What do guitarists need to know about singing? Singing helps you memorize and understand music better no matter what instrument you are playing.
Posts by Darrin Koltow:
There’s always more to learn on the guitar. And no matter what skill level you have, the point of playing is to feel engaged in something timeless.
Timing is a critical part of making music. Without notes playing in their proper time, you have one enormously bad glob of harmony.
Guitarists should take the time and trouble to break out of playing in a single position. This helps with improvisation as well as playing melodies.
Understanding chords makes learning tunes, melodies, improvising and licks much easier. Here are some practical facts about chords that will help.
Beginners have a lot of questions about modes: How do we use modes? When do we use them? And how do we practice them?
Beginnes might get the idea that there is only one scale you can use for a particular chord. In fact, you have many scale choices when it comes to soloing.
We’re exploring the melodic minor scale for soloing over dominant 7 chords. This is the third part in a series called “Scales and Soloing.”