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

Electric vs. Acoustic Guitar for Beginners: Expert Advice

Electric vs Acoustic Guitar

Years back, I remember mulling over the electric vs acoustic guitar face-off, which is the best beginner decision when learning to play the guitar? As with most enjoyable things in life, the answer comes down to your unique preferences. The easiest guitar to play is the one you are most motivated to learn on and … Read more Electric vs. Acoustic Guitar for Beginners: Expert Advice