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…


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…


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…


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…


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.…


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…


Learn guitar after 50

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…


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…


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…