3 Things Nobody Told Me About Beginning Guitar
What are the secrets guitarists might not tell you about beginning guitar? Guitar teacher Matthew K. shares his discoveries about the guitar from early in his musical journey...
I remember the day I went to the store with my father and picked up my first guitar. It was an Ibenez Stagestar with a tiny 10 watt Crate amp, and I couldnt have been more excited to get home and try it out. Dreams of being on stage in front of thousands filled my mind, but I knew it would be hard work just to get co
A Song of Guitar Effect Pedals and G.A.S. | Tips for Buying Guitar Equipment
With so much equipment available for guitar players, how do you know what's worth your hard-earned money? In this guest post, North Wales, PA teacher Nathan D. shares what you need to know about finding the best guitar effects pedals and more...
In the never-ending quest for the guitar tone of their dreams, guitarists will spend countless hours experimenting with pickups, cables, amps, speakers, and much more. And at some point if you have an electric guitar, you'll get the uncontro
Guitar for Beginners: 5 New Year's Resolutions for Learning Guitar
Make this year your most musical year yet with these excellent new year's resolutions for learning guitar for beginners by guitar teacher Kirk R....
Pick Up Your Guitar Everyday
To some this may seem daunting, and to others it might sound obvious.
Regardless of which side of that youre on, getting your hands on your guitar often is an important step in learning, especially when youre just starting out.
This is true in most other areas of study as well, but if youre learning to w
How Long Does it Take to Learn How to Play Guitar?
Do you want to start guitar lessons but you're wondering how long it will take you to see the payoff? Or, have you already started and you're wondering if you're really making progress? Guitar teacher Peter M. shares just how long it really takes most students to learn guitar...
This age old question has been asked by nearly all of my students for as long as Ive been teaching: how long will it take to learn how to play guitar? Will it take a week? A month? A year? Longer?
And the answer i
5 Ways To Prepare For Bluegrass Guitar Lessons
Starting bluegrass guitar lessons is fun and exciting, and odds are you'll have a lot to learn! Guitar teacher Samuel B. shares a few things you'll want to do before you get started...
Bluegrass is as much a piece of American musical culture as jazz, blues, country, gospel and early rock and roll. All of these styles (save for jazz) are based on the same three chords: C, F and G7th. Three of these styles (blues, country and gospel) are based on a slow rhythm that allows the guitarist room to ex