Quartet Gospel Guitar: Foundation and application

Learn chord structures, riffs, licks, and how to apply it all within a song

In this course, Chris takes you through the ins and outs of understanding Quartet Gospel guitar playing.

You’ll learn the fundamentals and how to apply them to songs. Chris will take you step-by-step through quartet licks, chords and theory, along with a discussion of composition ideas.

Finally, Chris demonstrates how to play with another guitar player without getting in each other’s way — a skill every musician should have.



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Total time: 60 minutes across 9 parts

· Introduction Free preview
· Mid tempo in E minor
· Walk down in C
· Application of licks
· Inversions
· Playing with two guitarists pt. 1
· Playing with two guitarists pt. 2
· Quartet drive in E
· Inspiration and listening

About Chris Payton

Chris was captured by music when he first picked up the guitar at age four. By applying himself and absorbing as much as possible from his influencers, he soon had a reputation for processing talent beyond his years. He began playing professionally in his early teens. By age 21, he established himself as one of America’s youngest, most prominent guitarists.

Chris’ professional experience spans several genres, including R&B, gospel, soul, hip hop, pop, alternative, jazz and blues. He has supported major acts including Robin Thicke, Ludacris, Kendrick Lamar, The Soul Seekers, Faith Evans and T.I. He’s made multiple on-air musical appearances on shows such as Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Grammys, Good Morning America, The Tonight Show and more, and he is a highly sought-after session musician and composer.

About Soundslice

Soundslice is the ultimate learning and practice environment for music.

Our site gives you sheet music (and tablature) that’s synced with real audio/video recordings. That means you’ll be listening to real performances as you work through material — giving you insight into the human elements of music that couldn’t possibly be notated.

Use our simple-yet-powerful tools to explore music deeply. Slow down audio/video without changing pitch; loop sections simply by dragging across notation. It’s seamless and beautiful.

When you buy, you get instant access. Everything works in your web browser, with nothing to download or install. Works on tablets and smartphones, too.

Best of all, a majority of the proceeds goes directly to the instructor, not to a faceless corporation. Thanks for supporting musicians!