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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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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Classical Will Set You Free


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In previous posts, I have complained about miscellaneous aches and pains that I have been experiencing from playing so much.  It became apparent to me that the only time I would get relief was to not play and lay off of the computer for a few days. The little light came on above my head […]
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Outdoor Guitar Lesson


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I was sitting on the porch enjoying another beautiful Colorado evening and decided to bring out the guitar for the first time this Spring.  I have to say that a change in venue, as little as it seems, really does help get the creative juices flowing.  Playing outdoors gave me some new ideas and my […]
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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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