Guitar Philosophy

“Life is one damn thing after another!”………………………Mark Twain Mark Twain, being a humorist, often put profound insights into humorous form. One can find the inner meaning of the above quote in the writings of great philosophers, mystics, and saints. This saying is pointing to an understanding that has been recognized as an attitude whose attainment

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Guitar Philosophy

The longer I teach, the more I am impressed with one unassailable fact: most of what becoming good or great on the guitar is about has nothing to do with “musical ability”. It has everything to do with that group of qualities loosely spoken of as “character”.When I was 16 years old, I met a

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How To Practice Guitar

Tension In the Body Prevents Guitar ImprovementOne of the most important things you must keep in mind when you practice and play is thatall the parts of your body affect each other as you are making the movements involved inplaying. If you want maximum guitar improvement every time you practice you must beaware of your

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How To Practice Guitar

Sympathetic Tension Makes You Unable To Control Your FingersLet’s talk about finger control on guitar. We have learned about “The Cycle Of The Note” and how tension goes into the body with every note you play. Now it is time to learn about the tension that goes into your fingers every time you play a note,

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How To Practice Guitar

Learn To Control “The Cycle Of The Note” – Or Suffer From Uncontrolled Tension!There are certain things that go wrong at the beginning of virtually all guitar students training.The most important of these is ignorance of what happens in the body every time you play a note on the guitar  Every time you play a note,

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