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Six Things to Consider Before Buying a New Guitar

Whether you’re buying your first guitar or your tenth, shopping for your next electric or acoustic guitar is always a super exciting thing. Just as you research cars before you buy one,…

Four Tips for Choosing the Right Instrument

Signs Your Guitar Needs a Set-Up

Over time, the quality of sound your acoustic or electric guitar produces will start to decline. Guitars are primarily made of wood which makes them susceptible to damage from temperature, moisture, string…

What is a Ukulele Guitar?

First and foremost, the ukulele is a paradoxical instrument. It manages to be known around the world and tied to a single location at the same time. The ukulele is a relatively…

Success With the Young Guitar Student

I have been teaching guitar for over 30 years, and through those years I have taught students of all ages 12 through the mature adult.  I was working out of the local…

Teaching Tools: Top Five Lists and Practice Logs

Changing Guitar Strings: Knowing When and How Often

Did you know the only time some guitarists change their guitar strings is when they break one? Although this is a common string-changing scenario, it doesn’t mean it’s the right choice for…

Nylon vs. Steel Guitar Strings: A Comparison

Many aspiring guitar players begin their musical journey by learning on an acoustic guitar. There are so many advantages to playing an acoustic guitar, from the relatively low cost to the incredible…

Guitar Maintenance: Tips and Advice

Guitar Maintenance: Tips and Advice

So, you’ve taken the plunge and purchased a guitar. Whether it’s brand new or just new to you, the proper care and maintenance of your guitar is essential for its longevity and…

6-String vs 12-String Guitars – Which Should You Choose?

When it’s time to select an acoustic guitar, you may notice that you can choose from a 6-string or 12-string guitars. There are several differences in these two types of instruments. Let…

How to Change Electric Guitar Strings

How to Change Electric Guitar Strings

Although changing guitar strings isn’t a complicated task, the process can be intimidating to new or inexperienced players. Intimidating or not, being able to change guitar strings is an essential skill for…

Christmas Gift Ideas for Guitar Players

Christmas Gift Ideas for Guitar Players

Christmas is edging closer, so it’s time to start thinking about finding that perfect gift for your friends and family members. If they play the guitar and haven’t supplied you with an…