Hungry for chops?
Lamb chops? Pork chops? Noooo... Guitar chops!!! So what on earth are guitar chops you might ask.... Well, I'm glad you did. Guitar chops are the tasty ( ;-) part of your guitar playing vocabulary. They help build your skill and identidy on the instrument. Earlier this week I came across an article in Guitar Player online. GP interviewed some of the top guitarists about how they worked on building their chops. I thought this might be of interest to some of you to gain a persp
The 4th Dimension
This week I was fortunate to see a living legend of guitar.... John McLaughlin and his 4th Dimension band. It was an absolutley amazing night! These four master muscians, are a great lesson in what it takes to be at the very top level. Everyone listening & communicating with each other, Rhythmically super tight, & Complete command over their instruments (Gary Husband plays keyboards & drums!!!) Very inspiring gig! Here's a snippet of the Sydney sound check for the show I att
Happily ever guitarra!!!
....or "What to expect, when you're expecting.... to play guitar" Why Consistency? A Simple Plan Goals Rewards & Bribes The other "C" word Happily ever guitarra As part of my series on getting started with guitar, last time we looked at motivation, in this post we take the next step.... Whether for kids or adults, consistency is critical in terms of the enjoyment and satisfaction of guitar lessons/playing. This is because motivation is directly related to consistency (see my