Alternate vs. Economy Picking Guitar – Which One Should You Start With

When learning to play the guitar, there`s so much information to learn and so many different techniques that it`s easy to get confused. You should start to learn alternate picking to build a technical base as a fundament to your guitar playing. Then evolve into more technical techniques as the economy picking and even sweep picking. These techniques are actually …

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10 Easy Steps To Learn Guitar From Scratch – The Easiest Way To Learn Guitar Part 3


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Basic Minor Guitar Chords Finger Placement The other 7 chords you should learn are minor chords which sound sad and where the 3rd note is lowered or raised half a step from the 2nd note.   All The Basic minor Chords (m = minor) Raised half a step, what are you talking about? Okay, let`s slow down here. Look at …

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How Many Notes Are There On Guitar?

There are only 12 notes you can play on the guitar. Then why are there so many frets on the guitar, shouldn`t there be over 100 different notes? The 12 notes repeat over and over just in different places on the fretboard, they repeat but the order of the notes are always the same. When the notes start over this …

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Can You Learn Guitar In 3 Months?

Yes, you can learn some basic guitar in 3 months but keep in mind that it takes a long time and effort to really learn to play guitar. There`s no secret trick to suddenly be able to play guitar. You can have a good musical ear, be a quick learner and be talented but you won`t come far without consistent …

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How Many Basic Guitar Chords Are There?

There are a lot of chords and alterations of chords you can play. According to Arthur Fox at arthurfoxmusic.com, there are 4017 different chords you can play! The numbers are based upon chords with at least three different notes. You will not need to learn how to play all the chords to make music, but you should start with the …

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Are Guitar Lessons Worth It?

When learning something new it`s always good to learn from somebody that is better than you regardless of what the topic is. If a guitar lesson is worth it is based upon many different factors. Can you afford guitar lessons? Is the teacher any good? Are you going to practice and do what is being taught or will you rebel …