where to start on guitar playing

Discussion in 'Lessons & Techniques' started by Tazz3, Oct 14, 2014.

  1. dbb

    dbb Well-Known Member

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    Read...and re-read....this post.

    No chord exists in a vacuum - they move from something else and lead to something else. Thus a single fingering, voicing, whatever, may not work in every instance.
     
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    Yes if you are really looking at your technique critically. That includes posture, shoulders, arms, and fingers.

    Not so much if you're just posing with the axe - which we all did.
     
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    Just took a break,my friend showed me a better way for the A cord I just have to work on it
     
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    I try to practice scales as a warm up when I start playing. I have actually tried to make little tunes using the notes from each scale. I'll try to record one of my favorites using a pentatonic scales that you might enjoy.
     
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    Some very useful information here. Especially...
    That is some very good advice that I have also practiced over the years. In just about any room of my house was a guitar staring at me. I noticed when I put a guitar away I might go weeks without playing. When I see it every day I play it every day.

    There is a guy named Mike Phillipov that has some stuff on Youtube. I like some of his ideas for practicing scales and such.
     
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    I can really appreciate this advise :thumb:

    I find that if I leave a guitar on the stand in my office I am more likely to pick it up than if it's in a case.
     
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    The "Out Of Sight... Out Of Mind" is very true in this case.

    I have 2 out all the time... acoustic/ electric and a full electric. :)
     

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