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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Big Mistake That’s Slowing Down Your Chord Transitions

In order to effortlessly transition chords so you can play your favorite songs you need to do 3 things: 1) Change your mindset on guitar chord fingerings. There usually is more than one way to finger a chord and you’ll need to memorize the common ones. These alternate fingerings help you with the next part

 
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5 Things You Probably Don’t Do (But Should) When You Practice Guitar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6ZrPxStPAw NOTE: Want to see how JamPlay helps you get way better at guitar? Try it free for 7 days! Click here to grab a no-hassle trial now. 1: You need to have a goal when you practice guitar. Get a song, a guitar hero, even a riff… and work towards mastering it. It helps

 
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