Many innovations in the history of guitars relate to making the instrument louder. Substituting steel wire for gut strings made a big difference in the… Read More »Modern Guitar Innovations – 1890 – Steel Strings
Guitar innovation was going on throughout Europe and America at the same time that Torres was experimenting on the design of the classical guitar. The… Read More »Modern Guitar Innovations – 1850 – X-Bracing
Recently while reading an online guitar magazine, I saw an ad for a guitar which claimed it was the result of an amazing innovative design.… Read More »Modern Guitar Innovations – 1850 – Torres
It’s time for a history lesson. Today’s subject: Early Jazz Guitarists. Our source material comes from YouTube where you can find filmed examples of most… Read More »Four pre-1950 Jazz Guitarists you should know
Summary of chord lookup methods. Online Source Dan’s Tests Cost Comments Maj7 Bonus Chord House Simple Fail Fail Free Beginner site Chord House Advanced Pass… Read More »How do I play that chord? Part 5: Wrap up.
Books – Reviews Almost every guitar instruction book I own includes guitar chord diagrams. In fact, many of the music books I own also include… Read More »How do I play that chord? Part 4: Books, charts and devices.