JamPlay

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JamPlay
Type of site
Privately held company
Available in English
Founded 2006
Headquarters Beavercreek, Ohio, US
Created by Jeff Booth, Chris Dawson, Kevin Wimer
Industry Education, mobile applications
Services Guitar lessons
Revenue $4.1 million (2013)[1]
Website www.jamplay.com
Registration Required
Users 404,363
Current status Active

JamPlay is an online instructional guitar-playing subscription service.[2][3] The company was founded in Beavercreek, Ohio in 2006 by Kevin Wimer, Jeff Booth and Chris Dawson.[4][5] From 2010 to 2013, the company’s revenue rose from $2 million to $4.1 million, a 105 percent growth.[1]

JamPlay streams videos of guitar lessons and live chats with music teachers.[6] It has over 4,000 lessons from 70 professional instructors including musicians such as Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, Steve Stevens,[7] Robb Flynn, Phil Demmel,[8] Glen Drover,[9] Rex Brown, Andy James and Mike Mushok.[10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "JamPlay.com". Inc. Magazine. Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ Dunn, Claire (November 20, 2014). "Always wanted to learn an instrument?". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  3. ^ "JamPlay Guitar Pack". 148Apps. Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  4. ^ Harrah, Erica (December 20, 2012). "JamPlay.com brings guitar lessons just a mouse click away". Dayton Daily News. Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  5. ^ Stephens, Caleb (August 20, 2014). "Inc. 5000 list features 19 from Dayton region (and region is home to fastest growing company in Ohio)". Dayton Business Journal. Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Instruments of mass delight". The Economist. October 13, 2014. Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Is JamPlay any good?". Top Guitars. April 7, 2014. Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  8. ^ "MACHINE HEAD Offering Video Guitar Lessons Via JamPlay". December 31, 2013. Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  9. ^ Drover, Glenn (February 3, 2015). "JamPlay with Glen Drover: Mysterious Harmonic Minor Walk Down". Guitar World. Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  10. ^ "JamPlay with Andy James: Three Pentatonic Hybrid-Picked Runs to Increase Speed and Dexterity". Guitar World. April 28, 2014. Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Staind Guitarist Mike Mushok Offering Online Lessons". Audio Ink Radio. August 6, 2013. Retrieved July 24, 2015.