5 Guitar Moves That Sound Hard But Are Actually Easy
Have you ever heard a guitar lick that sounded crazy complicated? Guitar teacher Christopher S. explains how some of the hardest sounding techniques can actually be easy once you try them...
When taking up the challenge of learning to play the guitar, I strongly recommend finding the skills and techniques that you are best at and using them to create the music you love.
There is an endless amount of sounds which you can create with the guitar, and if you have the skills to produce the
How to Write a Song When You Know Next to Nothing About Guitar
Even if you just started learning to play guitar, you already have the tools to write your first song. Guitar teacher Aimee B. shares how to get started...
You can write a song on guitar as early as after your first lesson or once youve learned a few basic chords. Whether you ultimately want to accompany your lead vocal, jam with others, or to be a wailing lead guitarist, you can, at anytime, write your own unique song.
So where do you begin? How do you write a song? Here's how to wr
A Fun Blues Guitar Exercise to Get You Started
If you're familiar with blues chords and ready to start trying your hand at some riffs, this exercise from guitar teacher Samuel B. will help you get the ball rolling...
As an instructor (and blues guitar afficionado), I'm keen on you developing a working knowledge of the blues. The blues is the musicological basis of all recognizable forms of American music (gospel, contemporary country, soul, rhythm & blues, bluegrass, early rock n roll, the list goes on). Therefore, said knowledge will
How to Play Guitar Like Prince | A Tribute to a Music Legend
The world was stunned on Thursday morning when news broke that music legend Prince had died at the age of 57.
Fans, celebrities, and fellow musicians took to Twitter to share their reactions, memories, and condolences. Shortly after, various tributes sprung up all over the internet, as the world mourned the music icon.
One of the best ways to honor the late star is to share his (many)talents. Celebrate Prince and learn to play his famous guitar licks in this video from Jonathan B...
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