As we launch our newest Sprouts program, Baby Sprouts, you may find yourself asking, “Does a baby really benefit from a music class?” It does not take heavy scientific studies to see that music matters to little people; our shared human experiences tell us that! Here are eight great ways that babies benefit from intentional […]
In “How to Close the Gap – Part 1”, I gave you four tips for getting from chord to chord without stopping. These are things that every guitarist should do when closing the gap. Let’s review: 1. Memorize your chord shapes. 2. Memorize the chord progression. 3. Slow down. 4. Practice ‘til your fingers bleed. […]
You’ve learned a few chords in first position… and your fingers didn’t fall off! Congratulations! Now you’re facing the same major obstacle that every newbie guitarist fears – the dreaded gap. Have you experienced the pause that happens when you’re changing your hand from one chord to the next? That, my friend, is the gap. […]
] Gungor is a Christian “musical collective” fronted by worship leader Michael Gungor. I use this song to teach alternate tunings, hybrid picking and dynamics for guitar. This video was recorded live in the studios of Relevant Magazine, a publication about faith, life and culture based in Orlando, Florida.