One truth of guitar is: You’re always learning. New licks, new styles, new songs. This is part of what makes guitar so fun – it’s constant exploration.
Below you’ll find resources to feed your learning curve. Online lessons, YouTube recommendations, and more
These are our top articles and recommendations for finding guitar learning resources:
- Learn Guitar: Top 5 Beginner Guitar Lesson Courses
- 5 Places to Get Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Lessons Online
- 13 Great Country Acoustic Guitar Lessons on YouTube
- Top 5 Places for Online Acoustic Blues Guitar Lessons
Explore On Your Own:
There’s a number of guitar lesson sites online that do a great job of providing video-based lessons, usually focused by playing level and style.
Here are a couple places to check out:
The Best Way To String A Guitar, According To Tommy Emmanuel (AKA: An Unorthodox Theory on String Brands)
Last week, Reverb.com put up a great video piece with Tommy Emmanuel, where he discusses how he changes strings on acoustic guitar. He also gets into a bit of a conspiracy theory about how the brand of strings you use influences your guitar. First, Tommy’s …Read More
GUEST POST – In this lesson we will be talking about turnarounds. Turn arounds are a staple in jazz and blues playing. Today we’ll be focused on blues turnarounds and how you can use these to enhance your blues playing today! A turnaround is typically …Read More
PLAY is Fender Guitar’s new online platform for learning acoustic guitar, electric guitar, and ukelele. There are several things I love about Fender’s new system: It’s structured It keeps you engaged And the quality of the media is excellent. Watch this demo video to …Read More
Do you dream of being faster and more graceful with your right hand? There is a counterintuitive shortcut to gaining more speed and sensitivity in your playing. Before we dive in, this can be implemented along with challenges such as the sweep picking challenge. When …Read More
I love the idea of 30 Day Challenges! They’re a great way to focus on a goal that is both a) short enough to be realistic, and b) long enough to see a big change. These types of challenges are popular in fitness, food, and …Read More