How to Strum Chords Cleanly PLUS Muting Technique beginner strumming Jan 09, 2024

As a passionate guitarist, I've often found myself captivated by the effortless strumming of my favorite players, effortlessly maneuvering through four, five, and six-string chords without a single unwanted note ringing out. If you've ever wondered how to achieve that level of precision and...

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The Most Popular Strumming Pattern Ever for Guitar beginner strumming Jan 05, 2024

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As a guitar enthusiast, I've always been fascinated by the magic that strumming patterns bring to a piece of music. The intricate dance between down strokes and up strokes creates the rhythmic backbone that transforms a simple chord progression into a captivating...

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#1 Blues Scale Pattern You MUST Know and Dominate blues scales Jan 02, 2024

As a seasoned guitarist with almost 40 years of experience, I've delved into countless solos, unraveling the secrets that make them timeless and iconic. One recurring theme that stands out is the reliance on a particular position – a position that I consider the cornerstone of blues guitar...

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The Only Two Scales You Need On Guitar beginner scales Dec 29, 2023

The world of scales can be both exciting and overwhelming. With hundreds of scales to explore, it's easy to get lost in the intricacies. However, in my musical journey, I've discovered that amidst this vast sea of options, two scales stand out as indispensable tools for any guitarist: the major...

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The Number System - in Under 10 minutes! nashville number Dec 26, 2023

As a musician, delving into the intricate world of music theory can be both daunting and exhilarating. Today, I want to introduce you to a game-changing concept that can transform the way you perceive chords and progressions: the Nashville Number System. In less than 10 minutes, we'll explore...

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Top 5 Beginner Guitar Must-Knows beginner practice Dec 22, 2023

Hello, fellow guitar enthusiasts, both new players and those who might be feeling a bit stuck in their musical journey. Having spent four decades immersed in the world of guitars, both playing and teaching, I feel compelled to share the five critical elements that every novice guitarist should...

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Changing Strings on a Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar strings Dec 19, 2023

It's Friday night, and I found myself in need of a string change for my trusty Stratocaster. As I played my guitar, I realized it was sounding a bit dull. What better time than now to change the strings? And why not turn on the camera and take you through the process step by step? So here we...

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Fix Chord Changes w/ One Concept chord transitions Dec 15, 2023

Being an avid guitar player, I've always reveled in the joy of strumming my favorite chords. However, one can't deny the challenges that come with transitioning smoothly from one chord to another. If you've ever faced this struggle, fret not – pun intended. In a recent video, I delivered a...

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