How to Sing + Play Guitar at the Same Time (5 Steps)

How to Sing + Play Guitar at the Same Time (5 Steps)

One of my new students recently asked about singing and playing the guitar at the same time, and noticed that my beginner guitar lessons do not contain any video material on the subject. This is true, I’m sorry to say that I have no singing voice whatsoever, so this subject isn’t addressed on the website…

Too old to learn guitar at 30? 40? 50? 60? Think again!

Undoubtedly some of the most frequent letters I get here at TheGuitarLesson.com are from people asking whether they are too old to learn guitar. In fact, the “Am I too old to learn guitar” subject line letters come from people in all age groups. It’s funny because I’ve had 13-14-year-old kids ask this question, adults of…

How to Hold a Guitar Pick

Learning how to hold the guitar pick correctly is one of the first things you should learn when you decide to learn the guitar. If you learn it well in the beginning, you’ll never need to worry about it again, and it’ll make your learning experience much easier. Many beginners instinctively hold the pick between…

Quickly Learn the Notes on the Guitar Neck (Step-By-Step Guide)

Being able to instantly identify, and move to different notes along the fretboard is a must know skill for anyone serious about learning to play the guitar. Knowing your way around the neck of the guitar is important for playing chords and chord progressions, for improvising, and an absolute must if you want to start…

9 Tips on How to Jam on Guitar with Other Musicians

9 Tips on How to Jam on Guitar with Other Musicians

Playing at jam sessions is an important milestone in the life of all guitarists. Getting together with other like-minded people is great fun, fosters friendships, and will really advance your guitar skills. After playing guitar for 20+ years, I’ve had my share of jams, good ones, and bad ones. There are a number of guitar…