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Training Your Ear: Three Easy Tips for Beginner Guitarists

Every guitarist needs a handful of things to be successful that have nothing to do with their instrument or equipment. Drive and focus are no-brainers, but there is one thing that sometimes gets overlooked: the ability to really listen to music — to the intervals, chords, scales, and rhythms. Listening in this way trains your ears, making

 
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When Your Bucket List Calls: Four Great Reasons to Start Taking Guitar Lessons NOW

Call it what you want: a “Lifetime To-Do List”, the “Things I’ll Get Around To Someday List” or, simply, your “Bucket List”. It doesn’t matter who you are, everyone has one, and odds are pretty good that learning to play an instrument is on it. How can we be so certain? Well, a Gallup Poll

 
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Top Five Questions Asked By Beginner Guitarists

So you’ve decided to take up the guitar – great choice! As with any new adventure, there are going to be a lot of questions that arise as you get started, and in your first few months of playing and learning. That’s what we’re here for! Let’s take a look at the questions that are

 
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Best Electric Guitars for Beginners

(NOTE: Want unbiased comparisons of the top guitar brands and models? Get JamPlay’s 2017 Guitar Buyer’s Guide here for free!) So, you want to play guitar and you want it to be loud. We like that about you. While a lot of beginning guitar players choose an acoustic guitar as their first instrument, there’s something

 
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Best Acoustic Guitar for Beginners

(NOTE: Want unbiased comparisons of the top guitar brands and models? Get JamPlay’s 2017 Guitar Buyer’s Guide here for free!) When you find yourself in the market for a guitar the options can be mind-bending. There are a lot of great guitars out there and it’s really easy to get distracted. The simple fact is

 
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Four Reasons You Should Learn to Play Guitar Online

So, you’re thinking about taking guitar lessons. Great idea! You’ve got the list covered: Guitar: Check! Amp: Check! Picks, cables and a bad-ass (Super-Cool?) guitar-playing stance: Check! Check! Check! Now What? Tradition would most likely dictate that you go out and find the best local teacher to show you the ropes and turn you into

 
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