"Yeah, teacher must have covering up his/her own inabilities.
To be completely fair, though, teaching is HARD. Although I've tried to teach (with limited success) at least I made it clear that I was only attempting it."
"I no longer enjoy the company of my cockatoo. She passed three years ago. She just may have been the closest companion I ever had. She was handicapped, which I think strengthened our bond. We only had eight years."
"I'm glad you said something. I can pull some strings. Sometimes "Larry" gets a little behind with approvals. He does a very good job of keeping the "bots" out, but doing so slows the process. I'll go ahead…"
"Pardon the unsolicited advice, but I would recommend that you have your guitar's set-up looked over by someone with experience. Play-ability is extremely important for a beginner. For example; I'm happy with my guitar, but you…"
"Sounds like you may have a little 'belly roll'. The top of some guitars will bulge out in the area right behind/under the bridge. If it gets worse, you might want to look at this. I've not tried it, so cannot vouch for…"
"One oft overlooked little tip: Hold the guitar correctly.
I'm sure you have seen the information, but it's easy to overlook or dismiss it. And it will make things easier.
Here is a link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQ1l3ZeW0Fo
"Welcome to a whole new world. Like the 'real' world there will be a little pain and frustration, and a whole lot to explore, but don't give up. The effort is *so* rewarding. Always remember this: You CAN do it!"
Welcome to the Acoustic Newb group. There are players of all experience and skill levels in the group, and some teachers too, which is great because we newer players can learn from the more experienced ones such as yourself as well as from…"
"I'm jumping into this without reading the previous posts because I want to quickly, and strongly recommend my favorite book of all time. The Beatles Complete Scores. It's expensive but it has both standard notation and tab. It has every…"
Welcome to the Acoustic Newb group. There are players of all experience and skill levels in the group, and some teachers too, which is great because we newer players can learn from the more experienced ones such as yourself as well as from each other. Have fun!