One of the most common ways to understand how to play guitar chords, is by using the CAGED system. In this article, we are going to discuss how to turn 5 open chords into any bar chord you like on guitar.
Learning guitar is a fun and exciting endeavour. But it can also be very nerve-wracking, especially if you don’t know what to buy, or how to prepare for your lesson. Here are the frequently asked questions I get asked by beginner guitarists, especially if you are buying your first guitar.
Here is one way you can structure your guitar practice routine.
Guitar practice is like practicing for any sport. It requires exercise and warm-ups before you start playing. Follow these 5 hand stretches to get the most out of your guitar practice.
To play chord transitions well, every guitar player must learn the shape of the chord, timing on your strumming hand and the string clarity of your fretted hand. Learn 3 guitar exercises that can help you practice chord transitions more effectively.
Learn the 4 guitar scales every beginner and intermediate player should know. A guitar lesson for lead guitar players. Featuring my brother on bass!
In this episode, Justin shows you 3 strumming patterns on the guitar for any rock and pop song in 4/4 time. A guitar lesson for beginners.
In this episode, Justin discusses 3 left hand exercises on the guitar for beginners.
With many instrument retail stores now opting to import guitars, perhaps this is a time to reflect on whether we, as consumers, are seeing the guitars as vehicles of musical utility, or treasures to last us a lifetime of music.
Find out what we learned at the Melbourne Guitar Exhibition 2017.
Stuck between AMEB and ANZCA exams? Rockschool is an alternative music exam that promotes interactive learning with the songs you love. Check it!
Learning guitar is not a linear progression.
Find out more of what I learned at the Melbourne Guitar Show, 2016.
Do I take private guitar lessons, or do I take group guitar lessons?
I explore the debate yet again, pointing out the benefits and drawbacks of group guitar lessons.
Confidence. The one benefit that not a lot of people mention about learning guitar.
Guitar becomes an extension of who you are - and so here are 4 tips you can use to build confidence within young people learning anything - especially guitar.
Here are 10 steps you can complete before guitar performance to ensure it is a success.
Time and money are finite resources. Use them to your advantage, and make important decisions about your child's future guitar lessons.