Pentatonic Scale Fragments II

Pentatonic Scale Fragments II

This video follows on from part I Ryan demonstrates some simple but great sounding pentatonic phrases you can use in the fretboard zones covered in part I.

Mindless Practice: Maximizing Your Practice Time

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Mindless Practice: Maximizing Your Practice Time

Mindless Practice Do you ever find yourself on a Wednesday night tossing up whether to watch the latest episode of “The Bachelor” or getting some guitar practice in? Why not do both! As society is these days, we rarely have enough hours in the day to get through everything we’d like to. This means that […]

Maintaining Productive Practice Methods

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Maintaining Productive Practice Methods

Maintaining Productive Guitar Practice Methods Practice is something that holds a lot of preconceptions in the world of guitarists. One of these is that reaching a level of playing similar to one’s favourite players requires practice of otherworldly proportions, day in and day out. It is something that every guitarist, at some point, associates with […]

8 Tips To Better Guitar Practice

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8 Tips To Better Guitar Practice

8 Tips To Better Guitar Practice So, you play the guitar and you want to get better at it. You already go to your lesson every week but you feel as though you could be improving faster.  If only you didn’t find guitar practice to be so boring! When a lot of people think of […]

Getting the most out of your music with ACTIVE LISTENING

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Getting the most out of your music with ACTIVE LISTENING

WHAT is Active Listening? Music forms a kind of background to many of the activities that we undertake in our lives. Some of us listen to music while we study, some listen to it while we drive, some while we eat, some as we socialise. There is nothing wrong with enjoying music as part of […]

Are You Really Too Busy To Learn The Guitar?

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Are You Really Too Busy To Learn The Guitar? Quitting Is Not The Answer! By John Freiberg This article addresses two commonly held beliefs: 1. That there is no point in having a guitar lesson unless you have practiced and mastered what you were taught in your previous lesson. 2.  That in order to learn […]

Learning Guitar For Beginners

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  Learning to play music, whether it be on a guitar, piano, violin or the sitar; requires the development of a new understanding of sound akin to that of learning a second language.  While this common comparison is often repeated by educators and appreciators of music; far from being a metaphorical analogy it is quite […]

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