How to Choose Guitar Strings

Guitar strings from the bridge

We’ve talked about how an acoustic guitar works, how to tune your strings, and even how to learn how to play the guitar.  Let’s talk about how to choose strings for your guitar.   This was one of the things that was confusing about the guitar.  I once thought that all the strings are the same.  … Read more

How to Tune Your Guitar

Guitar tuner

If you’re new to the guitar, one of the first things you’ll want to learn is how to tune your guitar.  Without this, your guitar isn’t going to be making the sounds you want it to make.  You’ll be thinking that you aren’t progressing, when in fact, it’s your guitar that isn’t in tune. I … Read more

How to Learn to Play Guitar

Teacher and Students of guitar

As a guitar teacher, I’ve had many first lessons with beginner students.  Over the years I would get questions like, “What do I need to play the guitar?” or “How do I learn to play the guitar?”. Today, I’m going to share with you the first steps that every guitar player should take: Find the … Read more

How to Read Guitar Tabs

Learn to play guitar tabs

So you’ve decided to pick up the guitar. Maybe you’re in your first lessons or you’re trying to pick up as much as you can on your own.  I remember my first time picking up the guitar.  Although I was taking lessons once a week, there were still 6 days of the week where I … Read more