" Aenean tellus metus, bibendum sed, posuere ac, mattis non, nunc. It's the kind of thing you don't get very often. Very pleased! "

JACK G.

Birmingham, AL

" Aenean tellus metus, bibendum sed, posuere ac, mattis non, nunc. It's the kind of thing you don't get very often. Very pleased! "

JACK G.

Birmingham, AL

" Aenean tellus metus, bibendum sed, posuere ac, mattis non, nunc. It's the kind of thing you don't get very often. Very pleased! "

JACK G.

Birmingham, AL

" Aenean tellus metus, bibendum sed, posuere ac, mattis non, nunc. It's the kind of thing you don't get very often. Very pleased! "

JACK G.

Birmingham, AL

" Aenean tellus metus, bibendum sed, posuere ac, mattis non, nunc. It's the kind of thing you don't get very often. Very pleased! "

JACK G.

Birmingham, AL

LESSONS

INVERSIONS MAKE BARRE CHORDS CRAZY SIMPLE

Having trouble with barre chords? Try this: instead of having your index finger do all of the work, invert the chord by removing your index finger from the 6th string, and instead muting the string with your thumb. This way, while your 2nd, 3rd and 4th fingers fret...

PURCHASING AN ACOUSTIC GUITAR? READ THIS FIRST

This is an old article. If you want the new and improved list of budget acoustic guitars (links and all), please head over to www.6monthguitarist.com/top5guitars and pick up a copy for FREE! I’ve had a lot of holiday-guitar-purchase-advice requests recently, so I...

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS AND GUITAR PLAYING

When it comes to practice, I suppose I’m infamous for overusing the expression “It’s 100% mental.” In fact, I’d wager a large sum of money (if I had it) that my students are beyond tired of hearing it. Nevertheless, it’s important,...

PLAYING YOUR FIRST GUITAR SONG IN MINUTES

The struggle to play a single note on my newly acquired guitar holds a commanding place inside my Top 10 most vivid memories of 1996 : ) It was unfortunate, and not at all how I had expected the day to go. After all, Schenker and Rhoads made it look so easy. Although...

STEVE VAI’S NOT SO SECRET GUITAR MASTERY TIPS

A couple of years ago I came across this short video of Steve Vai explaining his process — or rather, giving advice to those who are eager to streamline theirs. As a fan visualization, I found it really struck a chord. I realize many of you may not see drilling...

TIM FERRISS: HOW TO LEARN GUITAR QUICKLY

If you’re an avid study of human potential and achievement like myself, you may — at some point — have heard of Pareto’s law. If you have not, I encourage you to look into it, as we simply won’t have the time to cover it here in any depth. Summing it...