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(October 03, 2008) If you want to know how to learn blues guitar, you are first advised to be able to play basic guitar. You will not pick up a guitar and start playing blues from scratch, because you need to understand both how to hold and play your guitar, and also a little about music theory to understand what ..
(October 03, 2008) If you want to learn guitar, you have a variety of methods of doing so. Let's have a look at each of these and compare them for effectiveness. 1. Books Way back in the 1960s when the guitar became popular as an instrument, a whole load of guitar learning books came onto the market. It was towards ..
(October 03, 2008) So you want to learn to play guitar. Learning guitar is not difficult, and it is not easy, and is basically a matter of degree: how good do you want to be? The higher your goals then the more work you have to do and the more difficult it becomes. But even then it is not difficult as such, but more .
(October 03, 2008) There are many sites that offer online guitar lessons for kids, but you have to be careful that you choose one that doesn't try to go too fast, and also understands that your child might be playing less than a full sized guitar. That can make a big difference when trying to teach children guitar, ..
(October 03, 2008) When learning guitar online it is important that you use a guitar teaching website that provides you with a wide range of options: options on guitar type, on style of play and even options on the guitar teacher you want to use. Without these options you would be just as well purchasing a guitar ..
(September 16, 2008) There are many websites offering online jazz guitar lessons, but before choosing it is important that you are ready to play jazz guitar. Many budding jazz guitarists specialize too early and find themselves lacking in technique when they come to the more complex aspects of playing jazz. If you ..
(September 16, 2008) There is more to learning guitar for beginners than knowing how to strum along to some tunes. When you learn guitar from scratch you first have to learn the basics of your chosen instrument. A beginner would normally learn how to play guitar before moving on to any specific genre, but many people ..
(September 16, 2008) Knowing how to play guitar harmonics is to possess one of the most difficult skills a guitar player can learn. Harmonics can be produced in a number of ways, but the technique for doing so is a very specific one that requires an intimate knowledge of the guitar and how it produces notes. To create ..
(September 16, 2008) Guitar lessons for children are not as easy to devise as you might believe, because a child's attention span can be very short, depending upon age. When teaching children anything, guitar included, their interest in what they are doing must be maintained, so in teaching children to play guitar you ..
(September 16, 2008) If truth be told, there might be no best way to learn guitar, since what is best for one person might not be so for the next. Many people learn guitar in many different ways, and some of the world's best guitarists learned with no help whatsoever. In saying that, however, there is an argument that ..
(September 16, 2008) Many of the advantages of an online guitar membership are not in the actual lessons themselves, but in the additional features that such sites can provide. That is not to say that the lessons are only a small part, but to stress what a membership site gives you that a DVD generally does not. If ..
(September 15, 2008) Tommy Emmanuel was inspired by his hero Chet Atkins, and it is perhaps fitting that Tommy and Chet's 1997 duo album, “The Day Finger Pickers Took Over the World", was the last album that Chet Atkins recorded before he died in 2001. Tommy was born in Muswellbrook, New South Wales, on 31st ..
(September 15, 2008) Chuck Berry combined the blues and country music into a form of rock ‘n’ roll that has influenced just about every rock musician that followed him. Famous for his double string lick, he has been hailed as one of the worlds “most influential musicians", and was awarded the Kenney ..
(August 13, 2008) So you want to learn bass guitar? Many people do, but find it difficult to get a book on bass guitar, especially one with an accompanying CD. A lot depends on the style you want to play, and whether you want to be a new Duane Eddy or just to play in a cover band. However, if you really want to ..
(August 13, 2008) There is no real best way to learn guitar solo techniques, and the best guitarists in the world learned their trade in a number of different ways. Some, like Jimi Hendrix, learned by watching and listening to others play, and tried to copy them using their own cheap guitars. Other purchased books ..
(August 13, 2008) It is possible to learn how to play guitar using guitar teaching books, although it helps a great deal if the book comes with a CD. The major problem with guitar learning books is that you cannot hear what you are meant to be playing, and although your fingers might be in the correct positions, the .
(August 13, 2008) It is not easy to become a good solo guitarist, although everybody at one time or another wants to learn lead guitar and emulate people such as Peter Green, Mark Knoppfler or Jimi Hendrix. Although it looks easy and glamorous, learning any type of guitar is hard work, and lead guitar has its own ..
(August 13, 2008) Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain: 25 years apart and from the same part of the world. Different deaths, but related nonetheless. There must be something about the North East of the USA, but at least it gave us two brilliant performers, although there is no doubt in most people's mind who was the true ..