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Re: Easiest way to learn to play guitar
Posted by: Red ()
Date: November 15, 2017 12:08AM

forestred Wrote:
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> I’d recommend finding a guitar tutor, there is
> probably too much information online (youtube etc)
> that you could spend a lifetime looking for online
> lessons to suit where your at in your musical
> development, where as with a tutor you can hit the
> ground running.
>
> Online stuff is great for inspiration, learning
> tricks, or figuring out how to play your favourite
> riffs/solos, but i always found one-to-one lessons
> invaluable, and helped me learn quickly. Plus a
> tutor will expect improvement/development week on
> week and show you how to achieve this, plus give
> advice or show you what you might be doing
> ‘wrong’.
> I always think of it like learning to drive, if i
> had used youtube as my only source of instruction
> I’d never have even got out of first gear.
>
> Good luck!


This. I spent 3 to 4 years doing the self taught thing with YouTube, Tabs, Apps, Books etc, and although I picked up a lot (there really is some great stuff out there) my learning lacked discipline and more often than not I'd gravitate towards easy to play cool sounding licks / solos instead of pinning down the fundamentals.

For the last few months I've been having lessons with my daughter's guitar teacher and since taking that step, the learning has structure and my playing and understanding of music has come on leaps and bounds. Seriously, having one-to-one tuition is the best thing I've ever done...just wish I'd done it sooner.

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