How Do I Strum That Song?

How Do I Strum That Song?

Download the 5 STEP STRUMMING SUCCESS GUIDE - It's FREE! We have all seen them! Those guitarists that appear to magically strum along with any song they hear.  We can see how easily they do this.  And while we enjoy their playing, we are, at the same time,...
The Role of Strumming!

The Role of Strumming!

Hi friends! In this post, I’d like to look at what the FUNCTION of strumming a guitar is – as far as I understand it. Have you ever heard of the word “comping”? In the jazz world, it’s a short way of saying “accompanying”. ...
2017 Guitar Resolutions!

2017 Guitar Resolutions!

We all tend to create intended “resolutions” as one year passes and another year begins. But we also know how tenuous these resolutions often are.  With warm hearts and excitement we set out to do that “great thing” only to end up at a place of...
Why so Scary-improvisation?

Why so Scary-improvisation?

I have always been fascinated with improvisation and, as it were, scared of it at the same time.  And yet, I consider myself to be a creative person.  Why do I have these feelings that appear to be contrary to each other?  On the one hand I feel creative to my core...