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What You Need to Know Before You Take Your First Guitar Lesson
May 6, 2018

How To Prepare for Your First Guitar Lesson Making the decision to pursue guitar lessons is an exciting prospect. However, as…

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Acoustic Guitar Body Shape
How to Choose an Acoustic Guitar by Body Shape
June 18, 2013

Choosing an Acoustic Guitar by Body Shape Not all acoustic guitars are shaped the same. If you want to choose the... Read More
Inspecting an Acoustic Guitar
Inspecting an Acoustic Guitar – Is your guitar in good playing condition?
June 17, 2013

Before making any guitar purchase, you want to be sure that the guitar you are looking at is in good playing…

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Playing Edge of Pick
Which guitar pick should I use: light, medium, or heavy?
April 23, 2013

I'm often asked by students which pick is best:  light medium, or heavy.  There is no right or wrong answer to... Read More
How To Play Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitar
How do you play fingerstyle acoustic guitar?
April 22, 2013

Well, answering that question would take volumes, so I can’t give you a complete answer here. But I can show you…

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What is the correct right hand position on the guitar?
April 21, 2013

Technique is an important part of playing any instrument.  (See the post on technique for a fuller description.) Today, I would…

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guitar finger relaxation
Finger independence and relaxation exercise for beginning guitar students
April 15, 2013

The importance of staying relaxed during practice and performances cannot be over-emphasized. The following article offers a simple exercise to develop a relaxed left hand for guitar players.

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How To Hold Your Guitar Pick
How to hold a guitar pick
April 3, 2013

How do you hold a guitar pick? This is a common question, and some guitarists might claim there are many ways... Read More
How To Get The Pick Out Of Your Guitar
How to get the guitar pick out of your guitar
March 31, 2013

Question: Help! My pick is stuck inside my guitar! Answer: I've seen a lot of people trying to get their guitar... Read More
Choosing a Guitar: Acoustic, Classical, or Electric?
March 30, 2013

How to Choose A Guitar Choosing a guitar can be a difficult task, especially for a guitar beginner, because there are…

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What are the guitar string notes?
January 30, 2013

I’ve had a few requests for some information for guitar beginners on the names of the guitar string notes. There are…

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What is the best guitar for beginners?
January 9, 2013

What is the best guitar for beginners? This question is not uncommon and shows that there is a belief that a)…

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What is the correct left hand position on guitar?
January 3, 2013

Technique is an important part of playing any instrument.  (See the post on technique for a fuller description.) Today, I would... Read More
Did Segovia have good guitar technique?
December 31, 2012

Following my post on good technique, I wanted to follow up with a detailed analysis of Segovia’s technique, mostly because it…

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What is good technique for playing music?
December 26, 2012

What is good technique for playing music? Recently, I joined a discussion on an online discussion board about guitarist Julian Bream…

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