Tag: Guitar

Beginner Friendly Instruments

Beginner Instruments: Brands and Models You Can Trust

As a musician, choosing the right beginner instrument is crucial for a smooth and enjoyable learning experience. To help you get started, we have compiled a list of top beginner-friendly musical instruments along with specific brands and models that are highly regarded in the industry. Whether you aspire to play the guitar, piano, violin, or […]

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7 Products to Amplify Your Summer Sound

7 Must-Have Products to Amplify Your Summer Sound!

Picture yourself strumming a ukulele by the beach, its cheerful tones resonating with the crashing waves and the laughter of friends. Imagine the flickering flames of a campfire, accompanied by the soulful melodies of a portable acoustic guitar, creating an ambiance that sparks both connection and inspiration. Envision the enchanting sounds of a saxophone floating […]

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Dan Lynch and Chris Stout

A Lesson Student’s Journey: Dan Lynch of Franklin, TN

Dan Lynch (left) and his instructor Chris Stout (right). As one of the country’s largest instrument retailers and music lesson providers, we at Music & Arts pride ourselves on helping musicians and students reach their full musical potential. Nothing gives us more joy than when we hear about the success and progress of our students.  […]

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Guitar Tuning for Beginners

If you’re completely new to playing guitar, the topic of learning how to tune your instrument might be a little intimidating. Luckily, with a little guidance, tuning your guitar will quickly become second nature to you. In this brief guide, we’ll show you why keeping your guitar in tune is so important, and how to […]

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Beginner Guitarists

Helpful Information for Beginner Guitarists

Learning to play the guitar can be a fun and exciting adventure, but becoming comfortable with the instrument can be hard, especially those who are new to the world of music. Whether you’re a brand new guitar player or haven’t picked up the instrument in quite some time, there are a few important things to […]

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About the Electric Guitar

Whether you love or hate the electric guitar, one thing is for sure: when Bob Dylan took the stage at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965 and plugged in his electric guitar for the very first time, music took a turn towards electric. Decades after his legendary performance, the electric guitar remains one of the […]

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When Is it Time to Step-Up Your Guitar?

There are many reasons to get an instrument upgrade. From outgrowing your guitar to becoming more interested in the instrument, here are some signs it’s time for to upgrade.

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The Total Beginner’s Guide on How to Choose a Guitar Amp

If you’re wondering how to choose a guitar amp, begin by considering the type of music you play. There are many different types of guitar amps and each one offers a different sound, as well as other features like effects. Guitarists who play in a band may need a different type of amp than a […]

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How to Play Guitar Chords: Important Tips for Beginners

Learning how to play guitar chords begins with the basics, such as learning the names of each guitar string and how to read chord diagrams. Whether you’re taking guitar lessons or learning on your own, playing chords is an important first step. Learning how to play guitar chords will help you become a great guitar […]

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Get Out Your Guitar Day: New Places to Play Your Guitar

This year’s National Guitar Day falls on February 11th, 2020. You may be wondering, just what is the hype behind Guitar Day? We all know every day is a great day to jam out a solo for the cat to decompress after a long day. As we face the ebb and flow of growing up, […]

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