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Is it OK to start with an electric guitar?

First of all, if you are not currently using an acoustic or electric guitar, then I cannot recommend buying a first electric guitar from me if you haven’t got one already. You will either have to learn a few tricks from me and put the guitar in reverse tuning until you understand how to play […]

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How long does it take to become good at guitar?

When I was 11 years old, I had a guitar for about 5 weeks, which was the minimum recommended time for someone with a musical IQ. But, as with all things in my life, I had to change. By the time I was 14 I had gotten very good at fingerpicking, which is one of […]

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How many guitar chords should I learn?

You should be able to learn 20 or so guitar and bass chord patterns – the most basic of which are B Major and C Major – and have them memorized by the time you reach high school. Learning a few more at a time can lead to your gaining more and more confidence without […]

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How long does it take to learn fingerstyle guitar?

I’ve learned a lot of stuff in the past few years on and off the guitar, but a lot of it is really just a matter of putting in some practice, getting comfortable with the material, getting feedback (a lot of people have this kind of problem, you start picking the fingerpicking you like and […]

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What is the best way to learn guitar?

One of the most important things to me is learning as much as possible. It’s true that you’re more likely to lose something of it. Having that knowledge that you can get away with more things is what you like about being an instructor and a musician. As a student how would you recommend a […]