If you ever feel like learning guitar is too darn hard, you’re not “cut out for it” or you have “no natural talent”, read this and hopefully, you will think twice before telling yourself you ain’t no good. The amazing stories of recovery of these five guitarists will be sure to inspire you even on […]
Today, I want to give you 11 tips to help improve your guitar playing. Most guitarists follow none of these tips and some follow only a small handful at best. Take a look below and let me know how many of these you follow.
I had a good lesson yesterday with a fingerpicking student of mine who previously HATED strumming. Recently, we have made some big breakthroughs with strumming, and now she is starting to love it much more.
There are three aspects of music. These are harmony, melody and rhythm. Harmony covers things such as chords and when more than two notes are being played at the same time. Melody covers riffs, lead ideas, and anything that you can hum. Rhythm is pretty self-explanatory.
The Bb chord on guitar is definitely one of the hardest barre chords around and it is the one that gives a lot of beginners and intermediate guitarists a lot of bother. Today, I’ll show you some ways to simplify this, play it with better technique (which no one really teaches), how NOT to play […]
Watch on YouTube Today, I want to celebrate the 40th month of the Elite Guitarist Inner circle by giving you a free lesson. It is a gem of a lesson. It is my fun and fairly simple Can’t Help Falling in Love fingerstyle, by the one and only, Elvis Presley.
Watch on YouTube If you have ever wanted a practice routine for your guitar playing, this is it. It is something I call the “To-do” list and it will help you learn how to get better at guitar and get better faster.
Watch on YouTube A lot of guitarists can play a few fingerpicking songs and knock out some fingerstyle patterns but a lot don’t ever do any exercises for their fingerpicking hand. Yet, they wonder why they lack speed, dexterity and agility with their picking hand. This video, featuring two simple fingerpicking exercises will help you […]
Watch on YouTube Today, I want to give you a video showcasing some really important techniques on how to improve bar chords on guitar within minutes. The video features some detailed techniques on what you can do to instantly improve your barre (or bar) chords.