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.
DADGAD is becoming such a popular alternate tuning for acoustic guitarists that’s it’s called “the other standard tuning.”
Mel Bay Presents Understanding DADGAD for Fingerstyle Guitar offers a clearly-explained introduction to playing fingerstyle DADGAD guitar.
Procrastination is the biggest enemy of many beginner guitarists. Typically, after someone has bought their first guitar and had their first few lessons, they will lock themselves in their room for hours and practice until their fingertips are too sore
A Modern Method for Guitar by William Leavitt is the basic text for the Berklee College of Music guitar program. This method series has stood the test of time and earned a vast and loyal following of dedicated guitar students … Read the rest
There’s nothing better than getting kids involved in music. Ideally, you’ll be able to find a teacher who has experience with children. But if that’s not possible, you can get your kids started with these method books. Kids under 10 … Read the rest
While it’s certainly possible to tune your guitar by ear, most guitarists will find having an electronic tuner to be convenient and helpful. Compared to tuning by ear, using an electronic tuner is a much simpler process.