What Is the Feeling?


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One of the many talents of Leonard Bernstein’s was his ability to explain/have a discussion about the complexities of music to anyone.  You didn’t need to have a degree in music to get what he was saying.  All you needed was the love for music and the desire to learn more. Below is a clip […]
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Tab vs. Standard Notation


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I’ve witnessed and participated in many “Tab Vs. Standard Notation” debates.  I’ve heard the “purists” call tab a “crutch” where you will never learn the piece completely without standard notation.  While the the other side will argue that tab opens a door to a ton of music to those who did not get formal training.   […]
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Know Your Fingerboard


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If you follow me on Twitter, you may have noticed that I broke my nail and was relegated to work on my flatpicking skills until my nail grows back. I thumbed through my Acoustic Guitar Magazine’s and found some great exercises for learning scale patterns and mixing them up to better my soloing.  The only […]
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My Guitar Lesson: Back To Basics


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If you have read Guitar Musings for the past couple of months, you might have noticed that I’ve been on a huge Tommy Emmanuel kick.   When I listen to the “Live One” CD’s, I get inspired/motivated to keep plugging away and keep working hard at guitar and wanted to learn all about him and his […]
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Top Quality Guitar Lessons For Free


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There are a ton of guitar lesson sites available for all of us to use.  Some are invaluable tools that I frequent often and others are completely worthless.  If you don’t have the money to pay for online lessons, your chances of running into a worthless site are even better.   I don’t actively look for […]
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