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How Should You Learn To Play Guitar

What's The Best Way To Learn To Play Guitar?If you have made the decision that you want to learn to play guitar, the next...

Fender takes a digital turn to get guitar players to tune in

The guitar maker intends to roll out more apps and connected devices aimed at helping customers learn and continue to play the instrument.

Richie Havens’ Thumb Fretting Madness

Richie Havens’ thumb fretting madness Among other honors, soulful, folky groove-meister Richie Havens (1941–2013) holds the distinction of being the first musician to grace the stage of Woodstock—1969’s legendary “Peace and Music” festival (a “counterculture” showcase of Sixties folk and rock icons like Jimi Hendrix, Santana, Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, the Who, etc.).

The rock guitarist ‘better’ than Hendrix

Members of the veteran rock band Chicago remember their late guitarist Terry Kath and how the great Jimi Hendrix said Kath was "better" than him.

How to Sound Like The Beatles Using Modern Guitar Gear

Late last week, the gang at Reverb.com posted their latest "Potent Pairings" video. The series shows guitarists how to sound like their favorite bands using various modern pedals—pedals that, in most cases, were never used by the bands themselves. This time around, Potent Pairings checked in with the Beatles.
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How To Become A Guitar Teacher

How To Become A Guitar Teacher - A Guide There are many people who consider teaching guitar and the Internet is awash with "how to...

Image of Virgin Mary and Jesus Shows Up on a Paul Gilbert Ibanez Signature...

People have reported seeing the likeness of the Virgin Mary on lattes, rocks, a Chicago highway underpass and, most famously, a grilled cheese sandwich that eventually sold for $28,000 on eBay in 2004.

9th Chords Made Easy

As many of you readers begin to dig deeper into learning jazz guitar harmony and voicings, you'll undoubtedly come across various 9th chords, Maj9, m9, 9 etc., in your jazz-guitar explorations. Since these chords pop up time and again, it is important to have a variety of 9th chords under your fingers so that you can bring them into your comping, chord melody and chord soloing ideas when needed. But this doesn’t mean you have to learn a bunch of new chords. You can use previous knowledge to build great-sounding and authentic jazzy 9th chords.
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Guitar Chord Chart Free From The Guitar & Music Institute

GMI offers guitarists a variety of guitar chord chart resources and charts for guitar arpeggios and scales. Use on your computer or print for wall hanging.
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How To Tune A Guitar – Let’s Look At The Options

How To Tune A Guitar - The Options Available Gone are the days when tuning a guitar could only be done by ear. Well, it was...

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