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Don’t Be a Google Guitar Player!
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Don’t Be a Google Guitar Player!

Scott Jensen is a guitar teacher on Lessons.com, giving guitar lessons in Minneapolis – St. Paul, and when we put the call out to guitar teachers for articles about the experience of teaching/learning guitar, Scott sent along this very timely, pertinent commentary on the importance of working with a guitar […]

10 Best Acoustic Guitars to Buy
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10 Best Acoustic Guitars to Buy

A guitar teacher may often be asked by a guitar student to give his or her recommendation for the best acoustic guitar options. Obviously, this is not an arbitrary topic and needs to be answered with a number of variables in mind: The best acoustic guitar at what price point? […]

10 Best Beginner Guitars
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10 Best Beginner Guitars

New York City guitar instructor, Dan Smith, recorded a video for Find a Guitar Teacher about good options for your first guitar purchase, which you can see on the Find a Guitar Teacher YouTube Channel. Here’s what Dan said in the video: One of the questions that I get most often from […]

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 […]

Les Paul
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Les Paul

August 13, 2009 Les Paul passed away today at the age of 94. Artist, Guitarist, Inventor, and Inspiration to anyone who ever played guitar … acoustic or electric. Peace. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/14/arts/music/14paul.html?_r=1&hp http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/chi-perspec0816guitaraug16,0,146331.story?track=rss A few quotes by and about Les Paul: I have younger friends who don’t work, and they aren’t doing […]

Finding A Guitar Teacher Who Is Right For You
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Finding A Guitar Teacher Who Is Right For You

Finding the right guitar teacher is equally important as the content of the guitar lessons. Whether you are interested in rock guitar lessons, blues guitar lessons, jazz or classical guitar lessons, finding a guitar teacher with whom you feel a sense of empathy and compatibility is of the utmost importance. Since […]

5 Great Gifts for a Guitar Player
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5 Great Gifts for a Guitar Player

5 Great Gifts for a Guitar Player You might have a guitar player in your life who seems to have everything he or she needs. After all, once you have your guitar, you’re set, right? Not so fast, sugar blossom. There are always ways to enhance someone’s guitar-playing experience. Here […]