I’m an intermediate.....haha. I do feel following the website version is a little more comprehensive, the app has the gadgets like one minute changes and such. Thanks Justin for making this possible.
Very nice app
by Stonehauler on 2019/06/27 17:06
At 45 years old, I’ve been trying to learn/teach myself guitar for 20+ years off and on. While some of it was the guitar I had initially, more was the lack of someone who could explain some of the things I could not pick out from the various music books I had. I’ve been playing various instruments since I was 5, and took band /organ lessons for 13 years, but guitar was different. Justin finally helped make sense of it all. I am sure there will be things I will struggle with, but so far, things are starting to click that just didn’t when I tried to figure it out on my own. Thanks Justin.
The lessons I was looking for
by Shawn Tuttle on 2018/09/07 01:33
I’ve learned a little from people in the past but they usually would talk way over my head which left me feeling like playing the guitar was inaccessible. I love how Justin breaks down the daunting adventure of learning how to play guitar. After a few weeks, I’m already seeing big progress thanks to the drills and tracking feature. I also appreciate being able to play songs I like =) He’s a great teacher in weaving together basic skills while keeping me moving forward and thereby keeping it interesting.
Fantastic and so much fun
by torpedo2k on 2019/05/16 00:44
My guitar journey started nine months ago. I am using Justin’s online instruction, this app, and theory course and have advanced to the Intermediate Level. This App has made learning chords, chord changes, and strums fun and easy. The tempo can be adjusted as well as the accompanying instruments. Now that I’m an Intermediate student, I’m revisiting songs to replace the open chords with barre chords and finger style. The music selection spans several decades and includes a recently expanded catalog of Pop, Rock, and Country. I’ve used the APP almost everyday and highly recommend.
Good but room for improvement
by Bhrntn on 2018/12/11 13:04
Have gone through six stages now. Missing pertinent content you will need to go find on website. App has lost my progress twice and had to start over once and mostly over second time. Since it locks more advanced items until you progress to them this is a huge annoyance. I love Justin and his lessons but there’s room to improve this app. The free website is better. The play along tracks here are worth it by themselves and the only reason you should pay for the app vs just using the site. Justin is five stars, this app is about a 3 so evens out at 4.
Even for a frustrated guy pushing 60!
by not so yet on 2018/09/21 11:00
I thought my ability to play the guitar later in life would be limited to over... my 15 year old son helped a lot including introducing me to youician.. but i couldn’t quite connect with the way it was structured. When i saw Justin on you tube and he had my playing Johnny cash almost immediately ... and strumming songs.. it thought Let time try his app.... Its been great I’m just at level 2 but I’m already playing about 20 songs so its really gets you going..thanks Justin!
Really great app
by Gizmo tech on 2019/11/24 18:19
I had some of Justin’s books and watched some of his videos but I using sort of a scatter shot approach. Having the app that keeps you organized is wonderful. Really love that you can track your one minute changes and see at a glance where you need to concentrate. There are a ton of great songs and lots of options (add or remove drums, vocals or guitar and speed it up or slow it down). I’ve had no issues with crashes or lost data. I use the app on my iPad.
I can play
by Unchained Parent on 2019/03/02 15:50
I’m a 35 year old who never picked up a guitar. After a few weeks with this app I was encouraged, and now after 10 months I can play. I had the app for probably 8 months before is paid a dime. In fact, I’m only on stage 4 and I can still just about any song I want and know that with a few more stages knocked out in the coming months I will have achievers a dream. The free stages are awesome - so get the app and you will not be disappointed.
Excellent content and approach. App could use work.
by K|Dubya on 2019/11/06 22:13
Justin’s approach has helped me improve my playing - particularly chord changes - in a short amount of time. The exercises uses have enough to keep me moving forward. The app is good but could use some improvement. Whenever I open the app it loads on Stage 1 instead of picking up where I left off. Also, I have the app on both my tablet and phone. However, my progress does not sync between them so I have to manually update my settings.
Keeps me coming back unlike any other guitar instruction
by imseastruck on 2019/04/20 00:16
I can’t recommend this enough for anyone wishing to learn guitar at your own pace. I feel as though I know Justin and am grateful each time I log in for his smiling face and voice, yes smiling voice — and his encouraging words. He really has convinced me that I can do this, that I can learn guitar if I put in the time and work. And gratefully, under his expert and kind tutelage, I am learning guitar and having a lot of fun doing it!
Never to late to enjoy guitar with Justin
by NHglo on 2018/12/23 11:41
Picking up guitar again after 40+ years and this time learning it right. Love the ease and gentle manner of Justin’s teaching. Just enough encouragement and push to get me through what I may have thought a difficult lesson. Breaking it all down to small short lessons with all the tools you ever need. Loving the learning with this app. Kudos to Justin for thinking of everything a student of any level needs.
Good app
by Baysideben on 2019/11/10 20:58
Good app overall. I purchased it because I wanted a way to keep track of my progress and also support Justinguitar. To make this app even better, I wish they would make it more comprehensive, so it includes all the content that is on the beginner’s course on the web site. They should also include sound training exercises, where you have to guess the note. Things like that would be easily implemented and make the app even better than it is.
Best learning app I’ve found
by Doog the mighty on 2019/11/10 01:37
After years of diddling with the guitar I finally decided I wanted to learn it for real. I bought books and games to teach me but found myself getting frustrated and I was ready to quit for good. After I read about Justin’s website I decided to give him a try. After a week of lessons I’m actually enjoying learning chords and playing songs! I can’t recommend this app enough.
Best way to learn guitar
by RunningCoachJim on 2019/04/05 21:22
I tried Guitar Tricks for almost a year without progress. Then I tried personal lessons for a few months, and all he wanted to do was try to impress me with his talents. Before giving up I tried Justin Guitar and now after three months my chord transitions are good enough to play songs, and I’m thinking of jamming with the praise band at church. Thanks to the one minute changes and the REAL music practice songs I’m now hooked for life.
The New Way to Learn Guitar
by Buffalo355 on 2018/11/12 17:47
I wanted to learn guitar but I didn’t want formal guitar lessons that I had little flexibility around. This app is perfect! It walks you through the beginning and intermediate phases is such a way that it’s not boring and I’m up and jamming to music that I like. When I bought an upgraded guitar the store manager thought that I had been playing for more like a year than the 4 months that I actually had.
Good teaching tool
by Pretty sweet stuff on 2018/01/18 19:26
If you are self motivated and can fit 20-30 minutes of practice in every day this is a great resource for learning guitar. The tools if used correctly and frequently can help you improve quickly and the videos are done well and explain things in a very understandable way. If you apply yourself and use this resource there is no reason you won’t become a proficient guitarist.
Great and getting better!
by bill Paradis on 2019/01/30 22:15
I’ve played piano most of my life. Took up guitar just two weeks ago. Wow. What a different instrument! Compared several ways to learn. Then I found Justin. Extremely personable, organized and knowledgeable. His free web site is packed with lessons and is complimented perfectly by his iPad app and his beginner book. I feel like I am in the best of hands. Seems step by step and makes sense. Go Justin!
Worth it so far!
by Yobyybvd on 2018/04/16 03:11
Just started about a week ago! I love it so far. For once I finally feel like I’m making progress with my electric guitar, I’ve had it for about two years now; never found the right course. Thank you Justin! I’m picking up my guitar everyday now thanks to this app right here! One request though, please get Kanye West’s song Heartless on here I would love to be able to learn it eventually!! 😆😆😆😆🙏🌻
It won’t take my money!
by Kiraface on 2018/10/07 07:24
I did the first stage and loved it, have been trying to buy the full version because I think it is super affordable and I want to support Justin, but every time I click purchase it just says processing and nothing happens. I have been using the website in the meantime which also has a lot of great features but I really do want to have the app for playing songs and keeping track of my progress easily!
Thank you Justin
by Catchme612 on 2019/09/29 00:01
Your app is empowering. I have been learning in conjunction with formal lessons and I love how much fun I have practicing with your app. After practicing with your program I feel a rush of hope and interest spark through my brain which brings me hope love and joy. You are an inspiration and I am so glad that I was pointed towards you as a first source of learning. Thanks again. Kind Regards, Lucas Buckingham
K.I.S.S.
by Eric De on 2018/02/15 00:39
Ive never commented on an app before but I guess that’s only bc I haven’t used an app that has actually made me want to. This one is different. Keep it simple stupid. That is exact what this app does, keeps it simple. I’m taking private lessons now but I could easily swap the private lessons out with this app and probably end up in better shape. I hope Justin is working on an intermediate lesson app. This was awesome/perfect.
Great program
by ricw w on 2019/08/04 20:05
One minute cord change part doesn’t keep up with lessons completed. My bad. It refuses to add the last chord I have learned. I love the lessons. Justin explains why to do something as well as how. Learning my way around the program has made it easier to navigate. It was operator error. It wouldn’t let me jump ahead just learning chords. I really like the program.
Organized and easy
by OG _BigZ on 2019/01/15 01:52
My New Years resolution is to play the guitar. Been looking for a way to learn step by step all the way from the beginning and this app is amazing for that. Start with your basic chords to transitions and then learning some songs. Also love how you get talked through with each step on the way. If I could I would give it more stars!
I’m finally learning to play guitar!
by Janetaile on 2018/08/19 06:11
I’ve been attempting to learn guitar for decades! I’m 61 years old and finally found the ticket to learning at my own pace and within my budget. Justin guitar is easy to follow and fun! I love being able to play songs with only knowing 2-3 chords! I now know 6 chords and can play quite a few songs. Give Justin Guitar a try- you won’t be sorry!
Never to old to learn something new
by busters buddy on 2018/07/22 21:27
I’ve always wanted to learn to play guitar, so a few months ago, I went out and bought one. My daughter told me about Justin’s app, so I played with it for a couple of days and then put my money down. I like the step by step progression and I like being able to see my progress. I’m excited to keep going.
Just started playing guitar
by Flyguy182 on 2019/05/24 02:31
I have absolutely no music background in terms of playing instruments & hv found this app to be very helpful. I haven’t made it very far in the lessons yet, but so far all of the instruction has been free. I just worry that as I get further along, payment will be required in order to unlock more advanced stages. Time will tell.
Love ❤️ the lessons!!
by rww131 on 2017/11/16 23:57
I’m 61 yrs. old and I decided to finally try and learn the guitar- it’s something I always wanted to do. I really had no success with a one on one teacher; I’ve tried different websites.. but in my opinion Justin’s site is the best. He explains EVERYTHING! And also gives you goals to shoot for in your practice time. All he asks in return is a donation..... I’m very grateful for this!!🎸🎸
The best beginner course out there
by SV Kintala on 2019/09/26 23:12
I’ve tried a lot of beginner courses for the guitar but when a friend recommended this one I pretty much stopped using all the rest. It’s easy to follow, comprehensive, and doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to being honest about how much work it takes to be good. Thanks for a great app and website!
Love the lessons, not the app...
by MagzPhil on 2018/04/23 03:35
So far I have loved the lessons and structure of this app. I went ahead and forked out the money for the full version, but it won’t let me access the songs. I’ve tried emailing with no response. I cannot progress in the app without “playing “ the songs and giving the 2 star ratings. Really upset that I’ve spent $60 dollars, received no response, and cannot move on. I’ve tried all the normal go-to fixes like restarting my phone, restarting the app, making sure everything is up to date. I’ve tried loading it on WiFi and LTE.... nothing
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