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The Key To Guitar Improvisation – Imitate, Assimilate, Innovate

The Key To Guitar Improvisation – Imitate, Assimilate, Innovate

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Imitate Start by imitating your favorite players. Copy there licks and transcribe their solos from recordings. Also attempt to emulate their sound and the subtle inflections that create the magic in their playing. Here's what Clark Terry has to say about the first step: By imitating the players you love, you’ll begin to understand the music on a deeper level and...

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Learning Guitar: The Perfect Guitar Practice Session for Beginners

Learning Guitar: The Perfect Guitar Practice Session for Beginners

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The Perfect Guitar Practice Session For Beginners   When learning to play guitar one of the most important aspects is to learn how to practice. In this lesson I'm going to demonstrate the perfect practice session. This is just an example of a practice session. What you actually practice will vary depending on your level and what you working on. I find it...

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Avoiding Bad Habits With Guitar Learning Mistake #3

Avoiding Bad Habits With Guitar Learning Mistake #3

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  Over the past 40 years of owning my own music school I think I've seen every self taught guitarist bad habit possible… and that’s not even counting the ones I developed myself and had to overcome. In this lesson I'm going to talk about the most common bad habits that can be avoided or, if you’ve been playing for awhile, fixed. If you put even a small...

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Avoiding Back Pain And Back Stretches for Guitar Players

Avoiding Back Pain And Back Stretches for Guitar Players

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  Having a sore back has been an ongoing problem for me for many years and can be a significant obstacle to playing guitar. Guess I should have listened as a child to my mom when she told me not to slouch in my chair. 🙂 I have done quite a bit of research and paid big bucks to help relieve the pain and heal my back. I’d like to share with you some of the things...

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Pop Rock Chord Change Workout – 5 Minute Practice Session

Pop Rock Chord Change Workout – 5 Minute Practice Session

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Welcome to another one of my super cool 5 Minute Guitar Practice Sessions. Just a couple of things before you watch the video and get ready to work out… guitaristically speaking.             Your First Practice Session?   If this is your first practice session with me the just a couple of things I want to make clear.  1. This is NOT a...

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