Try out this funk riff in Am! When playing funk it’s important to keep the picking hand moving whilst using the fretting hand to mute unwanted strings. The basic riff is tabbed for you, try improvising your own variations. The backing track starts at 0:59 seconds Enjoy!
It is my firm belief that anyone should be able learn to play the guitar well, the caveat being that they practise well. Students (or their parents) will often ask me when they start learning “How long should I practise for?”. You may think the answer to this is simple. However, it is not a […]
The benefits of meditation have been well documented over the years. Here I discuss how meditation can benefit musicians and offer advice on beginning your own practice. Have you ever considered what makes the difference between an amazing performance and a disaster? Obviously practice and a familiarity with the repertoire is of great importance, but […]
Starting to learn the guitar can be a difficult and daunting task. There are so many resources, books, videos, articles, magazines, where do you start? Although the points on this page do not cover any specific instruction, they will hopefully be a guiding light and help you to start your journey on the right foot, […]