Welcome to a new Monday post with 3 random thoughts on all things guitar, music, and life, including some fretboard fun, the guitar teacher’s plague, and more. Here we go…
Today I thought I’d share some of the short and humorous comments I’ve gotten this week on my website.
They’re good fun. Plus, there are some super useful nuggets of wisdom here. Let’s begin…
“Natural talent” and something else.
The something else is far more important than “natural talent” in my opinion.
This thing is how “teachable” a student is.
Especially how it can affect how we learn an instrument like the guitar.
I mean, after all, we use our brains every single time we do anything on guitar.
…But not just that.
I was teaching one of my favourite students last week.
I love playing the blues on guitar.
There are so many elements and facets to it that blues guitar never really gets boring.
…Especially the further down the rabbit hole you go with it.
As you probably know, I’m a huge fan of Eric Clapton.
I love his live performances, the music he created in the band Cream, and pretty much all of his blues playing.
Well, here’s a great quote from Sir Eric of Clapton that really defines the blues better than I’ve heard anyone else do so…
Welcome to a new Monday post with 3 random thoughts on all things guitar, music, and life. Here we go…
Here is another Friday 10-second tip for you to enjoy…
It’s all about a phrase I coined called “Fingergrind”.