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New – Get The SongBike Blues Guide e-book for FREE!

What’s in the Blues Guide? You’ll find TAB for classic songs, riffs, turnarounds, shuffle patterns, and scales. These are simple, classic and PROVEN Blues Lessons that I have used with my students for years. Here are some examples:

  • “Smokestack Lightnin’ ” by Howlin’ Wolf
  • “Hoochie Coochie Man” by Muddy Waters
  • “Boom Boom” by John Lee Hooker
  • “Crossroads” by Eric Clapton
  • “Green Onions” by Booker T & The MGs
  • “I’m Tore Down” by Freddie King

Everything is structured so you can make real progress and get the most out of your practice time.

You’ll also get free, easy access to the accompanying video!

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The Strum Pattern Bible

Here is the MOST comprehensive guide to strumming your guitar, illustrated by 90+ songs you know and love!

Learn how to strum and finger-pick ALL of the most popular and practical patterns including:

  • Classic Songwriter Patterns
  • Blues & Boogie Patterns
  • Riff-Based Patterns
  • 6/8 Time Patterns
  • and many more!


Learn more and view video here.

The Guitar – Year One

This e-book is the third in my “Structure & Success” series of e-books for those starting out on the guitar, and is the best way to spend your first twelve months on the guitar!

Developed over 30 years of full-time guitar teaching, this book contains dozens of pages of TAB, tips and photos with an accompanying video right here at SongBike!

  • 16 Chords You Have To Know
  • Finger-Picking 101
  • Classic Blues Rhythm Guitar
  • Music Theory Simplified
  • …and much more!


Learn more and view video here.

Also available: Week One and Month One

My New Printed Book is Available!

Published by Hal Leonard Publications, this book is 48 pages with accompanying video!

Includes The D-C-G Trick, The Universal Riff Trick, The One-Finger Blues Trick, The Power Chord – Scale Trick and many more!

While the book has each example notated, the accompanying videos show you exactly what you need to do, so music reading isn’t required!


Learn more and view promo video here.

The Complete Christmas Songbook e-book

Over 30 holiday classics each arranged for any guitarist:

  • A beginner can find satisfaction in playing the simple melodies.
  • A “chord strummer” can accompany their own voice or carolers.
  • As a duo, two players can share the chords and melodies for the sweet sounds only guitars can create.
  • And ultimately an individual player can combine chords and melody as a soloist.

Video and lyrics included!

Holiday special – free Blues Guide e-book!

Learn more about Christmas Songbook and view video here.

More E-Books

All e-books can be downloaded immediately after purchase, and include accompanying videos!

Click on any book to learn more and see accompanying video.


Song Bike membership has a LOT to offer: tons of exclusive videos not available on YouTube: Strumming Patterns, Blues, Rock, Country, Finger-Picking, Music Theory and a LOT MORE!

Check out this introduction video →

1-on-1 Online Lessons With Jonathan

I am now offering one-on-one online lessons – let’s get started!