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Pete Seeger Dies
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Pete Seeger Dies

Pete Seeger, the iconoclastic folk singer, whose music and life were the embodiment of music’s potent force, died today in New York City, at the age of 94. Wrote “If I Had a Hammer”, “Turn, Turn, Turn” and “Where Have All The Flowers Gone” Mr Seeger’s career was an arc […]

Phil Everly: Another Remembrance
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Phil Everly: Another Remembrance

Earlier in the week we published a post about Phil Everly, and, James Berry, a guitar teacher giving guitar lessons in Brooklyn, whose profile is listed on FindaGuitarTeacher, sent along his thoughts about Phil Everly, Don Everly, the Everly Brothers, and the music they made. Thanks, James. Here’s what James sent: Phil […]

Phil Everly of The Everly Brothers Passes Away
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Phil Everly of The Everly Brothers Passes Away

We were saddened to hear of the passing of Phil Everly on Friday, January 3, 2014. Due to complications associated with COPD On January 3, 2014, Phil Everly died at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California, just two weeks prior to his 75th birthday. Phil, together with his older brother, Don, comprised […]

How To Put New Strings on Your Guitar
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How To Put New Strings on Your Guitar

It never fails! Whenever I put new strings on my guitar, it just seems to play and sound better, and I invariably say to myself that I really ought to change my guitar strings more often. Then, of course, I once again wait much longer than I should to change […]

Jazz Guitar Master Jim Hall Dies at 83
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Jazz Guitar Master Jim Hall Dies at 83

Jazz guitar master, Jim Hall, passed away in Greenwich Village, New York City, on Tuesday, December 10th. According to media sources, Mr. Hall passed away at home in his sleep after a brief illness. A jazz guitar giant, Mr. Hall, continued to work his amazing craft until the very end, […]

Bob Lefsetz Letter: Making It
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Bob Lefsetz Letter: Making It

We are avid readers of The Lefsetz Letter, written and published by Bob Lefsetz, and have been inspired, although at times set back on our heels, by his straightforward, insightful, and realistic approach to developing a music career. While we have been riveted by his treatment of many topics having […]

Find Your Perfect Guitar Teacher
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Find Your Perfect Guitar Teacher

With thousands of U. S. registered guitar teachers, FindaGuitarTeacher.com makes it easier than ever to find out about guitar teachers giving guitar lessons near you, or anywhere in the USA. For Beginner Through Advanced Guitar Lessons Whether you’re a new guitarist who’s looking for a patient guitar teacher offering beginner guitar […]

Muscle Shoals: The Movie
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Muscle Shoals: The Movie

If you’ve ever envisioned yourself playing thumping, deep, soulful, heart-shaking music on your guitar or bass, then you simply have to see the movie “Muscle Shoals” in theaters now, and perhaps (regretfully) for not too long, although the movie is currently available for rental on Amazon and iTunes. Produced by […]

How much should I practice guitar?
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How much should I practice guitar?

How much should I practice guitar is a question on the mind of everyone who’s ever picked up the guitar with the idea of fulfilling their innermost dreams of musical self-expression, and we think it’s safe to say that there is no hard and fast rule about how much and […]

How many guitar chords do I need?
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How many guitar chords do I need?

A beginner guitar player is sure to wonder how many guitar chords he or she needs to learn in order to play some of their favorite songs, and many of the guitar teachers on the team here at Lessons.com are happy to tell their beginning guitar students that, with about twelve […]

How Much Should I Spend On A First Guitar?
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How Much Should I Spend On A First Guitar?

“How much should I spend on a first guitar?” is a question often fielded by any guitar teachers who are giving beginner guitar lessons. The consensus of the team at FindaGuitarTeacher is that a budget from $150 to $250 will allow for a good solid guitar that will maintain its tuning, […]

Guitar Lesson Immersion: Learn Guitar Sooner
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Guitar Lesson Immersion: Learn Guitar Sooner

Learning to play guitar should be viewed as a life-long process, and not a short-term diversion that will be replaced by the next fad or popular pastime. In fact, the desire to create a soulful connection with oneself and the life we live is at the heart of the music […]

Learn To Play Guitar By Ear
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Learn To Play Guitar By Ear

Learning how to play guitar by ear While learning to play classical music, show tunes, or jazz standards might require the ability to read music, the fact is that most forms of popular music require nothing more than the willingness to be patient, to listen, and to tolerate the learning […]

Be Popular … Play Guitar!
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Be Popular … Play Guitar!

With over one billion dollars in annual retail sales for guitars in the United States alone (not to mention used guitars sold privately through eBay and other such channels), the desire on the part of the broad populace to play guitar has never been greater. Who amongst us hasn’t imagined […]

Learn Guitar With Portland Guitar Teacher William Marsh
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Learn Guitar With Portland Guitar Teacher William Marsh

William Marsh gives guitar lessons in acoustic and electric guitar at the Falcon Art Community in Portland Oregon, and we want to welcome him to the pages of FindaGuitarTeacher.com. We hope that you’ll look up William to find out more about his guitar teaching, but, before you do, we also […]

Learn Guitar By Playing with Guitar Teacher Richard Mihalovits
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Learn Guitar By Playing with Guitar Teacher Richard Mihalovits

When a child is learning his or her native language he or she is learning rapidly and comprehensively because the “lessons” are being given in an atmosphere of immersion and actual experience in trying out new words and phrases. In his FindaGuitarTeacher profile, Richard Mihalovits, who is giving guitar lessons […]