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SONG SQUAD

Learn to play neo-soul fingerstyle guitar

Welcome to Song Squad. We’ve crafted a collection of easy-to-play tunes, just for you.

Up your Instagram Game

Our songs are written with social media in mind – they are short, groove-based, and quick to learn. We're here to help you level-up both your guitar playing, and your Instagram game.

Keep your Playing Fresh

We’ll be regularly adding new songs to keep you motivated and inspired.

Join Our Community

We'll be featuring your covers on our Instagram channels, which have over 300K followers combined. When you cover a song, use our hashtag system to be found, and also to see how other guitarists are covering Song Squad tunes.

What is included?

  • HD video for each song
  • TAB and music notation
  • InstantNotation – synced music notation

Your Instructor


PickUp Education
PickUp Education

Our in-house Pickupjazz courses are taught by NYC-based guitarist, Sam Blakelock.

Blakelock shares hard earned advice in humorous, easy-to-digest chunks with his students.

He completed his Master of Music in guitar in NYC under the tuition of Lage Lund (Marie Schneider) & Paul Bollenback (Joey DeFrancesco) and now performs regularly in Brooklyn and Manhattan while maintaining a busy touring schedule abroad. Blakelock is the founder of @pickupjazz, a 250K Instagram music community. His own Instagram page @samblakelock has over 70K fans. Over time he has developed a unique, step-by-step approach to learning guitar.



Class Curriculum


  INTRODUCTION
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  Everyday Smile
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  Yeet-bix Moon
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  Tick the Box
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  Surfing on Ice 🏄
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  Along for the Ride
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  Church!
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  Cloud Gazer
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  Down for Whatever
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  WHAT'S NEXT?
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  YOUR TURN
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Frequently Asked Questions


How long is Song Club?
Song Club starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced – you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to Song Club for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with Song Squad?
We would never want you to be unhappy, If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us (hello@pickupjazz.com) in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
I'm a beginner, is this for me?
Yes, we have a range of songs with varying difficulties.
Will I get featured on @pickupjazz?
We review every cover of a Song Squad song, using our unique hashtag system. Covering a song does not guarantee you a feature on pickupjazz – your cover needs to be super creative, and well filmed, for us to feature you.

Get started now!