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How To Make Your First Guitar Arrangement

Many guitarists want to learn how to make guitar arrangements, but so many never follow-through and actually complete their first arrangement.

I get it… the arranging process can seem overwhelming at first. That’s why you need a clear path forward, to help you get started.

Today I’m showing you, step-by-step, how to start and...

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How To Play “Harp Harmonics” On Guitar

Harp harmonics create such a beautiful and ethereal sound, but they baffled me for years. It’s one of those techniques that, when you’re listening to it, it’s hard to tell what the guitarist is really doing to produce that specific sound.

Frankly, they intimidated me until I finally decided to stop making excuses and...

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How To Practice “Perfectly” And Eliminate Mistakes

Nothing is more frustrating than practice with no progress…

What if I told you there was a recipe for practice that guaranteed steady progress?

Sounds gimmicky, I know, but there truly is a proven approach to practice that yields consistent results and enables you to play your pieces the way you want to play them, in a fraction of the...

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The 3 Worst Guitar Habits You’re Probably Doing Without Even Realizing

Let’s face it… it’s impossible to learn guitar without picking up a bad habit or two along the way. BUT the most dangerous bad habits are the ones that you didn’t realize existed.

Bad habits can sneak up in our playing at any time, especially if you don’t have a good teacher regularly checking in on you to...

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7 Different Ways To Play The Same Melody On Guitar (EASY to ADVANCED)

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If you’re wondering how to make your classical or fingerstyle guitar arrangements unique and interesting, you need to consider adding variety to how you play your melodies.

Audiences love to be surprised by hearing a familiar melody played in a completely different context, or with a different...

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The Best Software For Making Guitar Arrangements

Learning how to make your own guitar arrangements is not easy, but thankfully there are a ton of helpful tools out there that can help you through the process. Today, I’m showing you my favorite music notation and audio editing software that I use for every single one of my arrangements.

There are many obvious benefits to using these...

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How & Why You Should Practice Scales

I’ve never been too keen on traditional scale practice. I used to blindly practice scales over and over and over because I just figured it was something I needed to do, but barely saw any real results. Today, I’m showing you my method for scale practice, how you can use it to target and improve specific guitar techniques, and...

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Arpeggio Tips & Tricks I Use Every Day

Arpeggios are, in many ways, the backbone of classical and fingerstyle guitar playing. Today, I’m showing how to turn arpeggios into powerful creative tools for your guitar arrangements by giving you some of my favorite tips and tricks I’ve learned from years of putting arpeggios in my arrangements. Much love!

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2 Very Different Ways To Use Harmonics In Your Guitar Arrangements

It’s no secret that I’m obsessed with harmonics. I use them in almost every arrangement for 2 very good and different reasons. Today I’m going to break down how and why I use harmonics in my arrangements.

Download a free copy of the tabs and sheet music of the examples I composed for this video here.

I hope this inspires...

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4 Tips To Accomplish Your Guitar Goals This Year

Have you ever arrived at the end of a year, reflected back on what you accomplished with your music that year, and felt disappointed? Maybe you didn’t practice as much as you hoped, or didn’t end up making the arrangements you wanted to make, or didn’t follow through on pursuing performance opportunities.

I’ve definitely...

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