Unravel the Mystery of Major and Minor Pentatonic Soloing pentatonic scale Dec 12, 2023

I'm here to unravel the mystery for you, the enigma that is major and minor pentatonic playing. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced guitarist, understanding the nuances of soloing and improvisation can take your playing to a whole new level. If terms like major and minor sound like Greek...

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The “Effing” F Chord chords Dec 08, 2023

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Playing the guitar is a journey filled with challenges and triumphs. One of the hurdles many guitarists face is mastering bar chords, specifically the elusive F major chord. In this blog post, I'll share valuable insights and techniques that will not only help...

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The One Technique to Master Any Strumming Rhythm strumming Dec 01, 2023

As a guitar enthusiast, I've always been captivated by the rhythmic magic that strumming brings to music. It's the heartbeat of a song, and mastering it can elevate your playing to a whole new level. Recently, I stumbled upon a technique that promises to unravel the complexities of strumming,...

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10 Most Common Beginner Guitarist Mistakes beginner Nov 25, 2023

As a seasoned guitar player with over four decades of teaching experience and a genuine passion for nurturing aspiring musicians, I've come to recognize some recurring stumbling blocks that many beginner guitarists often encounter. It's not uncommon for these pitfalls to impede progress and...

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How to Use & Play-Along with Jam Tracks! jam tracks Nov 18, 2023

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Hey there, fellow guitar enthusiasts! In this blog post, I want to delve into the exciting world of jam tracks and how they can become your secret weapon for improving your guitar skills and becoming a confident player. So, grab your guitar, and let's dive right into it!

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Why You Still Suck at Guitar motivation Nov 17, 2023

Greetings, my fellow enthusiasts of mastery and excellence. Today, I am compelled to have an earnest heart-to-heart conversation, one that may fundamentally alter the trajectory of your journey toward proficiency. Allow me to put on my 'Dad' hat and impart a crucial insight that has the...

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Fingerpicking for Beginners beginner fingerstyle guitar Nov 11, 2023

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As a seasoned guitar instructor, I've witnessed countless beginners grapple with the art of fingerpicking. But fear not, for I have discovered the ultimate technique that will have you fingerpicking within minutes – yes, literally within five minutes, or...

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Make Every Note Count motivation Nov 10, 2023

If you've ever felt like your guitar playing is lacking that certain spark, that magical quality that elevates it from ordinary to extraordinary, then you're not alone. I've been there too, feeling like my playing was falling flat, missing that special something that would make each note come...

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