The Best Classical Guitar for Beginners

Your first guitar is so crucial to your success as a beginner guitarist. I can't stress it enough that you take the time to think about all the reasons you have decided to learn to play. For a beginner who plans to play classical or jazz music, I cannot recommend any guitar more than The Cordoba C5 Guitar. I own one and play it every day. It is the best classical guitar for beginners and I will tell you why. This is a joy to play!! Key Elements...

Stay In Tune! – The Best Clip On Guitar Tuners Review

You need to Stay in Tune! - The best clip-on guitar tuners review will give you a choice of tuners to help you sound at your best. Nothing is more crucial to your playing experience than to be in tune. From the moment you pick up your guitar, you need to be aware of the pitch of your strings. This should all become on autopilot, you tune and then start playing. Why Use A Clip-On Tuner? Unless, you always plug into an amp to play, then using...

The 4 Best Female Guitarists of All Time

I know I'm crazy to offer my opinion but here goes. There are only a few female guitarists in the world that would be classed as the 4 best female guitarists of all time. The only problem with this is that no one can agree on the absolute list. Therefore, I am going to give you my opinion, as a female guitarist of 40 years. Feel free to rant and rave at me! Who is the top Female Guitarist Without a doubt, it would be Sister Rosetta Tharpe....

Guitar tips for Beginners – Having Fun

Starting anything new can be exciting but it is necessary to set up a structure for your practice so that you will want to continue. These guitar tips for beginners will encourage you to create a fun plan that you can follow for life. If you are not happy with the guitar you have and it seems to always be going out of tune quickly. Check that you don't just need new strings (about every 6 weeks if you are playing a lot or live by the ocean). Or...

How to Learn Guitar for Free Review

Yes, I really do mean how to learn guitar for free. Many guitar sites promote being able to learn for free but when you click through it is only a trial and then you have to pay. What I am going to share with you is the best sites I have found, where it is always free. This doesn't mean that the quality of the lessons is less. I've checked them out and the National Guitar Academy and Justin Guitar are the standout winners. Who is Mike Kennedy...

5 Fun Singing Tips For Beginners

Learning to sing should be a lot of fun! So, I'm going to share with you my top 5 fun singing tips for beginners. That will make you start singing and keep you coming back over and over. If you enjoy the way you learn, you will consequently keep singing for your whole life. You may have caught the singing bug young when you were in school. Or maybe you have wanted to sing all your life. But there was never any time or money to learn. This is...

Easy Finger Exercises For Guitar

Easy finger exercises for guitar are designed to give you finger flexibility. 10 minutes of daily practice will get you quick results. If you want to play lead guitar or combined chords and melody, you need to get muscle memory. I've had arthritis in my hands from the age of 16 and have played for over 42 years, these exercises keep my fingers supple. Over time you will get speed. They are simple, easy, and quick. How To Do The Exercises Grab...

4 Habits of a Successful Guitarist

You are starting a new adventure into the music world, so you want to get it right from the very beginning. This is where my 4 habits of a successful guitarist will kick start your fun and progress. Habit #1 - Tune up First Are you thinking that this is an obvious suggestion? It isn't really. I know many guitarists who have not created the automatic action of picking their guitar up and tuning it. The first time, every time. The main problem...

How do I Stay Motivated to Practice Guitar?

Whenever we start a new skill or endeavor there is a rush of excitement. But then a few months down the track we all stop practicing. Why?  In, how do I stay motivated to practice guitar, I want to explore how our minds work and give you a few strategies to beat the blues. Well, it could be blues guitar if that is your musical love. But let's look at a list of ways to keep on enjoying and progressing in your guitar playing for years to come....

Epiphone Les Paul Electric Player Pack Review

So you have decided to buy an Epiphone Les Paul Electric Player Pack and want to be sure it will meet your needs. If you are a beginner then there can be no better electric guitar. It could make a wonderful gift for an aspiring guitarist in your family. Selling for just $249 US for the whole Players Pack, exceptional value. (only available in the USA) What is included in the pack? A Les Paul Special 2 LTD solid-body guitar, with 2 Humbucker...