Top 5 Things Every Intermediate Guitar Player Should Know caged system nashville number Nov 01, 2023

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Hello, fellow guitar enthusiasts! Today, I want to share with you what I consider to be the top five essentials that every intermediate guitar player should know. These insights come from my 35-plus years of teaching and playing the guitar, both one-on-one with students and through...

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These 2 Techniques Cure All Your Chord Transitioning Troubles chord transitions Oct 30, 2023

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If you're a newbie or an intermediate guitarist struggling to smoothly transition between chords, you're in the right place. As a guitar teacher with years of experience, I've witnessed countless students grappling with this challenge. The frustration is real, but fear not! In this...

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Spice Up Blues Lead Guitar with 4 New Notes blues lead guitar Oct 27, 2023

Are you tired of your blues scale phrasing sounding stale? Are you looking for that extra spark to elevate your guitar playing? Look no further. Today, I'm excited to share with you an incredible insight that transformed the way I approach the blues scale. Four new notes, strategically placed...

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How to Use Scales Over Chords chords scales Oct 25, 2023

As a lifelong guitarist and music enthusiast, I've always been fascinated by the intricate relationship between scales and chords in music. Today, I'm excited to share some insights into this concept, providing a 30,000-foot view that even beginners can grasp. We'll explore the fundamental...

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2 Scales Every Guitar Player Should Know pentatonic scale scales Oct 23, 2023

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Today, I want to dive into two essential scales that every musician, especially guitar players, should have in their toolkit: the pentatonic scale and the major scale. These two scales are not just random choices; they are fundamental building blocks of music theory, and mastering...

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Blues Lead Guitar - Call & Response blues jam tracks Oct 20, 2023

Refer to the lesson below for guidance on how to best utilize Visual Jam Tracks like the example above.

 

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Learning to play the lead guitar is often seen as an intimidating task, shrouded in complex music theory, daunting scales, and bewildering techniques....

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The #1 Variable That Will Make or Break You as a Guitar Player motivation Oct 18, 2023

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As a guitar enthusiast and teacher, I've had the privilege of interacting with countless students, both in person and online, over the years. I've seen them at different stages of their guitar-playing journey, and I've observed a common variable that can significantly impact whether...

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Why Are My Fingers Hurting When I Play the Guitar beginner finger pain Oct 16, 2023

 

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Playing the guitar has been an incredible journey for me, but I vividly remember the initial hurdle: finger pain. If you're just starting out, you might be experiencing discomfort in your fingertips too. In this summary, I'll share my insights into why your fingers might hurt...

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