These So many guitar players want to improve their guitar playing but ignore some fundamental things. Here are some tips that are easily missed by inexperienced players.
- Learn the notes on the fretboard
- Learn the sound / texture of chord types
- Learn how to hum and play simple melodies
- Learn something new every day
- Listen to all styles for inspiration
- Play music not theory, it might be clever but if it sounds terrible, why bother?
- Learn to play slowly and in time
- Learn each song in a couple of keys if possible
- Learn to memorise songs
- Don’t compare yourself to others or criticise
These things may seem simple but they are things that are highly worth considering
Antoine Dufour – Acoustic Guitar These Moments
Hammer ons, pull offs , taps, harmonics open tuning and beauty.
Beautiful Celtic Acoustic Guitar Duet played by Steve Baughman and Robin Bullock called ‘Dans Keff Avec” a tune from Brittany
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Here’s a nice bit of Bluegrass Acoustic Guitar by Dave Grier and Wyatt rice
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Duck Backer the great Acoustic Guitar player just posted this video of Tommy Emmanuel , Duck Baker and Buster B Jones. They are sitting around jamming to the jazz standard, Stomping at the Savoy, it’s very casual but some great guitar lines there back in 2000
For more Tommy Emmanuel check out Tommy Emmanuel Youtube Tutorial
Here’s a guitar lesson by Grammy Award Winning acoustic guitar player Al Petteway
This is a very musical sounding piece of music with elements of Celtic, Folk and Country. Even hints of Doc Watson. Extremely mesmerizing by the end of the une.
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Here’s an interesting video by acoustic guitar virtuoso Preston Reed, the tune is called Tractor Pull. It includes hammer ons, pull offs, artificial harmonics and tapping. this will be of great interest to acoustic guitar enthusiasts that like players such as Andy Mcgee, Don Ross and Michael Hedges.
To check out Preston Reed’s site go to Preston Reed