Welcome to a new Monday post on 3 random thoughts on all things guitar, music, and life, including fun strumming patterns, cramming, and more…
A Home-Strumming Queen
Want to learn to strum guitar ? Cheer up, Sleepy Jean. Oh, what can it mean to a daydream believer and a…
3 Random Thoughts This Tuesday (Classical Guitar Position, Fear, and the Importance of Patterns)
Here is another of the weekly posts with 3 thoughts about guitar, music, and life, including letting in fear, a question about the classical guitar playing position, and more.
5 Strumming Mistakes to Avoid
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.
5 Simple Tips On How To Make Your Basic Guitar Chords Sound Clearer
If you are a novice guitarist or a frustrated beginner, then you are probably still experiencing some sort of unpleasant noise or lack of clarity when playing your basic guitar chords.
In this post, I’ll share with you five basic tips I give out to students on a daily basis to help them overcome this frustrating part of guitar playing.
Reader Question – How Do I Improve My Rhythm Guitar Skills? (With 4 Powerful Tips)
I recently got a reader question asking me “How do I improve rhythm skills on the guitar?” It’s a great question and one I get a lot so I decided to create a video on it. To find out 4 ways to improve your rhythm skills on the guitar check out the video HERE (and please like and comment). [Read more…]
New Strumming course announcement – “Strumming With Soul” official release date
“Strumming With Soul: Strum the guitar the proper way – with technique, passion and power…”
…will be available to purchase on:
Friday 21st August
I’ll be writing a blog post on that day about all relevant purchase links. Just head to Eliteguitarist.net to order the e-Course.
10 of the best simple yet stunning strumming songs every guitarist should know
Strumming is essential for all us guitarists. There aren’t many better sounds than that of a well strummed acoustic guitar accompanied by a soulful, engaging singer. Best of all, most simple strumming songs require only a handful of chords that once you can change between allow you to play a huge variety of songs. [Read more…]
3 simple strum patterns on how to strum a guitar like a pro
Most guitarists spend a huge amount of time on everything EXCEPT rhythm guitar. They spend way too much time on chords, scales and just noodling around. So much so that they don’t have the time to work on some of the things that really count – such as rhythm guitar.
If guitarists were more efficient, most would be much better players in a much shorter space of time. One area that lacks any efficiency whatsoever is their rhythm playing, and in particular – strumming. [Read more…]