Diary of a Bad Guitar Player: Fingerstyle learning and deep listening


A million days into quarantine (approximately), my practice on the guitar has fallen into a steady routine. I am working on new fingerstyle songs, practicing the ones I learned the last week, working on improving on one or two of the songs I know and play regularly with a focus on implying the changes and… Read More Diary of a Bad Guitar Player: Fingerstyle learning and deep listening

Diary of a Bad Guitar Player: Week 4 of the Guitar 30 Challenge


The final week of the challenge was an interesting experience. I played the Whole Tone scale, which is something that jazz musicians use frequently but which I had never learned and really did not “get” from a sound perspective for the first days of practicing. I eventually started to hear it in context and that… Read More Diary of a Bad Guitar Player: Week 4 of the Guitar 30 Challenge