5 Simple Tricks: String Bending

string bending

String bending is quite tricky, especially if you use more than one guitar as each guitar bends differently. Let’s look at 5 simple tricks to improve your bending skills.   Read More

5 Simple Tricks: Learn Songs Quicker

Learn Songs Quicker

If you’re like most guitarist you’ll end up getting called to play a function gig at short notice. This means you’ll have to learn 30 + new songs quickly, including Read More

How to read TAB

How to read TAB

If you don’t how to read TAB or even what TAB is, keep reading. It’ll change your life and guitar playing! I hope this will clear up how and what Read More

5 Simple Tricks: Improve Your Timing

Improve Your Timing

#1 Work with a Metronome I do tend to talk about working with a metronome a lot but I’ve seen it do wonders for my own timing. Here’s a few Read More

What is Intonation?

guitar intonation

Intonation is when the guitar’s string is perfectly lined up with the frets. If the intonation is out you will find yourself more and more out of tune the further Read More

Exploring George Gershwin’s Summertime

jazz guitar lesson

We all know and love the tune Summertime. Many years ago I was watching Emily Remler play the song as part of her “Bebop and Swing” Hot Licks VHS! She Read More

5 Simple Tricks: Learn All Notes on the Guitar

learn all notes on guitar

While there are many ways to learn all the notes on the guitar. Here’s 5 simple tricks to master the guitar’s fretboard.     #1 Think Keys What is your Read More

Guitar Tunings [whole fretboard diagrams]

guitar tunings

 Can you write out all the popular guitar tunings in full?!   I’ve detailed in the past DADGAD, a tuning I still use from time to time. I also talked Read More

Are Nylon Stringed Guitars Easier To Play?

Are Nylon String Guitars Easier To Play

I get asked this a lot – “Are Nylon Stringed Guitars Easier To Play?”   While nylon strings are softer on the fingers and can seem easier to play. The Read More

Is 40 Too Old To Learn Guitar?

Is 40 Too Old To Learn Guitar

I recently was asked: “Is 40 too old to learn guitar?”   My answer is actually quite simple. It’s never too late to learn guitar. However, you have to commit. Read More