Find a first guitar

Find a first guitar

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.

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Musicians Use Both Sides Of Their Brains More Frequently Than Average People

Musicians Use Both Sides Of Their Brains More Frequently Than Average People

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.

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Memorization, Do The Hard Part First

Memorization, Do The Hard Part First

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 [...]

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Learn To Sing at Any Age

Learn To Sing at Any Age

If you have ever thought that you would like to learn to sing, there has never been a better time to do it. Learning how to sing is something you’ll never regret and remember, you are never too old.

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how to practice more

how to practice more

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.

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Chopin,creativity and fun

Chopin,creativity and fun

Any time you are in a rut in creativity it is a great way to break out of the slump, as it were. Study another style or instrument if only briefly and you will find it is fun and stimulating.

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The basics of guitar

The basics of guitar

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.

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Acapella Singing

Acapella Singing

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 [...]

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Guitar Skills

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.

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