3 Beautiful Fingerpicking Patterns for Acoustic Guitar
Love the gentle, pretty sound of fingerpicking on an acoustic guitar? Guitar teacher Jerry W. shares three simple fingerpicking patterns you can use to start making beautiful music today...
Many guitar players focus only on strumming patterns or guitar solo licks and miss out on the beauty and simplicity of fingerpicking. Although fingerpicking can be quite complex, a lot of music can be played with just a few simple fingerpicking patterns. Since most music is written with four beats per me
5 Contemporary Songs for the Piano, Guitar, and Voice
Practicing any song on the piano can be fun at first, but after a while playing the same songs by yourself can be a bit boring. Why not find some songs for the piano, guitar, and voice? You can perform for others in a talent show or an open mic night, or just for yourselves and have a good jam session!
With any of the songs for the piano, guitar, and voice, your music teacher can help you with some pointers, and might even be able to teach you the chords by listening to the song. Be sure to ask
What Should I Look For in a Guitar Teacher for My Child?
One of the most important factors in guitar lessons for kids is finding the right teacher. Guitar teacher Raymond L. shares his secrets for finding a great teacher for your child...
In my opinion one of the first qualities, you, as a parent, have to look for in a guitar teacher is that they inspire your child and help them develop a profound love for this beautiful musical instrument.
If your guitar teacher does not inspire your child, very likely they won't be able to motivate your child
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.
10 Talented Guitar-Playing Kids Who Will Blow You Away
These guitar-playing kids are sure to inspire you, motivate you to practice guitar, and make you smile!
1. Zoe, Age 7
At just seven years old, this "sweet child" is well on her way to being the next Slash!
2. Jeremy, Age 8
Jeremy masterfully improvises a rock medley of Eruption by Eddie van Halen, Paranoid by Black Sabbath, and The Final Countdown by Europe.
3. Michael, Age 12
One of the best things about Michael's playing is how much fun he's having!
4. Tina, Age 14