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Getting Started with Alternate Picking and the Long Road to Speed

Getting Started with Alternate Picking and the Long Road to Speed As a teacher, one thing I get asked a lot by students as they get to the point of starting to learn lead guitar, or even more complex riffs, is how do I go FASTER? So, by this point you’ve been playing a few […]

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3 Smart Practice Tips For Guitar Players

Whether you are just starting out or you’re an experienced guitar player, practice time is crucial. Research has shown that, in order to reach a professional level, an average of four hours of practice every day over the course of ten years is required. That may seem like a huge amount of time, but the quality of […]

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What Songs Can You Play (with the Chords You Already Know)?

Many beginners on the guitar and ukulele run into a familiar problem. They find themselves stuck, playing the same tune again and again. Getting good at that target song isn’t very hard. After all, most beginner tunes only use a handful of simple chords. Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds is a classic example. It’s playable […]

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Learn Guitar Chords: 5 Easy Tips for Learning Guitar Chords

Learn Guitar Chords: 5 Easy Tips for Learning Guitar Chords

We all have once dreamed of becoming musicians or, at the very least, playing an instrument. Playing the piano seems like the most straightforward choice, but even they require practice and dedication to perform. The guitar is a fan-favourite; an instrument present in many places around the world and the go-2 choice when it comes […]

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Guitar Guide: How to Change Chords Smoothly

(Guest post from Marc-Andre Seguin from JazzGuitarLessons.net) One of the first things we learn when we first pick up a guitar is how to play our first couple of chords. This can be an extremely rewarding thing as you can learn some of your favorite songs within the first few days – depending, of course, on what […]

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