Is there a one size fits all way to learning guitar in this modern era? I don’t think there is… at least not yet. No, if I was an absolute beginner today, I would look at it holistically. 1. Build a solid foundation 2. Learn new songs 3. Play guitar 1. Build a solid foundation: […]
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How to start learning guitar
Whenever I sit down with someone who wants to start learning guitar, the first question I like to ask (after a little chat of course) is “So why do you want to learn guitar?”. I might also ask “What sort of guitar player do you picture yourself as?” Now I know where they want to […]
Tech Tip: Learn the parts of the guitar
Question. Often when I am reading about guitars on the internet I hear about different parts of the guitar, can you give a brief description of the different parts of a guitar? Answer. Here is a brief description of some of the more commonly misunderstood parts of the guitar. Headstock The headstock is the part […]
Tech Tip: Touching the strings
Question. When I play chords I always touch the strings that I should be playing open. How can I avoid this? Answer. Touching the wrong strings when you play chords is a common problem that many beginners face when learning the guitar. Today we will look at some simple solutions. 1. Try and press your […]
GENERAL TIPS FOR BUYING A GUITAR
One of the most important things you’ll ever do in your music career is buy a guitar. We are often asked to give people advice about how to find a good guitar. The fact is that there is a LOT that goes into buying a guitar, way too much to put in one Newsletter, but […]
It features 6 lighted frets that show beginners the actual hand positions for chords, plus six “strings” that emulate strumming or finger-picking. The onboard selection of songs can be expanded via the Web – songs can be downloaded into the guitar’s Flash ROM and a quick connection to a computer.
You’re literally playing in minutes. And, as easy and fun as the EZ-AG is – you’re really learning to play and you can plug the EZ-AG into a standard guitar amplifier, or use the mini-headphone jack for private practice.
A highly animated conversation was had whilst rocking out in the kitchen to to the sounds of the exploding eggs in a microwaved ploughman`s lunch.
Mark McKenzie is an awesome guitarist, highly fluid, fluent and versatile. He`s also a great teacher. Mark has just finished filming the video for the Sultans of Swing tutorial for Song Pond and sitting here in the office, just kicking back with a coffee, it`s a pleasure to listen to the riffs in the edit […]