40 Quick Guitar Tips! #40: Listen to what’s happening when playing

This is really critical, in addition to not playing all the time, you’ll want to be listening to what happening. You want to react and respond to what the other Read More

40 Quick Guitar Tips! #39: SPACE: You don’t have to play all the time

The best musicians are always listening and reacting to what the other musicians are doing. They’re happy not to play if that’s what the song needs or to play something Read More

40 Quick Guitar Tips! #38: Rhythm drills

If you have a smart phone you can give this a shot. All you need is a free metronome App. You might want headphones as well,depending on the space you’re Read More

40 Quick Guitar Tips! #37: To get fast, you must slow down

To be able to be consistent, fast and have a good overall standard you need to slow down and build a strong foundation first.   Building a strong foundation does Read More

40 Quick Guitar Tips! #36: Try Learning A Different Style

Everyone claims learning a new or different style will hurt what you already have, just like learning to read music will kill your mojo. Both are myths. If you learn Read More

40 Quick Guitar Tips! #35: Theory

This might make you yawn but you need to understand the basics of what is happening and be able to apply it to your playing. For example, if you understand Read More

40 Quick Guitar Tips! #34: Work on those weaknesses

We all have weaknesses in our guitar playing, if you focused on one weakness of them for half an hour each day by the end of the month you would Read More

40 Quick Guitar Tips! #33: Listen outside your style

Listen outside your style. If you’re in to country, start listening to jazz. If you’re into metal go buy some r ‘n’ b or hip-hop. You’ll learn ideas that you Read More

40 Quick Guitar Tips! #32: Listen to great music …. And take notes

Your input equals you output. If you listen to great music you’re more likely to play better and produce great music.   Listening in this case is not turning on Read More

40 Quick Guitar Tips! #31: Listen to the radio

Listen to the radio. I know it sounds basic, but hear (pun intended) me out! Active listening is the process of really engaging with the music you are hearing and Read More