Teaching yourself guitar runs the risk of developing some potentially harmful habits. You can avoid many common beginners’ mistakes with these helpful tips from David Hodge.
Tips on Learning to Play Guitar
Learning to play guitar isn’t always easy. We do our best to make it simple for you, but it’s going to be hard work and take time. These lessons share tips and advice that will help you learn to play the guitar as well as you can.
Knowing where, exactly, all the notes are on your guitar’s fretboard will ultimately make you a more creative guitar player.
Tom Hess, guitarist for the epic metal band Rhapsody Of Fire and a mentor to professional musicians worldwide, gives advice about how to make it in the music industry.
To allow your musical feeling to emerge and give life to the notes you play, you must have the technique required to produce those notes in the first place.
There are lots of guitar tutorials. Tom Hess explains how knowing precisely what you should be practicing will help you get the results that you want.
Jamie Andreas’ offers her secrets to “going for the music,” helping your musical performances channel the very soul of music from you to your listeners.
Do you really need to know music theory to play? How about reading music? Although the answer is pretty simple, there’s a lot to consider when making those choices. David discusses these decisions and what they mean, or should mean, to you.
Here are some tips and advice on how to realistically gauge your progress and also how to get the most enjoyment out of learning to play guitar.