November 2016

Learn Guitar Scales: How To Play The Jazz Minor Scale

Learn Guitar Scales: How To Play The Jazz Minor Scale By Mike P Hayes All the music you’ve ever heard in your life is somewhere in your head and I’m sure some of you have had the experience when you play a certain chord or sequence of notes that you are instantly reminded of a […]

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Learn Guitar: How To Master Power Chords And Be Dangerous On Rock Guitar

Learn Guitar: How To Master Power Chords And Be Dangerous On Rock Guitar By Mike P Hayes The trick with learning power chords is to create a system of connected learning so that everything you learn sits on the shoulders of something you already know, in this way you develop an easy, pain-free instant recall […]

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Learn Guitar: Power Chords 101 – How To Avoid The Top Mistakes

Learn Guitar: Power Chords 101 – How To Avoid The Top Mistakes By Mike P Hayes Power chords are the backbone of 75% of the music played on commercial radio, this powerful sonic structure is also one of the most misused and least understood chord shapes on the guitar; let us begin at the beginning […]

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Learn Guitar Online – You Are Cheating If You Use A Capo Myth Busted

Learn Guitar Online – You Are Cheating If You Use A Capo Myth Busted By Mike P Hayes Are you familiar with the phrase “capos are cheating?” This is one I often hear people say at guitar workshops or read in correspondence from my subscribers. This is one of the most destructive phrases, simply because […]

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Learn Guitar Online – The Top Mistakes Made When Learning Chords On Guitar

Learn Guitar Online – The Top Mistakes Made When Learning Chords On Guitar By Mike P Hayes It’s been said that a guitar is one of the few things that will actually get better if you just keep picking at it! However, if you are one of the vast majority of players whose experience trying […]

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Learn Guitar: How To Master The Harmonic Minor Scale And Play Like a Pro

Learn Guitar: How To Master The Harmonic Minor Scale And Play Like a Pro By Mike P Hayes Once a guitarist has the natural minor scale under their fingers the next logical step in unlocking the guitar fretboard is to master the harmonic minor scale. As you probably already have discovered learning the minor scales […]

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Learn Guitar: Top 7 Ways To Stay Motivated And Play Like a Pro

Learn Guitar: Top 7 Ways To Stay Motivated And Play Like a Pro By Mike P Hayes After forty-one years of guitar playing you start to notice things, one of the most significant things I have observed is a number of familiar patterns or cycles newbie (and not so newbie) guitar players go through when […]

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Learn Guitar Scales: How To Master The Natural Minor Scale And Play Like a Pro

Learn Guitar Scales: How To Master The Natural Minor Scale And Play Like a Pro By Mike P Hayes The trick with learning guitar scales is to be able to associate new information with skills you have already learned; a very confusing area of musical theory is the minor scales and their application and relevance […]

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How to play Fly Away by John Denver – Guitar Lesson Tutorial

Check out this best beginner guitar lessons tutorial showing how to play Fly Away by John Denver. The intro, chords, and lyrics are shown for easy playing. I invite you to subscribe to my YouTube channel by clicking the link below. Thanks for watching. Sam Lyons, aka The Master of Teaching Guitar. Watch The Original […]

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Learn Guitar Online: How To Play the Pull-Off Technique

Learn Guitar Online: How To Play the Pull-Off Technique By Mike P Hayes Along with the hammer-on technique the pull-off is one of the most often used technique in guitar playing; in fact quite often the hammer-on and pull-off moves are played consecutively to create a smooth seamless guitar phrase. Pull-off’s, like hammer-on’s (since they […]

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