3 Alternate Tunings Every Guitarist Should Try
Did you know tuning your guitar a different way can open up tons of new possibilities in your playing? Guitar teacher James W. shares three of the most popular alternate guitar tunings you'll want to explore...
It is estimated that singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell created over 58 open tunings for guitar in her quest to create new songs over the course of her 50 year career in popular song. She was able to be remarkably inventive in her playing simply by experimenting with the guitars tuning.
Seven Easy Jazz Guitar Songs for Beginners
Interested in jazz but not sure where to begin? Jazz has a long history and a wide variety of subgenres -- it's easy to get lost in it all! Here, guitar teacher Dylan P. shows you seven easy jazz guitar songs to get you started...
Jazz music can sound very complicated, to say the least. It involves a combination of skills, including speed, precision, and endurance. There are many great jazz guitarists that can attest to that.
While advanced jazz can take quite a while to work
3 (Fun!) Summer Activities That Help Your Child Grow [Infographic]
Summer is here! With school out and the temperatures rising, no doubt your kids are excited to play. But beyond the summer camps, sleepovers, bike rides, and water balloon fights, stealthy parents know how to encourage activities that can actually help kids grow and learn!
Don't worry -- that doesn't mean workbooks or summer homework. We've got three fun summer activities in mind that kids will be excited to participate in, and ones that will build confidence at the same time.
4 Must-Read Summer Stock Theatre Audition Tips for Singers
Thinking of auditioning for summer stock theatre in your area? Here, voice and acting teacher Liz T. shares her tips for audition success...
Summer stock theatre is a tradition that started in the 1920s, in which talented actors, singers, and dancers from the big city would perform and work on their craft for an entire summer at a local theater, very common in New England and the Midwest. Today, summer stock is still alive and thriving, and is one of the most rewarding experiences a
11 Annoying Things People Say to Female Guitarists
Female guitarists rock just as hard, if not harder than some men, yet the things people say to us sound like they're straight from the 1950s!
Ladies, women, and girls, here are 11 of the most annoying things I've heard in my years of playing guitar. Maybe a few will sound familiar to you too?
1. Is that for your boyfriend?
Why do some people find it so unbelievable that you're carrying your own gear or shopping at Guitar Center for yourself?
2. You're pretty good for a girl.