For most people, an electric guitar isn’t just an instrument, it’s a piece of art, culture, personal history and – if you look after it well enough – an investment. Cleaning and properly maintaining your electric guitar isn’t just a suggestion, it’s an absolute must.
Changing your guitar strings. It’s something every guitarist needs to do but often people disagree about when and how often it should be done.
If you’ve been wondering how often you should change your guitar strings, hopefully I can provide a good answer for you here.
Editor’s Note: The following is an excellent jazz lesson from guitarist Matt Warnock. You can find great lessons like these on his site MattWarnockGuitar.com. Check it out!
Learning how to play jazz guitar can seem like a tough hill to climb for many beginner jazz guitarists. Soloing over jazz chords can often seem like complex math with all the scales and arpeggios that seem to be needed to even begin playing a jazz solo.
In my experience, shopping a guitar store always presents an odd paradox: I’m completely relaxed walking in to hang out or try out the latest guitar model, but the moment I decide I’m going in to actually buy a new axe the place suddenly feels stifling and uncomfortable.