Acoustic Guitar Shopping Getting Started with Acoustic Guitar. Steel string acoustic guitar is by far the easiest way to get started. There are 1/2, 3/4 and full sized guitars to match the size of the student. Many reputable companies make acoustic guitar starter packages: Fender, Yamaha, Epiphone, Washburn, Takamine etc… [...]
Electric Guitar Shopping Ok, so it is straight to the electric guitar for you! I have been in the middle of many battles between Parents and their Son or Daughter who has their heart set on getting started with electric guitar. Usually, the parent wants the student to start on [...]
Classical Guitar Shopping Andres Torres Segovia (1893-1987) I saw Andres perform at the CalArt’s Perfomance Hall when he was 92 years old! He played like he was in his 20’s. My classical instructor Richard Glenn from the University of California, Irvine took master classes with Segovia. Classical guitar is a [...]
Bass Guitar Shopping Getting Started with Bass Guitar! I love teaching the bass guitar. It has a great feel and makes the student realize the importance of solid rhythm playing and groove quickly. Regardless of the style, Funk, Pop, Jazz, Rock, Punk, Blues, Country etc…the bass guitar has a definite [...]
Ukulele Shopping Ah, here we are…the uke. Jus’ chill out, strum a few chords…beach optional. I hate to be the bad guy but the ukulele is a capable musical instrument. Don’t get me wrong, I like to chill out too but it is best to approach the ukulele seriously rather [...]
Practice makes perfect, so why not practice every day? Here are some daily guitar exercises you should try in between lessons to improve your skills.
Have you always wanted to learn bass guitar but are not sure whether to pick up a guitar or bass guitar? Check out this article to see the difference between both!
My Official Youtube Channel for online guitar lessons, online bass lessons and online ukulele lessons has just passed 1 million views! I started the channel in 2011 so it's not exactly viral status but I am still happy with reaching the million mark. My YouTube videos are great previews for [...]
Learning to play guitar like Joe Perry will take some work! I have many guitar students who love his blues, rock influenced guitar style. Joe has said himself that he "doesn't want to play in a Aerosmith tribute band." So you will hear him take a fresh, free-style approach rarely [...]
Ukulele tab for "The Way I Am" by Ingrid Michaelson. Learn to play "The Way I Am" on ukulele with my ukulele tab preview video and ukulele tab. Page one is a free download and the remaining page can be purchased in the Store for $2.00. My ukulele tab arrangement [...]