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Archive for June 2011

Monday, June 27, 2011

Just a visual recap of a great Guitar Gathering! You can view more photos, or upload some you took, on our Facebook Page or the Guitar Gathering 2011 Photo Gallery on our Forum.And a short video of Johnny Hiland playing for the group from his Blues Connection album:

Legacy Days Guitar Gathering 2011 Photo Recap

Thursday, June 16, 2011

This month's video is all about using a capo. There are tons of questions on the Student Support Forum about capos and lots of different capos out there to use, so it seems prudent to show how to use a capo and what it does to your sound!Enjoy,

June Video Tip: Using a Capo

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Guitar players love open chords.  The magical sound of open strings ringing is one of the few things that guitar players can do that no other instrument can replicate.  Open chords easy to play but unfortunately there are only in a few “guitar friendly” keys like G, D, A, & E. So, if you come across a song in a “non-guitar” it helps to use a capo to adjust th [...]

Capo Magic

Saturday, June 11, 2011

The Legacy Days Guitar Gathering is now very close to its third year! Each year, we've been the standard for a live guitar conference and workshop. This year, we were nominated for the Acoustic Guitar Player's Choice Awards for Best Music Camp and Workshop! (verdict is still out, but I have a good feeling!)We try hard to invite awesome guest guitarist to run the [...]

Guitar Gathering Early-Bird Registration Extended!

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Today marks what would have been Lester William Polsfuss, more commonly known as Les Paul, 96th birthday. Many of you may only think Les Paul is the name of a Gibson guitar, when in fact Les Paul was one of the most influential guitarist ever. Besides being a master at the instrument, Les pioneered the modern solid body electric guitar, which we all know made Roc [...]

Happy Birthday Les Paul!

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Name: Doug HerlovitchMy City: Brampton, Ontario, CanadaForum Username: Eracer_TeamMy Instruments/gear:2001 Gibson Les Paul Desert Burst Studio2008 Fender MIA Sienna Burst Strat1992 Vantage LP in Wine2006 Simon & Patrick Cedar Folk CW2009 Fender Jim Adkins Tele in Trans-black2006 Dean Edge4 Bass in Trans-redET-5 EL84  tube amp. ET-10 6L6/EL84 tube amp –coming [...]

Student Profile: Doug H.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

It's been over a month since the post on Session 6 and that is more time than is suggested in the Lesson Book so let's move on! Session 7 is all about Barre Chords. Barre Chords seem to give many people trouble and are often a major hurdle to get over. Don't fear though, while they may take a little more time to conquer, you can do it! (est. time 3 weeks)One secr [...]

Course Walk-Through: Session 7 – Barre Chords on the 6th String

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