Guitar Diet


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I’ve been back from camping for a few days now, had a wonderful Father’s Day and found some new life in my playing.  Even worked out a couple more measures in a piece I’m writing.  I was joking to my wife that, at this pace, I might finish it in another year or so. Anyway…. […]
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Friday Afternoon Guitar Shopping


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I didn’t have to work today so I met up with my wife at her work to have lunch.  The beauty of this, besides being able to spend some time with my wife, is that she works across the street from a acoustic guitar store full of Martins, Larrivee’s, Blueridge’s, etc….  My GAS (Guitar Acquisition […]
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Think Your Have That Song Nailed? Record it


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Been working on Tommy Emmanuel’s Dixie MacGuire for some time and thought I finally had it performance ready.  So much so, I’m attempting to record it and post on YouTube, thinking I would give this Internet performance thing a try.  Anyway, two tries and and an hour and a half later, I find out that […]
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Muriel Anderson: Day Tripper


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Was YouTube surfing tonight and and ran across this little gem.  It’s Muriel Anderson performing “Day Tripper” by the Beatles.  Only knew of Tommy Emmanuel’s version so I was excited to see someone else’s take on this song.  In the middle of her performance, she demonstrates a different baseline that is in the original song […]
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Nail care for guitar players


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Natural, picks, manicures, acrylics, etc…. What do you use?  I have tried many things to keep my nails healthy and happy because when I lose a nail, I’m not playing guitar as much because it throws off my timing and more importantly, my fingering becomes less effective. What Hasn’t Worked for Me: I read an interview with […]
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