7 Essential Rhythm Guitar Techniques
Strumming a chord sounds pretty good, but these rhythm guitar techniques truly bring a song to life! Guitar teacher Jerry W. shares the tricks you'll need to have up your sleeve...
Rhythm guitar is both easy to learn and hard to master. It is relatively easy to learn the open chords and strum along with someone as they sing. But what if you want to take your playing to the next level? What are some of the essential techniques that will help you become a more complete rhythm guitarist? Let me
100+ Online Tools and Resources for Musicians
Are you ready to take the music scene by storm? As a musician, youre well aware of how difficult it is to make a name for yourself or your band.
Practicing until the wee hours of the night, juggling several odd jobs, and traveling to play multiple gigs are just a few of the sacrifices you make as a musician.
Luckily, there are a ton of online music resources that can help make your life easier, including platforms that help you find gigs and websites that assist in promoting your band.
Quiz: What is Your Learning Style?
No matter what you're learning, your personality plays a big role! Everyone learns differently, and the strategies that work for one person may not work for another -- and that's OK!
Whether you're learning a new language or even picking up a new hobby, it's smart to keep your learning style in mind. That way, you're setting yourself up for success from the start!
So, what is your learning style? Take the quiz below to find out:
TakeLessons Community Shout Outs Week of 4/28/14
Each week, TakeLessons students and teachers send us their shout outs. Were thankful to be a part of this positive and thriving community, so wed like to share these messages with you. Here's this week's shout out!
Jeff S., who teaches guitar and songwriting in Perth Amboy, NJ, wrote to tell us about his student, Peter H., who will be performing in San Francisco on June 3rd as part of a 25th Anniversary Tiananmen Square Memorial. Peter will be debuting his original song, "Let Me See Again",
5 Things You Didn't Know About the Japanese Language
Learning Japanese can be fun, and it can also be useful for traveling or job hunting. No matter how old you are, picking up a new language is easier than you think, even a language like Japanese.
Here are five things you didn't know about the Japanese language.
1. Japanese Phonetics Are Easy to Learn
Japanese words are relatively easy to pronounce since there are only 46 different sounds. Learning to make these sounds is simple and easy to remember with practice.
Once you have maste