Finally you have to decide whether you want an electric guitar or an acoustic one. Unless you are just dying to play electric, I would recommend starting with an acoustic guitar at first. It requires no amplification (an additional expense), and you can play all types of music on it and is also portable to the campfire or at the beach etc.Read more
One possible explanation the researchers offer for the musicians’ elevated use of both brain hemispheres is that many musicians must be able to use both hands independently to play their instruments.Read more
Lately I have been thinking about what methods I use to memorize songs. I am a guitar player and singer so I play the song on the guitar endlessly until the song can play naturally without me having to remember it per se.
I break it into sections, intro, stanzas or verses and ending. Your particular [...]
I keep my guitars on stands and I find that every time I have a stray thought or musical question I can easily reach over and pick up my instrument and use it, if only for a few minutes. If the guitar is in the case, in the closet and I have to go and get it, I will be less inclined to do so.Read more
The guitar is one of the most popular and widely played instruments in the world. The guitar is known for its beautiful looks, addictive playability, and outstanding sound.In order to learn the guitar you must first understand guitar basics, the construction and techniques which make the guitar so fascinating and difficult to master.Read more
Acapella refers to the art of unaccompanied singing. It began in the church with Gregorian chant and has progressed over the centuries through many stages. In 20th century America it has been known through barbershop, doo wop and various choral ensembles. Barbershop is known for its four part harmonies and doo wop for inventive harmony [...]Read more
Learning new guitar techniques is a great way to extend your flexibility. We take a look at some of the more common skills that every player should get to grips with as soon as possible.The sum of the combination of right and left hand guitar techniques a guitar player has mastered is what makes up their entire repertoire of sounds.Read more