Category Archives: Just For Fun

RockJam Electronic Keyboard

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At first it is a lot of fun practicing your musical skills at guitar, as you step into the unknown there are countless exercises and techniques to keep you busy for quite some time. But as you learn more and more you might find yourself going in circles, searching for new challenges. I’m not saying that you need to quit playing guitar, but there are numerous musicians who play a plethora of instruments.

Major Milestones in Guitar History

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Put together by TakeLessons.com

When you’re learning guitar it’s important to learn a little bit about the instrument’s origins. From the early designs to amplification, here’s a look back at guitar history, as well as the story of “Rock n Roll” from Denver, CO instructor Kirk R… 

Essential Guitar Terms for Beginners

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A Guide to Guitar Terms

When you start something new, like playing the guitar, it is important to learn the jargon.  Knowing key guitar terms is helpful when purchasing your guitar, learning techniques, and simply talking with other guitarists.  You will need to know where the pickups are, what a barre chord is, as well as how to use your capo.  (You can find more information on the capo here: Ultimate Guide to Using a Guitar Capo.)

10 Easy Summertime Guitar Songs for Beginners

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Put together by TakeLessons.com

Summer may be winding down, but it’s not too late to learn some seasonal tunes on the guitar! And from “Summertime Blues” to Kenny Chesney, many of the top summer songs are easy to play. Check out the infographic below, compiled by music lessons provider TakeLessons, to learn the chords for 10 easy songs