3 Things Every Guitarist Needs To Know About Songwriting
Writing a song can be one of the most satisfying experiences you'll have with your instrument! Guitar teacher Samuel B. shares three things every guitarist should know about writing a song on guitar...
As a teacher, having you develop the ability to express yourself is my number one goal. Playing guitar solos is one form of personal expression. Writing songs is another. If you've never written a song, you might think of songwriting as something that only a few special people can do. In realit
What is Guitar Technique? And Why Does it Matter?
What's the deal with guitar technique anyway? Guitar teacher Alexander A. explains a few of the fundamentals and why they are so important...
If your teacher is cracking the whip every lesson because your hands arent in the proper position you may be asking yourself, Does my guitar teacher hate me? The answer is no at least, I certainly hope not! More than likely, your teacher is trying to make you a better player by guiding you to play with good technique.
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In-Person, Online, or DIY: Whats the Best Way to Learn Guitar?
The guitar is a beautiful instrument which lends itself flawlessly to expression and creativity. Adaptable and versatile, it allows the intent and emotion of the artist to flow through it, AND its easy to begin. After learning only a few easy chords you can not only play songs, but write them! Once you get the hang of it, playing guitar allows you to emulate your heroes. Many of your favorite songs are simple to learn on guitar, and its a wonderful feeling to play for your friends and family.
Intro to Parts of a Guitar
Do you know your head from your output jack? Whether you're playing acoustic or electric, knowing the parts of a guitar will help you communicate about your instrument and learn to be a better player. Get ready to dive in to this guitar guide and make a vow never to mix up your neck and your fingerboard again!
Let's start at the top, or the head, of your guitar. You'll find your tuning keys attached to the head of your guitar. These can be turned to loosen or tighten each string and adjust th
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
"Stairway to Heaven" has one of the most famous guitar solos of all time, and this young guitarist handles it like a pro.
3. Michael, Age 12
One of the best things about Michael's playing is how much fun he's having!
4. Tina, Age 14
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