Real Guitar Adventure for Grownups

Guitar Player Journey

Oh Susanna/When the Saints Medley

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​About a week ago I decided to set a goal. I’ve been fooling around with a fingerstyle medley of Oh Susanna and When the Saints Go Marching In. I had fun playing around with it but it was sloppy and not something I would want to play for others.I set a goal to film it in one week. I thought I could practice it a little bit each day and it would be ready. NOT! ...

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Try These 5 Steps to Learn Barre Chords Faster (and everything else)

Try These 5 Steps to Learn Barre Chords Faster (and everything else)

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I was brought up in the era of people like Jimi Hendrix and Pete Townsend (of The Who). These guys could jump around the stage and play guitar behind their back. All while sounding incredible. A lot of my friends and I had a romanticized thought about guitar. If they could do all of that, surely if we fiddled around enough we’d be good. Maybe not playing...

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How I Stay Motivated With Guitar

How I Stay Motivated With Guitar

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Are you struggling to stay motivated to keep learning guitar? Everyone knows that you should practice regularly to get good at something. But if you’re anything like me there are times when you just don’t feel motivated.Life could be really busy and guitar takes the back seat You might feel like you’re not progressing enough, orYou could just feel like...

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My Story

My Story

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  I want to share  a story with you. Even though most people know me now as a successful recording artist, guitar coach and business owner… It wasn't always like that. As a young adult, I did like young adults do… spent my time doing a little of this, little of that, and then trying something else. That was okay at first, but over time it began to wear on me....

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Six Blind Students And The Elephant

Six Blind Students And The Elephant

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[vertical_spacing height=”20″]   I understand this story originated in ancient India. Six blind men were asked by their teacher to determine what an elephant looked like. They approached the animal and begin by feeling different parts of the elephant's body. The blind man who felt a leg pronounced “the elephant is like a pillar extending from the...

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