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These Might Just Be The Best 10 Tips For Guitar Players Ever

In my capacity as a guitar teacher I hear lots of excuses, including the time-worn “I don’t have the talent.” Talent, schmalent. While we can’t all be Hendrix, you can get pretty damn close if you follow these basic guidelines: 10. Learn the notes on the fretboard There’s a lot of them but you don’t

 
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Faux Slide Guitar Lick

In this lick, the constant bending and the moving around of just one phrase to create a chromatic yet bluesy feel is nicely placed with other, more controlled licks. If you enjoyed this lesson you’re going to love Chris Liepe’s live blues guitar course! Click here to learn more about it. Register by February 4th

 
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Barre Chords Unlock 1000’s Of Songs On Guitar

(NOTE: Learn the 10 barre chord shapes that every beginner guitar player must know. These chord shapes unlock thousands of songs on guitar because you can play 120 chords with just 10 shapes. Grab it for free here.) Quick! Play a G sharp chord. I’ll wait … It’s easy to come up with a G

 
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Go Gently Into The World Of Barre Chords

Quick! Play a G sharp chord. I’ll wait … It’s easy to come up with a G chord but sharp chords can be more elusive unless you know barre chords. Before you run screaming from the room, stay with me. Barre chords are gifts from the gods and they can really benefit your playing. And

 
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Is This The Fastest Way To Learn New Strumming Patterns?

Strumming is important, whether you’re a country song slinger or a metal goddess. That one-size-fits-all strum was good enough to start with but dude, you’ll put your jam group to sleep and forget about that open mike. With the same strum pattern every song will sound alike, from Hank Williams to KISS. Start on a

 
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50 Odd Guitars

 
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9 Undeniable Reasons You Need To Get Back Into Guitar (#4 Will Surprise You)

So you’ve set your guitar down. You gave it your all, and at some point decided to leave it behind while you went on with life and tried new things. However, for those of us, much like you, who have music pumping through our blood, you probably miss playing. There’s something about having and holding

 
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5 Reasons Playing Guitar Over 50 Can Benefit Your Health

We’ve all heard the excuses for why you’re not picking up the guitar. One excuse that we’ve often heard is that it’s too late to start playing. Whether it be due to age, health, etc. you’re convinced that you’ve missed your shot to learn how to play guitar. Luckily there’s people like us, who are

 
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How to Deal with Frustration when Learning Guitar

Learning how to play the guitar is a blast! Everything is a mystery and every day is a new revelation! But learning and practicing guitar can also be frustrating. We need to understand that frustration is not something external, we create it ourselves. If we can create it, then we can surely beat it too.

 
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Are You Making These Guitar Practice Mistakes?

There’s a big lie that guitar players tell themselves. Have you ever gone to play something on guitar that you could play a few days ago but it sounds like complete crap now? …like you can’t even play guitar. It’s depressing. And nothing will de-motivate you more than feeling like you aren’t making progress. Newbies

 
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Improve Your Guitar Playing

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