It sounds like the headline from a tabloid, but more and more people are learning that they can learn how to play guitar. And while the Internet certainly can be of help, all the choices can also seem pretty overwhelming! First time contributor Alan Abbott has been kind enough to write of his experiences, in a well thought-out, step-by-step manner, and includes many websites that can help you start to realize your guitar dreams.
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.
Listening to music is one of the easiest ways to learn about your guitar – and one of the easiest things to forget about! Guitar Noise is pleased to introduce the first of a series of articles from David Wagle, which are here to help you expand your listening library in the hopes of becoming better guitarists and musicians. We start out with a list of Top Ten Great Guitarists Who Never Make Top Ten Lists But Should!
It was a rough draft of a different article that Steve sent me that led to my coming up with this month’s discussion of why musicians tend to look at things with such an eye toward competition. And he came up with this great piece in order to take part in the discussion!
Here’s another wonderfully personal and thoughtful take on the concept of competition among guitarists. My thanks go to John for taking the time out to share his ideas with all of us.
Sometimes learning what you don’t know can teach you an incredible wealth of things. Please welcome Guitar Noise reader Steve Schmeiding to our pages as he tells us of a point in his learning that I think many of us, if not all of us, can relate to.
New guy John Tucker gives us his thoughts on a subject that comes up time and time again. Makes one wonder what it is about being left handed that draws people to the guitar in the first place…
Most people learn from their mistakes. Chris Juergensen, Guitar Noise’s man in Tokyo, is kind enough to let you learn from his! Here are some really great tips on numerous topics, complete with a few life’s lessons.
Let yourself become part of the guitar by learning about where it came from. We’ll explain why it’s important to understand the history of the guitar.