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18 Things You Learn Hanging Out With Kiss

April 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Reporting Kiss’ belated first Rolling Stone cover story was an adventure, of sorts: Senior Writer Brian Hiatt went to Starbucks with the Starchild, had the Demon ask if he wanted a “nosh,” hung out in the Catman’s finished basement, and, after weeks of trying, finally got the elusive Spaceman to sit down [...]

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Eric Clapton Reissuing ‘Unplugged’ This October

September 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Eric Clapton is reissuing an expanded and remastered version of his smash acoustic album Unplugged this fall. The set includes two discs and a DVD of his entire MTV Unplugged set, as well as never-before-seen rehearsal footage.  100 Greatest Artists: Eric Clapton Unplugged has sold over 19 million copies worldwide and won Clapton six [...]

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Billy Joel Surprises With Two Songs at High School Graduation

June 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Billy Joel surprised an assembly of students at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Queens on Thursday when he showed up to answer questions and perform a pair of songs on different pianos at the school for 400 students.  Joel appeared with Tony Bennett, who opened the school through [...]

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How To Learn The Guitar Fretboard And Become A More Creative Musician

January 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Guitar

A common challenge that many musicians face is a lack of ability to be expressive and creative in their guitar playing. To make the problem even more painful, you have no doubt also heard the common prediction that it is impossible to improve your level of musical creativity beyond what your natural talent enables you [...]

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Why Some Musicians Almost Always Succeed In The Music Industry And How To End Up Among Them

December 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · Guitar

What do you think is the reason why some musicians develop highly successful music careers and most others end up either becoming ‘starving artists’ or abandoning music industry entirely? I have written about this topic extensively in the past and have explained that the answer ultimately comes down to having the skills needed to ‘add [...]

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How To Change Between Difficult Chords On Guitar

December 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Guitar

Learning to change chords on guitar without hesitations or mistakes is a great skill to have but, unfortunately, many guitarists have a hard time doing this basic and essential part of playing. If you are a guitarist who struggles with playing chords well, you can no doubt relate to the feelings of frustration and disappointment [...]

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5 Steps To Overcoming Any Guitar Challenge

December 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Guitar

Have you ever struggled with improving a certain aspect of your guitar playing? If you said “yes”, then you are no doubt aware of the frustration that comes from feeling like your guitar practicing is simply not having the effect that you want. When most guitarists face this situation in their playing, they usually either [...]

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Guitar Lessons

November 30th, 2011 · Comments Off · Guitar Lessons

Guitar Lessons

By far, the most popular instrument to learn at my music school is the guitar. It is after all the definitive instrument of modern music…

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What To Look For In An Internet Guitar Lesson

October 30th, 2011 · Comments Off · Guitar Lessons

Purchasing products online can require a little extra care and research to ensure that you are receiving the best product possible. Some people still feel apprehensive about…

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Why You Should Take Acoustic Guitar Lessons

April 14th, 2011 · Comments Off · Guitar Lessons

Learning a new instrument is always an exciting endeavor. From the moment you bring your new instrument home to the first time you are able to play a complete song, the…

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