How To Be A Better Rhythm Guitarist – How To Improve Your Rhythm Playing

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As guitarists, it’s so easy to get caught up in practising cool licks, scales, arpeggios and anything else that’s going to help us become a better lead guitar player. However, it’s very important not to lose sight of a slightly more important aspect of the instrument, which is rhythm playing! Think about it, unless you’re Steve Vai or Joe Satriani, you’ll be spending most of your time in a band…

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5 More Great Guitar Songs For Beginners

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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 the guitar to learn in their first few lessons. Don’t get me wrong, learning scales,…

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Guitar Lessons On Skype

The internet is truly a wonderful thing. In previous years, I would be restricted as a guitar teacher to only being able to offer guitar lessons in my home-town of Colchester, Essex, as well as its surrounding areas such as Clacton, Harwich, Ipswich, Suffolk, Manningtree and Chelmsford, to name but a few. However, I am pleased to announce that now, thanks to the magic of technology, I am able to offer guitar, bass and music lessons to anyone in the world with an internet connection!

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5 Surprisingly Difficult Guitar Songs

In my last post, I wrote about the Top 10 Guitar Songs For Beginners, focussing on the best rock and pop tunes that students and teachers alike for those wanting to take guitar lessons and music tuition. However, in this post, I thought I’d focus on those of you out there who perhaps a little more advanced on the instrument, and are looking for a new challenge to stretch yourself with!

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Top 10 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 tend to have more success showing a new student an easy song or tune first…

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