One of the most common problems that new students come to me with is how to accurately play the rhythm notation written on a page. Figuring them out by ear comes into play here too. With a little knowledge and … Continue reading
When I was studying music as a kid, just the word “intervals” would make me groan. “Ah, crap… I get it. It’s the distance between two notes. Whooooo cares!?” But the longer I played, the more I realized that my … Continue reading
For a beginner guitarist, learning to play eighth notes can be a little confusing at first. But with a few quick little exercises you’ll be flying along with them in no time.
In your last lesson, “How To Read Guitar Notes For Beginners“, we talked about the different parts of the staff and how the pitch notations are used. One definition of music is that it’s sounds laid out over time. We’ve … Continue reading
Among many of my new students, the biggest fear is learning to read music notation. Learning how to read guitar notes is much easier than everyone makes it out to be. There’s two things I want you to remember here: