• Learn to Play Guitar

    The C-A-G-E-D Guitar System In a Nutshell

    What I want to discuss is the C-A-G-E-D guitar system, a method of learning the guitar for beginning students, based on five basic chord forms and scale shapes that teach students all of the note locations on the fingerboard. The fundamental concept is to first learn five basic guitar chords – chords that everyone inevitably ends up learning first on the guitar anyway, and the chords you need  to impress the ladies by learning just about every song they want to hear you sing. The chords are, ironically enough, C, A, G, E, and D. (Go figure.)  The order of these chords remain constant and the scale shapes overlap, so as you…

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    Buying Best Guitar for Kids (A Parent’s Guide)

    Daddy! Mommy! I want a guitar!As a guitar playing parent, this is probably one of the proudest moments you’ll have, the day your child comes up to you and tell you that he wants to start learning to play guitar. Think about the endless hours of bonding you can do while playing together, all of the gear you can convince your better half that needs to be bought in order to keep the little one happy, all of the trips to the music store to check out the new swag being peddled… it’s practically a dream come true! For the non-guitar playing parent, however, the task can be much more daunting.…