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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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Transforming Your Live Shows by Merging Art & Music



There is no denying that, although the US music industry is booming, it is also oversaturated with countless artists trying to establish themselves in a cut-throat field.  Setting yourself apart from other musicians in a country where consumers spent in excess of $8.72 billion on music in 2017 is pivotal. There are a number of ways you […]

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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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