What I've Learned From 7 Famous Guitarists Who Almost Gave Up
"Making it" as a musician isn't always easy -- but it's also not impossible! In this guest post, Ged Richardson from Zingstruments shares what he's learned from seven famous guitarists who overcame the odds...
Tired of getting knocked back? Feeling like your time as a world-famous guitarist will never come? Downright depressed about trying to make it in the music industry?
Yup. I know the feeling. Its exhausting, isnt it?
But heres the thing: what youre feeling is com
How to Play Jazz Guitar Scales | 10 Scales Every Guitarist Should Know
You don't have to be a big jazz fan to boost your guitar skills with some jazz techniques. In this guest post, Matt Warnock from mattwarnockguitar.com teaches you 10 must-know jazz guitar scales.
Even if youve never played jazz guitar before, youve probably come across numerous articles and lessons exploring jazz guitar scales.
There seems like an endless mountain of scales to learn when exploring jazz on the fretboard, and they all come with strange names and sound even stranger.
7 of the Best Bass Guitar Songs
Dreaming of playing the bass? Get inspired with this list of the best bass guitar songs, as chosen by Jamaica Plain, MA teacher Christopher S...
This article is written for all those bass players out there who are looking for their staple bass lines in the musical world. I am a guitarist, however, I began my musical journey on the deep grounding sounds of the bass. I played the bass in numerous bands throughout high school and college and it has always been an instrument that has resonated wi
Exercises for Practicing Guitar Chords
There are several ways to master the technique of changing chords, so lets look at a couple of exercises using basic guitar chords. The basic guitar chords are C, D, Dm, E, Em, F, G, A, and Am. Some instructors add C7, D7, E7, G7, A7 and B7. The F chord is always the most difficult for the beginning guitar player because you hold two strings down with one finger.
Ideally, you want your basic guitar chords to sound clean and crisp no muffled strings. Keep practicing the individual chords un
How Walk Off The Earth Got A Record Deal On YouTube
From going viral on YouTube to touring the world, Walk Off The Earth has made an impressive mark on the music scene, and from the looks of it they are just getting started. Their album Sing It All Away will be released this month, and the band has been touring heavily in anticipation of this release.
Singer and guitarist Ryan Marshall gave us a call this week to talk about his inspirations, life on the road, and his complicated relationship with country music.
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