In this free online guitar lesson, I present 7 open chord substitutions for use as replacements for your basic open chords.
A well crafted and well written pop ballad, Ed Sheeran's "Perfect" is an ideal guitar song for both beginners and intermediate guitar players to learn. Those just starting out on guitar will appreciate the manageable tempo and use of basic open chords throughout, whilst those advancing on the instrument will find the swung 12/8 guitar… Continue reading Guitar Lesson: How To Play “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran
I had such a lot of positive feedback on my post "Top 10 Guitar Songs For Beginners" that I've decided to release a sequel! In case you missed my previous article on Colchester Guitar Teacher, I ran down a list of 10 great songs that, in my experience, have been ideal for complete beginners on… Continue reading 5 More Great Guitar Songs For Beginners
So you've decided it's time to start learning guitar and take lessons. Congrats! In your first lesson, your teacher will go through the basics on the instrument such as how to hold it, how to fret notes and how to pluck the strings. After that, it's time to learn how to play it! Personally, I… Continue reading Top 10 Guitar Songs For Beginners
Starting to learn to play the guitar can be intimidating and frustrating. Those first chords are a nightmare, and it can feel like ages before you start to feel confident on the instrument.