Developing Great Practice Habits

John McCarthy, lead instructor of the Rockhouse Method dvd and guitar instructional material brand wrote a great article on how to develop great practice habits.

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Guitar Center Coupon Code

Another good sale at Guitar Center. Save: $15 off $75 or more $50 off $299 or more $150 off $799 or more Click the link below and use the code “snowman”

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Coupon Code at Musicians Friend

Click the links below to grab some Christmas gear and save some $$ at Musicians Friend   Shop the Friends and Family Event at Musician’s Friend. 15% off select brands on your order of $50 +. Use Code: Family15. Valid 12/6-12/8   Marshall Amp Blowout – Up to 50% Off MSRP!

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Guitar Tips from Marty Schwartz

  Marty Schwartz of GuitarJamz and Youtube guitar instructor extraordinaire just put out a list of excellent tips on guitar equipment.  Check em out- Editors Note: I personally think Marty Schwartz has to be one of the best guitar teachers out there.  His Youtube material is the best out there and if you like that, his online…

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Improve Your Picking Technique Today!

One of my students is having some trouble with his picking technique.Not only is he having trouble synching both his left and right hand together but his picking is choppy and uneven.  I gave him a couple of exercise to work on and in the last couple of weeks, he has really improved. If you…

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I’ve been licked and don’t know what to do!

I love playing the blues and am always trying to improve my blues improvisation so recently I purchased 200 Blues Licks: Guitar Licks Goldmineto learn some new licks. 

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Labor Day Guitar Sale

Both Musicians Friend and Guitar Center are having big Labor Day sales.  Dont miss out!             Save $10 off $150-249.99 $25 off $250 – 599.99 $100 off $600+! Exp. 9/6/11. Use Coupon code: NOWPLAY                 Get 15% off a single item $299 or…

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Can’t Strum?

One of my private lesson students, Jim is having trouble keeping an even strum with the pattern in a song we are working on.  To help him I put together the below article on the mechanics of strumming the guitar and how to count to keep an even rhythm.  It really helped him out to…

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Top 10 Guitarists of All Time

There are a lot of fantastic guitar players out there but I thought it would be fun to compile what I think are the 10 best guitar gods to ever grace the instrument.

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What Exactly is a Chord?

As guitar players, we are constantly talking about guitar chords.  Have you ever stopped yourself and thought about what a chord really is and how it is constructed? Understanding chord construction will help your playing in so many ways as well as help give you the tools to talk and understand the language of music. This is…

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