Category: practice tracks

Guitar Crash Course for guitar beginners

This is a Crash Course in how to play the guitar. This course shows you how to play melodies and chords and will give you an introduction and a bit of exposure to reading standard musical notation – “reading music”. The course includes 10 lessons and moves you step by step. It starts at basics

Practicing Scales is Not All About Theory

It is very common to criticize music instructors who emphasize exercises and scales for new students. Probably because many students are not patient enough to work through and acquire the skills needed to actually play stuff on their instrument. While granting that often the right balance isn’t struck, the simple fact is new players are

Learning to Read Music Step 5: Playing Simple Melodies

Once you have a feel for how the musical staff works, and you have worked with some basic scales, it’s time to try a few simple melodies. Not chording to familiar tunes. That will come soon enough (and no doubt are already doing it). What we’re talking about here is playing some simple songs from