Action! Or how to discourage a new player the fastest.
Here we are and the summer Ohio Guitar Show in Columbus Ohio has come and gone. I think this show is the largest in Ohio and some of the surrounding states.
Ask any guitarist for advise on purchasing your next guitar and the result will be as unique as the guitarist.
Ahh, live music. As it's being created with all of it's beauty and all of it's faults, unedited, for good or bad.
The mighty Ukelin. 32 strings of pure confusion, Civil War sound and the great distinction of being completely unplayable and sold by con men during the Great Depression. Who could ask for more?
Like learning anything I am amazed at what I don't know and how I learn to know what I know. Ya' know?
A large number of guitarists live and die with the infamous "I turn my guitar controls up as far as they will go and I will never touch them again".
Alive, alive, IT'S ALIVE! Guitars are living breathing things.
Think of it this way, I can take the greatest guitar on the planet and plug it into a $99.00 solid state amp and it's gonna sound like garbage.
One thing about playing the guitar is that we never graduate.
The history of the guitar is no different from any other commodity on this planet. It began small with few offerings, and as long as it is still relevant, experienced growth that left a few discards along the highway of progress. Forgotten ideas that seemed really good at the time but now are quirky
You have to ask yourself what are your playing goals.
The Les Paul is also one of the most fascinating subjects in the world of guitars
I had some questions to settle that had been on my mind
Please don't get attached to any one set or brand of strings until you have had a chance to play a few and make your own opinions based on your guitar and your hands and your ears and your signal chain.
Somehow it seems as if guitars and guitarists seem to "find" each other.
Warren Haynes is one of the worlds most popular guitar players and I have been very fortunate to study under him
I think that what I loved the best was the opportunity for all of the students to meet each other, form a bond, show enthusiastic support for each other and finally begin to create a family and musical community.