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What Acoustic Guitar Body Type Should You Buy?

What Acoustic Guitar Body Type Should I Buy? (Buyers Guide)

When looking to purchase an acoustic guitar, whether it’s your first or twenty-first, options abound. One of the many options is the guitar’s size or …

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What Is The CAGED System Used For?

What Is The CAGED System Used For?

The CAGED System is one of the most popular and effective ways to learn chords on the guitar. This five-pattern system is also a very …

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Caged System Exercises

5 CAGED System Exercises – Level Up Your Playing

By now, you may be familiar with – or at least heard of – the CAGED System. CAGED is a five-pattern system based on the …

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Homeschool Guitar Lessons

6 Best Online Homeschool Guitar Lessons 2020

I have the joyous privilege of being a musician and a father. Having been a professional guitarist since 2003 teaching countless kids how to play …

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What is The CAGED System?

What is The CAGED System?

Prospective students often ask me how difficult learning the guitar is compared with other instruments. I typically get this question from piano players or folks …

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8 Months Guitar Progress

8 Months Guitar Progress (Video + Breakdown)

Learning guitar can be a frustrating experience, in fact so much so that I have written a few articles around the subject in previous months. …

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Why Are Fender Guitars Cheaper Than Gibson Guitars?

Why Are Fender Guitars Cheaper Than Gibson Guitars?

I became a professional guitarist almost by default. I am a class-A guitar nerd, obsessed with the guitar in such a way that there was …

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Best Advanced Strumming Patterns

7 Best Advanced Strumming Patterns

In the advanced stages of your guitar playing adventures, new doors open up for rhythmic possibilities. The brain moves out of the way and a …

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Best Intermediate Strumming Patterns

7 Best Intermediate Strumming Patterns

As one progresses in their journey of learning how to play guitar, it becomes evident that this instrument is about much more than learning chords. …

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Best Beginner Strumming Patterns

7 Best Beginner Strumming Patterns

The guitar is not only a melodic instrument but a percussive, rhythmic one. Learning the strum patterns for a song is as simple as learning …

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Differences-Between-A-Beginner-and-Intermediate-Guitar-Player

6 Differences Between Beginner And Intermediate Guitar Players

The ability to track your progress is essential in learning a new skill. As a guitar player, the easiest way to do this is with …

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How To Check Guitar Authenticity

How To Check Guitar Authenticity

As a guitar player, when I drop money on a Fender, Gibson, Ibanez, PRS or any other top-of-the-line axe, I want to know that I …

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