Welcome to a new Monday post with 3 random thoughts on all things guitar, music, and life, including why it’s bad too overdo it, music quizzes, and more…
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Hope you find these useful…
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Here is another ‘beginning of the week’ post with 3 of my thoughts on guitar, music, and life, including tips for strumming guitar, thoughts on how music can bring people together, and more.
I hope you enjoy…
One of the toughest things I found about learning guitar was trying to get my head around fingerstyle blues.
Many years ago, I would watch various YouTube videos while trying to learn how to play this style.
I’ve had a few of you ask about strumming exercises for guitar recently.
Just like Arnold Schwarzenegger said in Terminator 2, “Strum with me if you want to live”. Okay, he didn’t say exactly that, but for strumming success, give this a go…
Here’s a little test I want you to do.
It’s something I like to do with new students and also with current students every now and then.
Most guitarists who want to learn how to play guitar and sing often prioritise the guitar part over the vocal part but this is a common mistake that will hold you back.
The reason why? Because it takes much longer that way. Spending too long perfecting the guitar part before adding singing can work against you.
Singing and playing the guitar is tough and does take a little time, but you can shorten that time by doing things in the correct order which I’ll show you.
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.