History of the Electric Guitar -...
History of the Electric Guitar - Music Technology

The fame of the electric guitar started in the big band era when guitarists wanted to amplify their guitars to compete with the large brass sections in jazz orchestras. Earlier, electric guitars were mainly made up of empty acoustic bodies with...

The Three P's of Playing Guitar...
The Three P's of Playing Guitar (Or Any Other Instrument)

Learn what I call the three "P's" of playing guitar and how you can apply them to your own playing no matter your skill level. They are as follows: #1: Perception, #2: Patience, and #3: Practice. I believe if you follow these three P's you'll...

5 Facts About The Legendary...
5 Facts About The Legendary Guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan was one of the more influential guitar players of our lifetime and tragically he lost his life when in 1990, the helicopter he was in crashed into a ski slope in Wisconsin. His cds and his fantastic blues electric guitar playing...

Guitar Tips and Tricks
Guitar Tips and Tricks

If you're a beginner (never played a guitar or within the first few months of learning how to play the guitar) then I would suggest that you start learn some of the basic chords, for instance G major, C major, A major and D major. Once you have...

Les Paul - The Guitar and His...
Les Paul - The Guitar and His Musical Instrument

Almost all modern musicians today, especially those who have been in the rock and folk genre, have heard the name Les Paul. Born in Waukesha, Wisconsin on June 19, 1915, Lester William Polsfuss (his birth name) exhibited a profound interest in...

Famous Bass Lines of Paul McCartney
Famous Bass Lines of Paul McCartney

When the Beatle's started out, no one dared to touch the bass parts. For musicians back then, playing bass was too boring at best. It all changed when Macca, a music prodigy, grabbed the position and he permanently changed the way music fans look...

Guitar Guide: How to Play...
Guitar Guide: How to Play Electric Guitar for Beginners

For many guitarists, they prefer the electric guitar because it offers lots of versatility over a conventional acoustic guitar, giving it the ability to be played across all types of genres. The versatility of guitar is owed to its electronic way...

Are You a Guitar Player or a...
Are You a Guitar Player or a Musician?

When you first discover guitar and get into it you may be limiting yourself from your true potential right off the bat. Think bout some of the greatest guitar players today like Tommy Emmanuel. This man has no limits. Of course he is a guitar...

Who Are The Best 5 Stratocaster...
Who Are The Best 5 Stratocaster Users Of All Time?

There have been numerous great guitarists over the years that have made the Fender Stratocaster their electric guitar of choice. Some like Eric Clapton actually defected from a hallowed 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard to play the Strat.

Who Are The Best 5 Stratocaster Users Of All Time?

Who Are The Best 5 Stratocaster Users Of All Time?

There have been numerous great guitarists over the years that have made the Fender Stratocaster their electric guitar of choice. Some like Eric Clapton actually defected from a hallowed 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard to play the Strat.

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