Month: January 2016

Best Guitar Cases and Gig Bags

A guitar case is essential. Most manufacturers will include a case in the price of a new guitar. In general, the pricier the guitar, the better the case. If your guitar didn’t come with a …

How To Solo Guitar: Scale Choice Confusion?

Today I am going to talk some more about improvisation, specifically melodic improvisation: `soloing’ or `lead playing’ as some call it. Sorry jazz people, I am going to disappoint you and focus on songs that …

Best Guitar Strap and Strap Locks

Buying a guitar strap may seem like a no-brainer. But, there are a couple of things to consider — comfort and durability. Wearing a guitar for a long time can get uncomfortable, especially if you’re …

Learn to Play Guitar with Method Books

The guitar “method” book is a staple for guitar players going back decades. Before audio, video, and Internet guitar lessons, there were guitar method book. Click here to find the best beginner guitar Learn to …

Learn to Play Guitar — Left Handers

If you are left handed, you have a decision to make. Should you learn to play like a righty? Or should you get a left-handed guitar? Here’s a suggestion from a left-handed guitar player. “Go …

How to Practice Guitar With a Metronome

A metronome is a mechanical device that provides a click sound at a selected tempo. The metronome lets you learn to control the timing of the music. Critics of metronome practice rightfully claim that real …