Rick Pena

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How To Tune A Guitar By Ear

So, you have mastered tuning your guitar with your handy electric tuner. A great next step in your journey of mastering your new instrument is tuning your guitar by ear. This can be an intimidating new skill to acquire. A proficient guitarist should not be beholden to their electric tuner.

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How To Tune A Guitar With A Tuner

Tuning your guitar can be a tricky task, especially if you are a beginner. Tuning a guitar with a tuner is straight forward, as long as you have sufficient knowledge of the basics. Any new task may require a bit of learning to get started. Tuning a guitar is no

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Left Handed Guitar Lessons – The Lefties’ Chord Bible

Many lefties will refuse to take left-handed guitar lessons because they feel it’s “too difficult” to be worth it. However, there’s little to no difference in how a left-handed guitarist can progress compared to a right-handed guitarist.  Being left-handed in guitar means that you feel naturally more inclined to strum

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Easy Guitar Scales – An Introduction To Scales And Modes

When starting to play guitar, some names for the scales and notes in it seem scary, confusing, and arbitrary. But they don’t have to be! In this article, we will make an in-depth but beginner-friendly review of the most common modes and some easy guitar scales. A quick note before

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Which Is Easier To Learn – Guitar Or Bass?

Bass and guitar are actually very similar instruments. If you’ve wondered which is easier to learn, bass or guitar, then the truth is they are both complex instruments that take time to learn! Nonetheless, they do have some differences, and you should consider the pros and cons of each one,

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8 Top Tips For Playing Guitar With Small Hands

Have you ever heard things like “you have excellent hands for piano/guitar,” said to people with large hands? Do you feel you don’t fit in this category? Don’t worry! In this article, you will discover that playing guitar with small hands doesn’t have to be an issue at all. Follow

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20 Easy To Learn Acoustic Guitar Songs

Feeling like the scales and chords exercises aren’t enough? You can try what you’ve learned so far, and following the steps of some of the great musicians in the world! Here we show you 20 easy to learn acoustic guitar songs with their chords.  Bear in mind that not every

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How To Learn Power Chords On An Acoustic Guitar

Do you think that the sound of an acoustic guitar is too mellow and tame to play heavy rock songs? Think again. Do you want to increase your versatility as an acoustic guitar player? You’ve come to the right place! In this article, we will show you how to learn

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Which Is Easier To Learn – Guitar Or Violin?

If you’ve been trying to decide what instrument to play, you may have wondered, “Which is easier to learn, guitar or violin?” You’re not alone in wondering which is simpler. The most basic answer is they are both equally complex in their own ways. With the violin, you have to

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