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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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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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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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Enter To Win A Taylor 510e-FLTD Guitar And More!

Are you a Dread head? Enter for a chance to win a Taylor 510e-FLTD Dreadnought guitar, Prime Tone™ picks from Dunlop, and a year of online guitar lessons from Jamplay.com. ENTER HERE

 
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Learn Guitar Online VS Private Teacher

Ever wonder what it really costs for an in-person guitar teacher? This article gives you a complete breakdown of costs associated with private guitar teachers as well as a more affordable alternative. Here are the in-person costs for a year of guitar lessons: $3,840 per year 2 hours per week 2080 miles traveled $1,000 in

 
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