Look at you, you’re someone with an awesome hobby/interest/career, and someone you really dig makes sweet, amazing music. You try, with what little time you have to get up to their level, but after several hours of practicing, you’re barely getting that one part down.
Don’t let this get to you. You already have an interest that excites you, and you picked it up again today. Good on you. Now, all you have to do is do a little bit better than what you did last time.
Private music lessons for Christmas? Sounds like a plan! What the are you going to do with that new guitar for Christmas, or the piano that just sits there in the other room? In-person or online music lessons. Includes music … Continue reading →
Before we start doing lots of chord progressions, we should consider adding minor chords to the previous major chords. Using the CAGED method, we find that the E form, A form, and D form chords are best for making into … Continue reading →
Video example: Previously we were discussing the CAGED method for learning chord fingerings. This time we’ll learn the more popular E & A barre chord forms. We discussed the names of the notes on string 5, which we can also … Continue reading →
In our last installment, we were discussing the CAGED method for learning chord fingerings. This entailed learning to create barre chords based on the open C chord shape, the open A chord shape, G shape, E shape, D shape. In order … Continue reading →
Video example: In this column, my goal is to cover beginning concepts and lessons for guitarists, but also to introduce new concepts for intermediate and professional guitarists, as well as introduce some concepts that we can all use some review … Continue reading →