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Learn Guitar Scales - 3 Huge Mistakes You Are Making Learning ..

Learning guitar scales can be overwhelming and even a frustrating experience. It's hard to know where to begin and what the best way to learn scales is. Here are 3 crucial mistakes that new ..
(December 11, 2008)
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Learn Guitar - 7 Tips to Make Learning Guitar Easier and More ..

1. You do not need to learn every chord. Some people will tell you to try and learn a new chord a day. This is nonsense. The easiest way to remember something is to use it. Pick a relatively easy ..
(September 19, 2008)
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Learn Acoustic Guitar - The Difference Between Steel String ..

The term “acoustic guitar" commonly refers to two distinct types of instruments, the steel string acoustic guitar and the classical guitar. For a person learning acoustic guitar, which type of .
(September 01, 2008)
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Learn Acoustic Guitar - 3 Important Alternative Guitar Tunings

Commonly, many people that learn acoustic guitar only learn to play in standard tuning (E-A-D-G-B-E). However, there are a variety of other tunings that are available and can open up new options. ..
(September 02, 2008)
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Learn Acoustic Guitar - Movable Chord Shapes Explained

Movable chords are something that anyone that wants to learn acoustic guitar should become familiar with. These chords use the same basic shape to make the same chord for any note simply by moving ..
(September 04, 2008)
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Learn Acoustic Guitar - The 13 Most Important Open Chords ..

Open chords are one of the first things you learn on acoustic guitar. The open chords consist of most of the very basic chords used in music, and while not every style makes as much use of them, it ..
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Learn to Play Guitar - 4 Steps to Play Blues String Bends

String bending is one of the most expressive blues guitar techniques you can learn. A string bend sounds fairly simple to perform. Just strike the note, rotate your wrist and push the string until ..
(August 12, 2008)
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Learn to Play Blues Guitar - 4 Common Mistakes New Guitarists ..

One of the most important ideas when you learn to play blues guitar is phrasing. Phrasing is how a guitarist takes all the little techniques and notes and puts them together to create a fresh, ..
(August 13, 2008)
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Learn to Play Blues Guitar - How to Play the 12 Bar Blues

The 12 bar blues are standard for anyone who wants to learn to play blues guitar. They are the most important chord progression in western guitar music. The 12 bar blues consist of 3 lines. Each of ..
(August 09, 2008)
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