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What is The CAGED System?

What is The CAGED System? Full Explanation For Beginners.

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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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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7 Months Guitar Progress

7 Months Guitar Progress (Video + Breakdown)

This month my guitar progress has been all about one song, well, mainly. One song that has taken me 25 hours to learn to play …

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Simple Acoustic Guitar Songs For Beginners

10 Simple Acoustic Guitar Songs For Beginners

When I started to learn to play acoustic guitar there were so many songs that I wanted to learn but every time I went to …

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Best Beginner Guitar Amp

10 Best Beginner Guitar Amps 2020

Getting a new electric guitar also means getting an amplifier. Buying a new guitar can be an arduous task for any beginner guitar player, but …

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Best Guitar Financing

Best Guitar Financing in 2020: The Definitive Guide

Best Guitar Financing: The Definitive Guide We analyzed 15 guitar retailers to find you the best guitar financing deals currently available.  Head straight to Chapter …

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