Watch the Groove & Melody Interplay online guitar lesson by Christie Lenée from Creative Fingerstyle Guitar for Songwriters

Understanding the interplay between groove and melody are part of what make great guitar arrangements, and exploring fun grooves can make simple melodies or progressions come alive with very little effort. Play around with a simple progression using a few new grooves and patterns, and before you know it, you're building a great song idea with might otherwise be a repetitive exercise.