I hope this article will help some students of guitar be able to assess their abilities accurately. Even if you are a beginner. I’ve taught a lot of guitar lessons and once in a while there are students who never… Read More »Don’t ever compare yourself to other guitar players, there’s a better way!
There are students once in a while that even they are playing fine, they can strum songs, finger pick, even solo a bit and with good timing and still “feel like they can’t really play. You may “feel” this way… Read More »I “feel” like I can’t play, maybe this guitar thing is not for me?
A Guitar Practice Plan that guarantees success! Do you know what makes a great guitar player play great? If you could sit and watch the process that guitar pros used to get good fast and then become great you would… Read More »A Guitar Practice Plan that guarantees success! A 5 step plan
Bass is the heartbeat of music, heartbeat of the band. The foundation of the groove. Not only heard but felt. What would Motown and many other songs sound like without the Bass line. Holds things together like glue. Links the Harmony (the chords) with the rhythm (the groove).
Songs are made up of chords and all the notes relate to the chords. As the chord progression moves along the notes change but relate to the chords as they come along. A Bass player sets up the chord for other players by choosing notes that lead smoothly from one chord to the next. Lock in with the drummer. Use a metronome to develop a great sense of time. Learn to create rhythms, where to place the notes for the groove in relation to the beat.Read More »
He first reason I believe you need a guitar teacher is because of the poor result I’ve seen from students who tried to teach themselves. I’ve not seen any one become a great guitar player watching You Tube videos or… Read More »Why do I need a Guitar Teacher, I’ve got You Tube?
From teaching so many different age groups, genders and skill levels I realize most of us have the same fears when it comes to practicing guitar, improving and performing. When first started I remember taking a few lessons and really… Read More »Don’t fear these things, Guitar Players!
My number one tip is to find a guitar instructor who can definitely guide you in every step of this process. This is not an overnight process but you can progress pretty quickly with the right system. I don’t believe… Read More »How to build speed and play clean, fast guitar solos!
I always check in with students and try to see how they “feel” about their guitar playing. Most of my students get a great result and continue to progress. Once in a while I’ll see a student that’s just not… Read More »Motivation come with doing, pick up your guitar and play!