In this brief series of lessons, Tom Serb reveals some of the ways guitarists can learn to play much faster in a relatively short period of time.
Practice Tips for Guitar
One way to get better at guitar is to develop an effective practice routine and stick to it. Over the years, Guitar Noise has come up with countless tips and lessons on how to improve your practice routine. The lessons on this page are all about maximizing your practice time.
Rob Gravelle, former guitarist of Canada’s Ivory Knight, shares his secrets of making sure your guitar sounds its best when working in the studio.
Students at Tom’s music school receive a booklet called “How to Practice Your Musical Instrument.” Here are some practice tips that apply to guitar.
Using a metronome during guitar practice is very helpful but it’s also important to know when not to use it. Tom Hess explores the reasons both for using a metronome and not using a metronome when trying to improve your guitar playing.
Many players obsess about not being able to play fast. Tom Hess offers some important tips for guitarists wanting to improve their playing speed.
Discovering the roots of impatience can lead to much more productive practice and better performance. Jamie Andreas teaches you how to become a patient person.
Here’s a very cool single-guitar finger style instrumental blues piece that will teach you about driving, single note bass lines and creating cool melody lines and fills.
In the final installment of her look at “The Learning Curve of Various Styles of Guitar,” Jamie Andreas examines what is needed to become proficient as a jazz or a classical guitarist.