The Perpetual Beginner: 5 tips for smoother playing

December 18, 2017
The Perpetual Beginner: 5 tips for smoother playing

Many guitar students come to lessons with the same basic problems. They’re problems that aren’t hard to solve, but are easy to miss. You might be mostly self-taught, or maybe you’ve had lessons that weren’t as effective as they Continue reading

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The Perpetual Beginner: making effective commitments with personalized lesson plans

December 13, 2017
The Perpetual Beginner: making effective commitments with personalized lesson plans

I think most people would agree that success in any area of life requires commitment: in work, in relationships, in art. So it’s only natural that the same would apply to learning or improving skills on an instrument. Unlikely that Continue reading

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The Perpetual Beginner: expanding your chord vocabulary

December 4, 2017
The Perpetual Beginner: expanding your chord vocabulary

You probably know the old expression “three chords and the truth”.

Well, the truth is that while you could get by with three chords, your basic strummer’s core vocabulary should be nine. That’s incorporating just one barre chord, the simple Continue reading

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