3 Things To Learn When Starting Guitar

3 Things To Learn When Starting Guitar

Sometimes when people start an instrument, there are SO MANY things that can be taught, that can be learned, and that are possible. When I first picked up guitar, I wanted to learn bluesy licks, I wanted to rip it up on some rock solos, I wanted to play slow smooth jazz and serenade the girl I had a crush on.

Rhythm: A Guitar Player's Best Friend

Rhythm: A Guitar Player's Best Friend

Today I want to talk about one of the most interesting and important concepts for guitar players- rhythm. Rhythm is interesting because it is the force that compels one to dance (or at least tap their toes). Have you heard of Michael Jackson or perhaps Prince? Both of these musicians (and their bands) are experts in the art of rhythm. 
 

How Learning Guitar Made Me A More Confident Teenager

How Learning Guitar Made Me A More Confident Teenager

Looking back, I can't imagine where I'd be today if I hadn't discovered rock music and the guitar. 

It all started when I was 12 years old. I was in middle school when my best friend at the time took me to a local music store to buy himself a new CD that had just come out.

3 Guitarists You May Not Know That You Should Check Out!

3 Guitarists You May Not Know That You Should Check Out!

What's up guys!

Hope you're having a great week and practicing hard! I wanted to take a few minutes to introduce you to three phenomenal guitar players that you may not have heard of before that you should definitely check out. 

Learning Guitar: 3 Tips To Successfully Learn Guitar

Learning Guitar: 3 Tips To Successfully Learn Guitar

Hey guys!

Just wanted to write a quick article that has to deal with a few common things I come across regularly when teaching students. Often I will ask students, "What would you like to learn today? Do you have any new music you've been listening to that you're into?" Many students simply reply, "I don't know, I don't care what I learn!".