Using a Capo to Change Keys

Using capos to change keys is an amazing way to open your world of music. Playing the same songs in different keys can give an entirely different feel to any old tune. If you have ever picked up and played the same song on different guitars you know what I mean. Just as the same song will sound different on different guitars, the same song will often feel and sound different when you change keys using a capo. If you are a vocalist using a capo is especially helpful. It will allow you to not have to learn a new way of playing. Moving the capo up and down the neck allows you to play at a higher or lower pitch. Songs that were written and performed outside of your range can easily be dropped or raised to a range that you can sing … Continued

Beginning Guitar Lessons

If you are new to playing guitar and are looking at beginning guitar lessons listen up. There are a lot of teachers out there that would love to charge you $20.00 an hour of more to show you what they know but keep in mind it is not just what they know but how well they can teach. The best guitarist in the world can make the worst teacher. In the early stages of learning guitar you need someone that can come along side you and show you the ropes not play every song in existence with their eyes closed. This may seem a bit counter intuitive but think about it. Kinder garden teachers aren’t required doctorates they are required to know how children think and learn. The same is true when you are looking into beginning guitar lesions. Find someone that knows how … Continued

Acoustic Guitars For Sale

If you enjoy playing the guitar or you want to learn how to play, having an acoustic guitar is a great option. Of course, whether you are just learning to play or you have been playing for years, you still want to make sure you get a nice guitar when making your purchase. There are a variety of things you should look for when you are purchasing your acoustic guitar, so here are some important tips to help you when making this important purchase. One thing to consider when buying an acoustic guitar is the price. Think about the money that you have available to spend. Once you know what you can spend, then you can work on getting the best possible guitar for the money available. Even if you have a smaller budget, there are some nice acoustics available today for reasonable prices. … Continued