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Simple Chord Progressions

Once you’ve learned some of the basic chords on the guitar, the next step is to learn to move from one chord to the next. This is what we call…

Music Theory 101

Music theory is a vast subject. There are so many things to learn and it can be hard to know where to begin. Let’s start by learning what a “key”…

More 3 Chord Rock and Roll

3 chord rock and roll songs can be found in any era/decade of rock music. 3 chord songs are also the basis of most pop, country and folk music. Here’s…

3 Minor Pentatonic Scale Patterns

Here are 3 patterns of an A minor pentatonic scale. Most blues and rock guitar riffs derive from these patterns. The first step is to practice and memorize them.Then you…

3 Chord Rock and Roll

It’s amazing how many rock songs are based around 3 chords.It really doesn’t matter which decade you choose, you can find 1000’s of them. From early Elvis to The Black…

Guitar Finger Exercise For Total Beginners

If you’re just starting out on guitar and don’t to know where to begin, try this simple finger exercise. It won’t sound like you’re playing a song but it will…

Tips On Playing Bar Chords

Beginning guitarists often avoid playing bar chords.They can be physically challenging for the left hand.Cramping and pains are normal but in time they become as easy to play as open…

The Minor Pentatonic Scale

The minor pentatonic scale is the one scale that every guitarist must know how to play. It’s a simple 5 note scale that can be played anywhere on the neck.…

How To Use a Metronome

Today’s Drum Blog is about using a Metronome. Why is it that so many musicians fear the metronome? Is it because it shows their inadequacies? Is it because it’s perfect…

How to Learn the Notes on the Guitar

3 Easy Steps 1. Memorize the name of each open string – EADGBE 2. Memorize the musical alphabet -ABCDEFG All the letters in the musical alphabet are a whole step…

Importance of Practicing

When you memorize a new piece of music it can be fairly easy to remember if it’s still fresh in your mind. After a few days go by of not…
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