Guitar

Soundhole pickups were eclipsed by under the saddle piezo pickup since the 70’s, but the new breed of the magnetic pickups offer far better sound than their ancestors.  As George Costanza would...
Where are you?  Know where you are on the neck of the guitar. It sounds catchy, but it is practical.   Most guitarists learn scales with a root position on the fifth or sixth string, but...
Some guitarists can solo happily anywhere on the neck of their guitar: Knowing the scales is only half of it.   The other half is being able to play the various inversions of the scale.  ...
We've hit the last piece of the Circle of 5ths, and probably the most confusing part: minor keys. So come on in and get the lowdown...So, we've done the pieces of the circle of 5ths that explain the...
I promised you guys a primer on the Circle of 5ths, so...away we gooooo....Probably one of the hardest things to get a grip on for young musicians is the key signatures and how many sharps and flats...
As a teenager growing up in Huntsville, Alabama... the town where I took my first guitar lessons also happened to be the location for my grounding for a love of music.  In the mid 70’s...
Articulation:  It more than just a way to talk good.If you have ever noticed that some people just play notes and musicians make their instruments sing; it is because they use their instrument...
Many years ago I had a wonderful opportunity as a touring clinician for Tacoma Guitars.   These solo gigs took me from New Zealand to Canada, to the UK and Ireland, and across the United States...
In my last blog, we looked at learning the I, IV, V and VI minor chords in the key of C. The truth about most pop, rock, and country music is it is built on only a few chords that we use constantly....
The Flashback X4 offers 12 delay types plus 4 TonePrint slots executed in exquisite world-renowned TC Electronic quality. Other features include full TonePrint functionality including the ability to...