Welcome to a new weekly post with 3 random thoughts on all things guitar, music, and life, including lessons from Ju Jitsu, how to fix it if you’re feeling frustrated, and tips on converting chords. Here we go…
Ah, sore fingers!
No one likes the horrid feeling of painful fingers getting in the way.
Well, the other day a student in my membership programme asked me about this…
Archie came home from school the other day, singing two new songs…
“Help” by The Beatles and “Blue Suede Shoes” by Elvis Presley.
…And certainly, better than that “Baby Shark” song!
Welcome to a new Monday post with 3 random thoughts on all things guitar, music, and life, including thoughts on inspiration, my new surprising guitar, and more. Here we go…
Here are two more interesting emails I have got lately. I hope you find the emails and my thoughts useful… [Read more…]
Welcome to a new Monday post with 3 random thoughts on all things guitar, music, and life, including advice on setting higher standards, tips on guitar practice routines so you can make the most out of your practice time, and more.
Recently, I posted a short five-part series of Facebook posts about all the things that bug me as a teacher in the world of guitar tuition.
It is not too serious, you may or may not agree with all of these, but either way, there are some useful pointers for things to watch out for, and some of these will give you a bit of insight into my mindset from a teaching perspective.
Welcome to a new Q and A. For this one, we have Assaf Levavy from LickNRiff.
I don’t follow many YouTube channels but when Assaf puts up a new video I usually take notice. He has plenty of great arrangements which are not only interesting but original too.
He teaches everything to do with fingerstyle and fingerstyle arrangements, as well as improvisation, advanced techniques, advanced theory and cool composition ideas and tools. Check out his channel HERE.
His channel is great for intermediate and beyond guitarists and if you are one of these I think you will love his lessons.
A lot of his lessons take students down different rabbit holes than what I see from other YouTube tutors, especially for those looking to get deep down and dirty with some new ideas.
Anyway, here is the Q and A.
Welcome to my updated and impartial Jamplay review for 2019 where we look at the good and the bad of Jamplay.
If you are looking for online guitar lessons, Jamplay is an online guitar tuition website that has been used by over 325,000 guitarists since it began. It has 4,684 lessons by 79 different instructors. If you are into learning guitar via the medium of video in HD, you may be interested in what Jamplay has to offer. Here is my review of Jamplay.
I am going to give you my updated in-depth super honest and brutal Jamplay guitar review. It is not only honest but thorough too – it’s definitely not one of those scam sales type reviews which I hate! [Read more…]