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Music & Life

Getting The Most Out Of Guitar Lessons

Many guitar players of all levels consider taking guitar lessons. Lessons can be a wonderful thing and can move a student quickly along their musical path, very often at a much faster rate than independent […]

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Gear Blurbs NAMM

Online Guitar Tabs vs Playing Guitar By Ear

As a guitar instructor, I routinely deal with students trying to learn songs they want to play. After all, that’s the whole point of this thing of ours, right? The thing that I notice over and over, however, is the increasing dependence of most students on some sort of online tab website to provide the details on how a given song is played, rather than learning the song in the time-honored play-along-with-the-record ear-based method. […]

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Guitars

Top 5 Easy Rock Riffs To Play on Guitar

Most guitarists will agree that some of the easiest riffs are the most melodic. Some riffs are, however, so significant to the song, they can be called the best, and in this article we’ll discuss the riffs that are the most significant in rock music […]

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Guitars

Top 5 Easy Guitar Songs to Learn How To Play

When you decide you’re serious about learning how to play guitar, it’s imperative to learn as many new songs as you can. I would highly suggest learning easy guitar songs to begin with. Make sure you have the CD or mp3 of the song available so you can play along with it; this will help you build structure and timing. […]