Help! My Fat Fingers are Muting the Guitar Strings!

One of the most common problems that beginner guitarists experience is the “fat finger” issue. I put it into quotation marks, because 95% of the time, it’s not a real problem, just a newbie thing. No matter whether they have short and chubby fingers, or long and skinny ones, beginners will always have difficulty fretting…

Using the Internet to Advance Piano Music Knowledge

Learning the piano to some capacity is something that almost everyone can do. It takes some time and patience, as well as dedication, but ultimately builds confidence and adds a skill that can be used to impress people with beautiful piano music. After hundreds of years, the piano is an instrument that is still used…

Learn to Feel the Blues

I’ve written loads on learning blues guitar, but never really talked about how you can feel the blues πŸ™‚ You’ve probably noticed that blues guitarists absolutely love their job. Their face says it all. I mean if you’ve ever been to a blues bar with real blues musicians, or have seen BB King when he…

22 Most Influential and Best Blues Guitarists

Blues guitar is one of the most influential guitar genres, therefore the best blues guitarists had a significant impact and influence on our music today. Ever since the end of the 19th century when the African-American communities of the Southern US started playing and singing the blues, it has affected and shaped other musical genres…

Should a guitarist learn standard music notation, or just guitar tablature?

One of my online students just wrote me a letter, asking whether he needs to learn to read standard music notation, or is tablature enough. …a few guys locally who are in the local music biz and they all tell me that guitar, or any other instrument for that matter, should only be taught with the standard music notation……

Guitar Pro Tutorial

GP6 is an awesome piece of tablature editing and playback software, and it is also a very useful tool for beginner guitarists learning to play the guitar, therefore I recommend all my students get it. This Guitar Pro tutorial will NOT cover the tons of features that take quite some time to learn and master…

Learn and Master Guitar Discount Coupon

Besides TheGuitarLesson.com, which offers some of the highest quality guitar lessons for beginners on the Internet, another powerful course that is great for beginners is Learn and Master Guitar with Steve Krenz, which is a DVD course shipped to your home. The course is somewhat pricey, but you can now get a nice discount on…