Fender CD-60S Review: Awesome Sound for the Price

Fender CD-60S review

Finding a good, affordable guitar can be hard, especially with so many options available. If you’re unfamiliar with guitars and how to find one that suits your needs, obtaining a proper instrument can seem nearly impossible. I’ve been playing the guitar for over 10 years and have had the opportunity to try out many different … Read more Fender CD-60S Review: Awesome Sound for the Price

Guitar String Names and Why you Need to Know Them

Guitar String Names

One of the things most new guitar players blow over are the guitar string names. I’ve seen with elementary students and adults as well. But before long, this lack of knowledge comes back to hurt them before they get into intermediate playing. This article will help you learn the guitar string names for a better … Read more Guitar String Names and Why you Need to Know Them

Guitar Anatomy: What are the Main Parts of the Guitar

Anatomy of a Guitar

One of the most often forgotten parts of playing the guitar is having a firm understanding of guitar anatomy. As a musician for over 20 years, I see what happens when players don’t know what they’re guitar is made of. Often, having a better understanding of the parts of a guitar will help the musician … Read more Guitar Anatomy: What are the Main Parts of the Guitar

How to Hold Acoustic, Electric, and Bass Guitars Properly

How to Hold a Guitar

Do you want to learn how to play guitar but you’re not sure how to even hold it? As a music teacher and private guitar lesson teacher for over 10 years, I’ve worked with people from the age of 7 to 70. And one of the most important things about guitar playing that’s ignored is … Read more How to Hold Acoustic, Electric, and Bass Guitars Properly

Detailed Review of Taylor GS Mini Acoustic Guitar

Taylor GS Mini Review

Portable, playable, and with a sound big enough to fill a concert hall, the Taylor GS Mini is the top contender for best acoustic guitar under $500.  Combining over 45 years of experience, state of the art craftsmanship, and select tonewoods, the Taylor GS Mini has become the industry standard for travel-sized guitars. The Taylor … Read more Detailed Review of Taylor GS Mini Acoustic Guitar

In-depth Review of the Best 5 string bass guitars

Best 5 String Bass Guitars

If you’re looking for more versatility and an extended range, an upgrade to a five-string bass is an excellent choice. Fifteen years ago, I tried my first five-string bass after three years of playing and never looked back. I remember thinking back then, sure, the neck might be a bit thicker, and the strings are … Read more In-depth Review of the Best 5 string bass guitars

The Clear Winner of Best bass guitar under $1000

Best Bass Guitar Under 1000

If you’re fortunate enough to have a budget of a grand to work with when deciding on your new instrument, you have quite a bit quality options out there that bring together high-end craftsmanship with beautiful aesthetics and tremendous tonal versatility. Out of all my years of playing bass and teaching students that opt for … Read more The Clear Winner of Best bass guitar under $1000

Best Left Handed Acoustic Guitars, Surprising Selections

Best left handed guitars

While it is true that right-handed players have a wider range of options available to them, top-tier brands have increasingly jumped on the left-handed guitar bandwagon. In my years of playing and teaching guitar, I’ve come across many different students and colleagues who play left-handed, and thankfully there is no shortage of great left-handed guitars … Read more Best Left Handed Acoustic Guitars, Surprising Selections