So! The annual Vancouver Guitar Show is usually around November 25th and on a Sunday. It’s been happening at The Croatian Cultural Center, right on the corner of Commercial Drive and 16th ave for the last few years.
Just like many things in life, we need to work at a task in order to get good at it. What a drag, hey? Maybe one day there will be a ‘guitar pill’ and they will have the Slash pill the Kirk Hammet pill and more...
Ok, so until then we gotta spend time on the guitar between lessons. Or maybe you’re going the youtube route and learning on your own + Read More
Ah ye’ ol’ guitar strumming... So hopefully at this point you’ve got some chords down, and you’re switching to chords with finesse and ease, and you just need to spice up the rhythm a bit and inject some different groove into your playing? + Read More
Alright, let’s split these words up
STANDARD- so a Music conference got together in 1939 and these music ‘peeps’ decided that concert pitch was going to dial in their “A” note into 440hz.
Ok so what's the big “D”? Well there are these things called tuners and an old school way (but still very current because of it’s accuracy) was to use these things called “strobe tuners”. Check out the company Peterson to buy one of theirs!
Anyways. + Read More
Here’s a Guitar lesson featuring the most simple guitar song and the easiest song to play on guitar for beginners.
In this guitar lesson I'll start out with a very easy Metallica song but I'll also show you several easy but cool guitar riffs that are surprisingly easy to play on the guitar.
The Emi7, Cadd9, Gmaj, and Dsus/F# or the "Wonderwall" chords as I call them, will get you playing a ton of pop and rock songs from the last 50 years of music! Especially in the 90's and 2000's these simple guitar chords were in a lot of acoustic songs, but even The Beatles used these!
In this lesson I'll show you 2 songs and 2 strum patterns. We'll learn + Read More
Wow, so a lot of beginner guitarists are searching the internet for super easy electric guitar songs!
I have this very popular 18 min YouTube video with 1M views on the subject where I teach 10 very easy electric guitar songs with tabs (tablature).
Here's my easy, 3 step method that's been proven effective with thousands of students:
1) Start with + Read More
In this lesson, I'll be showing you electric guitar songs for beginners that I give to my own personal students.
These songs are hand selected and proven to work with beginner electric guitar players. Most importantly, + Read More
Getting chords is relatively easy on the guitar. The thing most people have problems with is switching in between chords and making their guitar playing sound rhythmic and musical.
Without seamless chord changes, your guitar playing on won't be very easy on the ears of your listeners. + Read More
In this video I'll be showing you songs for the electric guitar player.
In this video we'll cover classic rock songs by Joan Jett, AC/DC, and Black Sabbath, where we utilize one of the most important and powerful sounding guitar techniques in rock called power chords.
These easy songs will make your rock guitar playing on the electric sound + Read More
I break down every lead guitar technique here in this video. Sometimes the first steps to becoming a lead guitar player is just knowing the soloing techniques and methods.
This loaded lesson covers everything from wide vibrato to tremolo picking.
In this lesson I cover the following:
- How to + Read More
This lesson is perfect for a electric guitar player who is a beginner and wants to play fun, cool songs.
We will cover a bunch of cool songs utilizing single notes/bass line style riffs.
Next probably the most important electric guitar chord called a + Read More
This guitar lesson is going to be perfect if you are a beginner on the acoustic and you are interested in learning easy songs.
The overview of this 15 minute lesson looks like this–we're going to decode my teaching system. This proven method has been effective with thousands of students all over the world, It's designed to be a progressional sequence that builds foundation and most importantly it makes learning guitar enjoyable.
We're going to be covering riffs and + Read More