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Soloing & Improvisation Tips

Guitar solos – whether learned, composed, or improvised – can be among the most fun and rewarding endeavors on the instrument. From advanced rock’s virtuoso technical wizardry, to melodic minimalist simplicity, and along the whole spectrum of tasteful lead guitar phrasing in between, soloing and improvisation are arguably the most important parts of lead guitar …

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3 Rock Guitarists Who Play Other Instruments

Being able to play multiple instruments is always a plus when you’re a musician. It’s a clear sign that you really have a knack for music. Knowing how to play different instruments can do wonders for your musical career, especially when you’re starting out. Imagine being able to play both piano and guitar and making …

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How to Get the Best Classical Guitar for Your Kids? | Kids Guitar Buying Guide

Does guitar fascinate your kids? Yes, I know our kids love music and musical instruments. If your kids are older than 5 or 6 years, then probably it is the time to get them a guitar. Let’s assume you have never purchased a guitar before, so you are a newcomer in this. And since there …

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Implementing licks into your chord progressions or riffs

Would you like to add some lead elements to your guitar riffs or chord progressions, but you’ve never done something creative before? If you are not experienced in improvising, an easy way to get started is to use the pentatonic scale. The good thing about the pentatonic scale is that it is easy to memorize …

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How does playing an instrument keep your mind sharp?

Needless to say, for different people playing a musical instrument means different things. To some people, it’s simply for fun; to some others, it’s an obligation and a must do – probably because they have made music their career choice; and to some others, it’s for self-gratification (they just want to play). Interestingly, it’s quite …

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