Tom Hess

Tom Hess is a highly successful guitar teacher, recording artist and the guitar player for the band Rhapsody Of Fire. He helps people from all over the world learn how to teach guitar. Visit his website tomhess.net to get free guitar teacher resources and to read more guitar teaching articles.

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3 Comments

  1. Joe
    March 23rd, 2012 @ 9:33 am

    Great way to put everything i really like this

  2. Staffan
    June 7th, 2012 @ 11:14 pm

    Excellent advice and tips – thank´s a lot!

    I´m suffering from a bit of stage fright myself… at least I think so, and today is my premiere solo-performance in front of an audience (on a classical guitar).

    I´ve practised very hard and I know the songs really well, so I know I´ve done all I can and so will just try to “have fun” and don´t freak out about it! :-)

    /Staffan

  3. G.E. Grant
    December 20th, 2014 @ 12:38 am

    Really good article. Your tip that band mates need to be able to play the songs flawlessly before the band rehearses should be the mantra of every band. Besides the songs, I started rehearsing my banter between songs and added it into the practices. Any band momentum can be quickly defeated by nonsensical babbling between songs.