Friday, January 11th, 2013
How long does it take to become a guitarist? This article is about becoming the genuine article… 30 minutes at a time. If you’re like most people, practicing is something you don’t have unlimited time for. So you want to make the most of every minute. But, there’s so much to learn that many people [...]
Thursday, August 9th, 2012
Simple triads offer some of the most grand riff possibilities (as the great Eric Johnson has shown us). This week’s video tip dives into how we can use these great little riffs in our own playing.
Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
Tone. It’s the guitar player’s holy grail. Those who have it are instantly recognizable. Have you ever listened to a player and said, “Man, he sounds so great. How does he get that tone?” It doesn’t matter whether you play acoustic or electric, the sound of a great guitar can turn a few simple notes [...]
Wednesday, July 4th, 2012
Spice up your blues playing with these classic blues double stop licks! Learn a couple of great licks that are “gig-ready” and can be immediately added to your own blues playing.
Monday, May 14th, 2012
I know, I know… You’re excited about learning the guitar and this time “you’re going to do it right”. You’ve made a little vow to yourself that goes something like this… “I won’t move on until every note is perfect!” BEWARE… PERFECTIONISM CAN BE A TRAP! Perfectionism can dampen your enthusiasm and hamper your learning. [...]