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by JimJam Guitar
May 1st, 2019, 6:04 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: How did you learn guitar?
Replies: 23
Views: 11421

Re: How did you learn guitar?

I learned by taking lessons at first, then moving on to self-learning from YouTube. I also learn from books, both electronic and paperback. Amazon is a great place to find such things :)
by JimJam Guitar
February 21st, 2019, 5:40 am
Forum: Guitar Noise Lessons
Topic: How to Write a Song | Chord Functions Pt.1
Replies: 0
Views: 900

How to Write a Song | Chord Functions Pt.1

A lesson in music theory to understand how chords fit together and understanding how to make a song move forward. This is for anyone who would like to know what exactly goes on between the chords you play, why certain chords are chosen over others in progressions, and how to use this knowledge to cr...
by JimJam Guitar
February 21st, 2019, 5:34 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: I can't play guitar
Replies: 45
Views: 24208

Re: I can't play guitar

Work with what you've got. If you have a passion for learning and playing, then you'll find a way. I will say usually, a lot of new beginners experience this problem, regardless of what their fingers/ hands are like. With that being said, you may indeed have larger/ wider fingers. Still, you can pla...
by JimJam Guitar
December 6th, 2018, 8:19 am
Forum: Guitar Noise Lessons
Topic: 5 Fingerstyle Patterns: The Story of the Trees Gift. (Not your usual lesson)
Replies: 2
Views: 1765

5 Fingerstyle Patterns: The Story of the Trees Gift. (Not your usual lesson)

Here's another story video lesson for you all. This time, it's about the gift of Trees, where tablature falls from their wintery branches, and I follow the voice of the Willow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZrE5rKha_k&t=89s A side note: I create these sorts of video lessons because I want to make...
by JimJam Guitar
November 29th, 2018, 7:07 am
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: Where to start with learning music theory.
Replies: 9
Views: 4329

Re: Where to start with learning music theory.

I'd say learning about these things to begin with, in order (or close enough); Major scale pattern (2 shapes)(so you can play with the scale and experience it for yourself before learning more about it) Quarter and Eighth notes & Quarter and eighth note rests Notes of the open strings A diagram of a...
by JimJam Guitar
November 29th, 2018, 6:59 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Great Plains strumming
Replies: 1
Views: 1719

Re: Great Plains strumming

Awesome, Welcome Dan :) Good to have you here! I am new also.
by JimJam Guitar
November 29th, 2018, 6:59 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hello from UK! Top of the morning to ya! Bonjour!
Replies: 0
Views: 1098

Hello from UK! Top of the morning to ya! Bonjour!

Did my gramatically incorrect greeting make you laugh? I hope so.

Hi there :) I am a guitar enthusiast looking to connect with more online guitarists. I am very interested in songwriting, improvising, and acoustic fingerstyle.

I look forward to meeting you all more in-depth!