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Classical Guitar

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Practise the classical guitar tremolo

I'm sure many of you will have heard the beautiful guitar piece by Tarrega entitled Recuerdos...
Folk Guitar

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Fingerstyle Guitar

Fingerpicking is a hugely popular technique in the folk genre and has experienced a resurgence...
Classical Guitar

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How to Listen

When was the last time you listened to music? I mean, really listened? In our contemporary urban...
Bass Guitar

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Be The Bass 'Backbone'

The bass in western music has had its importance in many circumstances over the last 100 years....

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Guitar Articles

  • Keep Calm and Play Jazz

    Neil Livingstone Jazz Guitar Teacher (South West London) Picture Jazz... to many new guitar players it can seem like a daunting prospect to go down this path, leaving most more than happy to stay within their comfort zones and not even give it a try. This is possibly due to the fact that by many, it is perceived to be a higher level of playing and that...
  • Open Tunings Editor's Pick

    Josh Geffin Folk Guitar Teacher (North London) Picture Open tunings are a great way to explore new terrain on the guitar. They're popular in folk music and have been used by the likes of Martin Carthy, Bon Iver and John Fahey. I've experimented with a number of different tunings myself, and love the blank canvas of a new tuning, the potential for...
  • Three Chords and The Truth

    Sam Bloxsidge Electric Guitar Teacher (North West London) Picture My musical journey began properly at the age of ten, when I first held a guitar in my hands and was shown three chords. A, D and E. This gave me The Trogs classic 'Wild Thing.' I practised the changes to death on a beat up old classical guitar that had steel strings on it. I felt exhilarate...

 

  • Your Relationship With The Music

    Cindy Cheung Classical Guitar Teacher (Twickenham) Picture Many students may find classical guitar very imtimidating, however it is nothing to be feared if it is taken step by step. The first time a student picks up the guitar or any instrument, he or she may love it and become fascinated by it. But when the practice kicks in and their interest starts...
  • What is Music?: Music's role in quality education

    Robin Thornton Music Tutor Bass Guitar Teacher (Aberdeen) Picture There is an hierarchy of subjects in school, with the STEM subjects - Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths - at the top, languages, the Arts then Gym Class.  The question, "How would you get a job in that?", may steer student's away from subjects in which they are naturally more...
  • Learning Guitar By Ear

    Andrew Souter Jazz Guitar Teacher (Birmingham) Picture I am a firm believer in learning by ear as a supplement to learning from tab or notation. Like many guitarists, I began by learning a few essential chords (in my case from my Dad), and then spent many happy and sometimes frustrating hours studying chord grids and tab in guitar magazines and,...