When it comes to guitar playing, there are five big things I’ve found every student wants.
Why Mainstream Music Is So Awful
I was at the gym earlier.
My oh my, why do gyms play such awful music?
It’s no wonder most people in there have headphones on.
The Good Ol’ Days…
Last week, I mentioned how a student would sit long into the night listening to blues songs on his transistor radio.
Today, I want to talk about why those times can make such a difference to your guitar playing.
One Song Everyone Should Learn (Even Just a Few Bars of)
It’s so important to have a “go-to” piece of music that you truly love to play.
I wrote about this last week, and the responses were great.
What’s Your “Go-To” Piece?
Over the years, I’ve noticed a fair few things that my most successful students have in common.
One of these is that quite early on, they’ve often found a special piece they love to play.
My New Secret Weapon for Playing Songs
Today I want to talk about playing fingerstyle songs in a really fun way!
Can You Answer “Yes” to This Key Question?
Do you have a song in your musical locker that you love playing?
If not, this is a really important goal all guitarists should aim to achieve.
A Haunting Story About a Great Song
Have you heard the story of Tom Dula?
It was 1866, and in a town in North Carolina, a man was about to be hanged.
The man was called Tom Dula and his crime – taking the life of an innocent woman.
10 of My Favourite Christmas Songs
I don’t think I’ve ever compiled my list of favourite Christmas songs before.
I’ve talked a fair bit about how much I love playing Christmas carols on guitar but…
Today I want to share with you ten of my favourite pop and rock Christmas songs and how they relate to the guitar.
Why It Takes Months to Be Able to Play a Song
Here’s a familiar guitar-playing story…