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. [Read more…]
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When someone talks about a warm-up for playing guitar, the temptation for many is to roll their eyes, turn away, and to just go on playing their favourite tunes instead.
The trouble is, many beginner guitarists struggle to actually play these tunes well and struggle with the physical aspects of playing them, so not only do the songs sound a bit rough but they also feel uncomfortable to play. In this post, I’ll explain why, if you don’t warm up, you should!
Billy Watman is a wonderful 15 year-old guitarist from London here in the UK. I first discovered him a couple of months ago watching Guitar Star on the Sky Arts channel.
I was instantly wowed by Billy’s skill and the obvious amount of passion and dedication that came through in his playing. You could see right away that this chap is going to be a star, and a star I wanted to interview for this month’s Q and A.
There are thousands and thousands of chords you could learn, but the truth is you will never use most of them. In my experience most guitarists will use the same chords over and over again for 90% of their playing.
These chords are the 10 in my free report, The 10 Chords That Every Guitarist Needs To Know.
A solid foundation of chords is crucial for you to fulfil your potential as a guitarist. In this post, we are going to go through the order in which I recommend you learn the fundamental chords on the guitar.
There isn`t a sweeter sound in the history of the universe than some beautiful fingerpicking songs played well. Audiences, no matter how small or large love to hear a simple piece of music played on a lovely sounding acoustic guitar. [Read more…]