How to Solo (Part 1)
November 19, 2013
Perhaps one of the hardest things to teach in music lessons is how to solo. Students are down right frightened of soloing and improvising at times. One of the reasons it is so hard to teach is that there are so many factors. So I have decided to split this blog into a series. Let’s begin with the basics.
Electric or Acoustic Guitar?
November 13, 2013
Students should consider the music they listen to when deciding whether to buy an acoustic or electric guitar.
5 Ways to Improve Your Groove
November 11, 2013
These days, I visualize the word “GROOVE” as a collection of 3-dimensional stone carvings.
The Value of “In Person” Music Lessons
November 05, 2013
One can’t replicate the relationship you form, playing together in person, and the opportunities that come from private lessons.
Find Your Teacher
October 30, 2013
There is no substitute for the genuine connection that occurs between an enthusiastic student and a confident, qualified teacher.
Useful Apps for Music Lessons
October 26, 2013
These apps will help you exercise the basic elements of music, and have you more prepared for your next lesson.
Coming To Your Lesson Prepared
October 17, 2013
It is extremely important to come to your music lessons prepared. But whyyy, you ask, dreading the scolding that typically comes from teachers or bosses. Fear not! Below are some reasons/helpful suggestions that will make your lesson experience even MORE fun.
Making It Here (by Tony Lee)
October 15, 2013
…take the time to prepare yourself to be successful.
How To Develop A Positive Practice Cycle
October 11, 2013
Stay sharp, stay focused, and take advantage of those small moments. They may be the only thing standing in the way of your becoming the musician you want to be.
Play with a Group
October 05, 2013
Being part of a group will help you develop team work, forge lifelong friendships, and give you the accountability that all musicians need.