Guitar Practice

If you want to learn the guitar quickly and effectively, you will have to master the art of separating guitar practice from guitar playing. Due to the highly accessible nature of the guitar, it is extremely easy to slip into ‘playing’, rather than ‘practising’ mode. Playing is all very well, but if the aim is …

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Improvisation With The Mixolydian Scale

Improvisation With The Mixolydian Scale

This is a guitar lesson on improvisation with the Mixolydian scale. It includes an example solo and backing tracks that you can play along with. Improvisation With The Mixolydian Scale: Introduction The Mixolydian scale is a modal scale. It is formed from a major scale, starting and ending on the fifth degree. You can find out …

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How Long Does It Take To Learn Guitar?

How Long Does It Take To Learn Guitar

In this article we aim to answer the oft-asked question ‘How long does it take to learn guitar?’ We’ll give you some idea how long it takes to get good and what you can reasonably expect to achieve on the instrument within certain timeframes.

As you probably guessed, in reality ‘How long does it take to learn guitar?’ is an impossible question to answer!

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Guitar Notes

Guitar notes should be learned early on in your playing career. This page will help you to learn the notes on a guitar fretboard, with diagrams and charts. First we’ll look at notes in open position, then we’ll look at the whole of the guitar neck. You can also download a free printable PDF of …

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