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Richie Havens’ Thumb Fretting Madness - GMI - Guitar & Music Institute Online Guitar Lessons

Richie Havens’ thumb fretting madness Among other honors, soulful, folky groove-meister Richie Havens (1941–2013) holds the distinction of being the …

The Key to Understanding the Minor Pentatonic Scale

The minor pentatonic scale is quite possibly the most used and, suffice it to say, over-used scale on the guitar. The open strings themselves even …

Marktübersicht Audiointerfaces für Gitarre

Ob großräumiges Studio oder private Musikantenhöhle: Um ein vernünftiges Interface kommt kein professioneller Musiker heutzutage mehr herum. Das …

Video Lesson: Remembering Glen Campbell and His Acoustic Style

Bill EvansSeptember 13, 2017<p><b>From the November 2017 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY ADAM LEVY</b><p>During the late 1960s and on into the ’70s, variety shows …

Beautiful Chords That Are Easy to Play

Great-sounding chords that don't twist your fingers in a knot.

Electric Guitar

The Minor Pentatonic Scale

T<b>he minor pentatonic scale is probably the most commonly learned, practiced and used scale by guitarists of all genres. This scale is a must-know</b> …

Martin Guitar History: Once Upon A Time In America

<b>“You know, Martin is a company America should be really proud of. They never compromised, they’ve never done less than their best, they’ve</b> …

Guitar

Video Lesson: Get Rhythm, Part 2: More on Beats, Meters, and More

Bill EvansJuly 20, 2018<p><b>From the September 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY GRETCHEN MENN</b><p>In the first part of this series (<i>AG</i> August 2018), I …

Electric Guitar

From Doc Watson to Carl Miner: The Power of Bluegrass Crosspicking

A primer on bluegrass crosspicking.

Guitar

Guitar Essentials: How to Construct a Guitar Solo

Even if you’re an experienced soloist, you might occasionally find yourself locked in your old patterns, or at a loss for new techniques. And if …

Electric Guitar

Top 10 Fender Stratocaster Facts You Probably Didn't Know

In this video, Mark from Guitar Nerds, a U.K.-based website for guitar fans (and nerds, apparently), counts down the top 10 Fender Stratocaster facts …

These Seven Essential Capo Concepts Will Spice Up Your Fretwork

The word <i>capo</i> is short for <i>capotasto</i>, which means <i>principal fret</i> in Italian.<p>A capo is used to shorten the vibrating length of a guitar’s strings. When …

How to properly use an audio compressor

Compression is one of those things that, by far, takes quite a bit of work to wrap your head around. The fundamental principle of compression is that …

24 Easy Jazz Chords Every Guitar Player Should Know

If you know your open and barre chords and are looking for something more interesting to add to your arsenal, this lesson will be perfect for …

Three Flavors of Microphone Preamps

During the analog days, recording studios often had microphone preamps built into their mixing consoles, so there was no real call for outboard mic …

Hole Notes: The Unsung Acoustic Artistry of Nick Drake

The late British singer-songwriter/multi-intrumentalist Nick Drake was largely unknown until a 1999 car commercial featuring an …

How To Find The Best Acoustic Guitar For You?

Whether you’re looking to invest in your first acoustic guitar, add to your Taylor toolbox, or simply learn more about the Taylor Guitars line, we’re …

How to Find the Right Guitar Teacher

Bill EvansJune 24, 2018<p><b>From the August 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY JEFF GUNN</b><p>As an 11-year-old wannabe guitarist in Canada in the 1990s, I was …

Ear Training Will Make You a Better Guitarist and Musician

Bill EvansJune 23, 2018<p><b>From the August 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY ADAM PERLMUTTER</b><p>Years ago, I observed a group of graduate students in their …

Taylor's radical new acoustic guitar design proves that a centuries-old musical instrument can be high-tech

Taylor<p><b>Taylor Guitars has been in business since the early 1970s.</b>• <b><br>It has always defined itself by a culture of innovation in a world where acoustic</b> …

Get Heard

Bill EvansJune 26, 2018<p><b>From the August 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY DOUG YOUNG</b><p>One of the appeals of playing an acoustic guitar is the …

Can’t write sheet music? This app will do it for you

While the proliferation of the smartphone has given all musicians – professional and aspiring – easy access to a recording device, there’s no …

'It’s just you and six strings:' Busy professionals use guitar lessons to relieve stress

Alex Manwell starts to tune up a guitar as he begins his lesson. He explains to his teacher that he didn’t practice much the previous week because work is busy; he’s swamped with meetings.<p>“This is the therapy part” of the lesson, he says. “I complain.”<p>The 29-year-old consultant and real estate …

Want to Play Jazz Guitar? Start with These Five Songs

When learning how to play jazz guitar, many of us know we need to learn scales, arpeggios and chords, but we are sometimes stuck when looking for …

Seven Habits That Will Make You a Better Guitarist

39<p>SHARES<p>Like the headline says, here are seven habits — habits you'll need to get into — that will, simply put, make you a better guitarist.<p>01.</b> …

Muscle Maintenance for Guitarists

If you have not had a guitar-related injury of some sort, you probably know someone who has. Your wrist? My shoulder! Oh, my aching back. Ice it. Put …

The 6 Best Microphones For Recording Acoustic Guitar - The Blogging Musician

The 6 Best Microphones For Recording Acoustic Guitar. The Blogging Musician @ adamharkus.com<p>You might have the best, most beautiful sounding acoustic …

Music Production

3 Ways a Capo Can Unlock Your Guitar Playing

I’m always surprised when I meet guitarists that overlook the massive potential of their Capo. Whenever I’m stuck in a rut with songwriting, my Capo …

SongTown: The Anatomy Of A Love Song

0<p>SHARES<p>Several weeks ago, I was in a discussion with some other writers at my publishing company about the state of songwriting as a career. Things …

All The Things You Are

All the Things You Are (Jerome Kern) is one of the most commonly played jazz standards and is often one of the first tunes called at a jazz jam …

Electric Guitar