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The 5 Absolutely Indisputable Essentials Of Guitar Practice

The biggest thing slowing my students’ progress is that when they make a mistake, they stop playing…

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Knowing what key you are in has it's advantages. If you play lead, you'll be more aware of which scales you can use when improvising. And if you're a songwriter, you'll be better able to arrange and transpose a song to suit your needs. But knowing which key you're in isn't always an easy task...

SMG Guitar Lesson #10: What Key Are You In?

Knowing what key you are in has it’s advantages. If you play lead, you’ll be more aware of which scales you can use when improvising. And if you’re a songwriter, you’ll be better able to arrange and transpose a song to suit your needs. But knowing which key you’re in isn’t always an easy task…

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If you've been following my lessons here for the past couple of weeks, you're familiar with the musical compass and that it can be used to figure out the notes in any major scale, as well as other useful stuff. I've even provided you with a kit to make one at home. So be sure and do this if you haven't already!

SMG Guitar Lesson #8: How to Harmonize a Scale

If you’ve been following my lessons here for the past couple of weeks, you’re familiar with the musical compass and that it can be used to figure out the notes in any major scale, as well as other useful stuff. I’ve even provided you with a kit to make one at home. So be sure […]

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If you're like an overwhelming majority of guitar players, chances are you probably learned to mostly play by ear, are mostly self-taught, are pretty good at reading "tabs", but have little or no experience when it comes to reading music. While it can take years of music lessons to fully be able to read music...

SMG Guitar Lesson #6: A Beginners Guide to Reading Music!

If you’re like an overwhelming majority of guitar players, chances are you probably learned to mostly play by ear, are mostly self-taught, are pretty good at reading “tabs”, but have little or no experience when it comes to reading music. While it can take years of music lessons to fully be able to read music…

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