Morley Maverick Mini Wah Review

Jimi Hendrix playing the wah

Morley Maverick Switchless Wah This is a great item to add a spark of inspiration to your guitar playing.  The Morley Mini Wah pedal is probably second to the distortion pedal for enhancing the creativity of the guitar player.  Made

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Rock Guitar 101 Lesson 6 Intro To Playing Lead Guitar

Looking past the fundamentals of rhythm playing Once you get the fundamentals of playing rhythm guitar down, you can then look into what it takes to play lead guitar.  Rock Guitar 101 shows you this in lesson 6.  Lead guitar is

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Tips On How To Maintain Your Guitar Fretboard

guitar cleaner

Tips On How To Maintain Your Guitar Fretboard Why do guitar maintenance? Guitar maintenance is important because many things can affect the way the guitar plays.  Like for instance, the guitar neck is designed to move so that it can

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Finger exercises And Hand Warm-Ups To Get In Shape

Finger exercises

When it comes to playing guitar, you want to make sure you do what athletes do, you warm up and get your fingers in shape.  This is very important for forming and holding guitar chords and playing guitar scales. By

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Why Certain Notes Are Used When Forming Guitar Chords

C Major chord notes

There is a reason why specific notes are used for creating chords on the guitar. This is called chord-embellishment theory. What is a chord-embellishment? This is the understanding of what notes are used in creating guitar chords. When learning guitar

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Rock guitar 101 Book Review lesson 5 Picking Hand Development

Picking hand

Rock guitar 101 Book Review lesson 5 Picking Hand Development This is another very important step in your learning development of playing rock guitar.  All the rhythm you create will be done with you picking hand.  That is why it

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Rock guitar 101 Book Review Lesson 4 Power Chords & Creating Rhythm

Izzy Stradlin

Once you have mastered your open chords or would like to take a break from them, you can proceed to work on your closed power chords. Once you get the open chords down you can focus on learning power chords

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Rock guitar 101 Book Lesson 3 Tuning Up And Learning Your First Chords

Snark clip-on tuner

Once you get your guitar, amp and tone set, you can then progress forward with where the fun comes in. Learn to tune up your guitar and play it!  Start off with open chords first. These are great because they

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How To Play Guitar Like Angus Young Of AC/DC Secret Solo Techniques

Angus Young

When it comes to playing lead guitar, not many guitar players can match tenacity of Angus Young from AC/DC.  His approach to guitar playing is inspiring and has touched the souls of millions of would-be guitar players worldwide. With a  straightforward

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Mitchell MU40 Soprano Ukulele Review Best For A Beginner To Get Started With

Mitchell MU40 Soprano Ukulele Review

Mitchell MU40 Soprano Ukulele Review Best For A Beginner To Get Started With Although I teach guitar and promote learning it for many reasons, I think it is also good to try out the ukulele. This is another stringed instrument

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