Sure this song is played on a Ukulele but don’t let that stop you from playing it on the guitar. In my latest free tutorial video you can learn the chords and the basic strumming for this song and by placing a capo on the fifth fret it makes the guitar sound like a Ukulele. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on House Of Gold by Twenty One Pilots
This song has a fast sixteenth note rhythm but in this video I break it down into simple steps so you can build your basic strumming ability without getting a whiplash of the elbow! Learning real songs from real people, as opposed to old songs from dead people is something that so many people like […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Wake Me Up by Avicii
“Keep the thumb back” is something that many guitar students have heard over and over again. It’s not just keeping the thumb back that’s important, but rather using the thumb position to accommodate finger placement. When learning how to read music you can keep your thumb in one place behind the neck so you’re fingers […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on What About That Thumb?
At some point every body wants to know how to make chord changes faster and let me tell you I know a thing or two about making fast chord changes. To make your changes fast you have to practice them slow with one continuous, fluid motion from one chord to another and completely relax your […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Learning to Make Fast Chord Changes
As a teacher, I like to use songs as a method for learning. Some of the most popular songs are the simplest and easiest to play. The song “Cruise” by Florida Georgia Line uses only four chords with a very simple two measure rhythm. If you’re a beginner and the chords are too difficult you […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Learning to Play Using Popular Songs