Guitar Questions Answered - Episode 1 - Dean York - 160

podcast Jan 19, 2021

I'm answering questions from the guitar community today!

Meet the first member of the Play Guitar Community - Dean York. 

The live podcast starts at 5pm EST.

Dean's three questions are:

  1. I know that the counting system of a scale is based on the major scale and the major pentatonic is...

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Jim Kimball - Electric Vs. Acoustic - 159

podcast Jan 13, 2021

Acoustic show #1!

Lee and Scott welcome Jim Kimball to the woodshed.

http://jimkimball.com/staff_jim_bio.html

Today's topic: How to successfully switch between acoustic and electric guitar.

 

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Open String Licks - 158

podcast Jan 06, 2021

Adding open strings to your licks can create very different and interesting sounds. Join me today as I incorporate open strings in five downloadable licks.

Here we are... 2021.

I hope you all had a great holiday and are ready now to get back to work. That's what I'm doing here, getting back to...

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Looking Back and Moving Forward - 157

podcast Dec 30, 2020

Join me today to put a fork in 2020 and start to get excited about the cool new things to come.

 

This has been a very unique year.

On today's end of year episode, I take a look back at all of our ups and downs. I also give a sneak peak to all of the big changes coming for 2021.

Make sure...

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Blues Licks #1 - 156

podcast Dec 23, 2020

Next week is our last show of 2020.


What a year this was. Well, at least, for the most part , we held on. We are getting through it.
But just getting through it is not enough. I want us to be better than we were when we come out of all of this. So, I've got some plans.


Make sure you are here...

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The Resurgence of the Guitar – 155

podcast Dec 15, 2020

Did the guitar die, like they said?

Doesn't look like it to me. Let's take a look at the big guitar bounce back!

After last night's hangout, I was inspired to spend the afternoon with you talking about how the guitar has fared throughout the problems in 2020. 

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How to Stay Away From Guitar Burnout – 154

podcast Dec 09, 2020

Have you ever been burned out on guitar?

 

It happens more than you think. Today, I'm going to tell you how to succeed on guitar with out wearing yourself out.


Guitar burnout is real and it's no fun. For some of you, you could be thinking, "What are you talking about. Playing guitar is what...

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How to Get New Sounds On the Guitar - 153

podcast Dec 02, 2020

On todays podcast, it's all about sounding different. We spend so much time trying to imitate our favorite players.

Let's start thinking like them and start to find new sounds that are all our own.


There's nothing new under the sun (Straight from the Bible).


For guitar players, this holds very...

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Do I Need to Learn to Read Music? FAQ – 152

faq podcast Nov 25, 2020

Is reading music an absolute must for playing guitar?

Check out the first episode of my audio FAQ series. This week I answer this extremely common question and make sure you know why you might want to take the time to be able to read music on the guitar.

I also go over the difference between...

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Playing Songs For Career Beginners - 151

podcast Nov 18, 2020

Does this sound familiar? "I've been playing and playing and playing for years and I still can't play a song all of the way through."


I have heard this over and over, many many times.
This is what I mean when I talk about being stuck in the mud. You're putting out massive amounts of effort and...

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