Category: Tips & Tricks

Free Guitar Lessons San Francisco — Monday Exercise #1

For our first Monday Exercise, we’re going to take a simple and easy exercise that countless guitarists have used to build dexterity, strength, stamina, and to quickly warm up the fingers. This type of exercise is sometimes called a chromatic…

Free Guitar Lessons San Francisco — Monday Exercises Intro

Starting today, each Monday I’ll be introducing a new, simple, and easy-to-follow exercise that you can do in just a few minutes or seconds to improve your guitar playing immediately. Check out the intro video below!

Free Guitar Lessons San Francisco — Beginner Guitar Hacks Intro

This series is for beginning guitarists who want to start playing well fast. Over the years, many of my non-musician friends have expressed awe and amazement when I would start strumming my guitar along to a song I was hearing…

Free Songwriting Lessons: Songs from Nothing

Songwriting Challenge: Songs from Nothing Required Equipment: Guitar (or another instrument you can play) Any recording device Required Skills: Be able to play two notes Description:  Songs from Nothing is one of the easiest ways to start writing a song right…

Unlocking Open Strings in Your Playing

  Today’s lesson is a guest post from Joel Cornell of Joel’s Guitar Lessons, a fellow Bay Area (Oakland) teacher who specializes in rock and metal guitar. If you like this lesson, head to his website and download a free copy of…