50 Easy Guitar Tabs For Beginners and Instructors

Tablature, or TAB, has been around since the catgut-flailing, knicker-wearing fretheads of the Renaissance. Not much has changed; I mean, yeah, we traded catgut (or rather sheep intestines that were used for strings) to steel, that weird-shaped lute for a neon-colored, solid-body with a whammy bar and knickers for spandex. But, a musical shorthand that […]

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Guitar Blues Chords Every Player Must Know

“No self-respecting rock guitarist, can consider himself a bonafide rock guitarist, if he can’t play the blues.” I remember as a teenager watching a rock and roll television special that, for its closing segment, featured B.B. King playing “Sweet Home Chicago” with a lineup of famous rock guitarists. There must’ve been more than a dozen […]

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5 Must-Know Pentatonic Shapes For All Guitarists

Every beginning guitarist, at one point or another, hears the term pentatonic or pentatonic scale. Usually it’s very early on in lessons or from fellow guitarists. Likewise, intermediate players look to develop new and interesting ways to improve their pentatonic playing. However, it’s been my experience, as a player and instructor, that most fail to […]

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