Blog for Beginners

Blog for Beginners: Starting on guitar, and becoming a good player

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Getting your first guitar can be exciting and bewildering all at once. A guitar isn't like a video game that teaches and develops your skills and control dexterity in a training level. You may not have even thought about that part when you decided to wish for a guitar. But there it is, sitting there waiting for a new virtuoso to pick it up. So let's talk a bit about first steps.  It's important to realize that you aren't a virtuoso as you play your first notes. You're not going to be, nobody is, and no matter how great a...

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Beginner Blog #2: Buying Your First Guitar

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Beginner Blog #2: Buying Your First Guitar

So you’ve decided you are going to start playing guitar. That’s awesome. You recognize the role music plays in your life, and you want to take a next step of actually playing or writing your own. There are any things I can say about long journeys starting with a single step, and how the difference between a master and a beginner is a master has made more mistakes. But really, it starts with a choice. Which guitar? You may look through a web site or go to a store and get overwhelmed, there are soooo many options and you likely...

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Beginner Blog #1: Buying a first guitar as a gift

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Beginner Blog #1: Buying a first guitar as a gift

We're at the time of year where a lot of parents who know nothing about guitars are asked to buy guitars for Christmas. No doubt this causes a lot of worry and stress about getting the right thing.  You don't have to worry. In the music industry, and probably other specialized hobbyist type industries we understand this, anticipate, and train for how to answer questions and make these kinds of customers feel more welcome. So if you're reading this, and you're in this situation, relax. No need to worry. We have you covered.  But since you're reading this, you're probably...

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