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Nail Care

I conduct several workshops throughout the year, ranging from an afternoon to two-weeks long, covering a variety of guitar-related topics, from right-hand technique to improvisation to the Creative Process. Without fail, a favorite topic in these workshops is my nail care routine.

This is partly because of a quirky little factoid for which I am known, for better or worse: I haven't broken a playing nail since 1982. That's not a typo--Nineteen Eighty…


Added by Michael DeLalla on February 19, 2010 at 9:23am — 1 Comment

Free Excel App to help Singers find their best key for each specific song...

Working on a free excel application to help singers find their range and best keys for any given song...along with capoing info for their five favorite keys to play in. Free for the asking...just want feedback.

This came from playing in bluegrass jams where folks typically play in G, A, C or D. Many songs are traditionally associated with a given key. So...some try to sing in the traditional key, me for instance, and don't fit at all. My music theory isn't all that strong, and…


Added by Pete A on February 17, 2010 at 9:18pm — No Comments

"One Man. 2 Guitars. Can Only Be Rodney Branigan" ...YAMAHA

"One Man. 2 Guitars. Can Only Be Rodney Branigan" ...YAMAHA

He's been called "impossibly talented" - and they'd be right. Download

caught up with the one man band who plays not just one - but 2 guitars,

while on a photo shoot for the up-coming 'Access to…

Added by Rodney Branigan on February 17, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Guitar Players Make

In teaching thousands of guitar students

from all over the world, I have noticed the same problems that students

create during their practice sessions at home and during their guitar

lessons. In this article "The 5 Biggest Mistakes That Students Make", I

have listed five of the most common and problematic reasons that

prevent students from getting to their next level of guitar playing

ability. If you are a guitar student, you just may…

Added by Jamie Marie Andreas on February 16, 2010 at 12:57pm — 1 Comment

How to get your music on a computer game?

This is cool. Since I was 6 i have wanted to be in a video game and only 28 years laters I'm there! This is Jam Legend a guitar hero type game you can play online. On the full site you can even plug in a Guitar Hero or Rock Band Controller - how cool is that? Finally I can play my own songs on a plastic guitar, YES!!!!

This is a brilliant tool for musicians to connect with listeners - you have to apply to be an artist, they are only taking a few people a week… Continue

Added by Matt Stevens on February 16, 2010 at 9:11am — No Comments

Sunday Free Noodle Week 2

Well its week 2 of the Sunday Free Noodle and this week’s is a bit good. Its a remix of Dolls House by the mighty @pseudoambient (Gaetano Fontanazza)- Italian ambient genius. Its called the - Its Working Right Pseudo Remix. The fact that that he put this Remix together before I’d even posted the stems is even more impressive. I’m really pleased with this one and I think hes done a blinding job. I really enjoyed hearing the track and it does feature… Continue

Added by Matt Stevens on February 14, 2010 at 6:29am — 1 Comment

The personal step 164

ly don't care, as the only hope is to see colourful money is . The ChenWei check all of their mouth, when xiao blocked and saw the cheque home on a series of zero suddenly…

Added by yishang on February 13, 2010 at 2:00am — No Comments

The personal step 163

rced the iffy, feel very true. "Dad, how are you getting on, whether I bow by marriage and xiao-shueh of book down?" ChenWei embrace XiaoXue, a smile on her face, and…

Added by yishang on February 13, 2010 at 2:00am — No Comments

The personal step 161

~ At night send by in case has more... For subscription... ChenWei they do. Shaw's father is not natural, they still know now nearing billion in the home of a rich collection!…

Added by yishang on February 13, 2010 at 2:00am — No Comments

The personal step 160

artment manager, is two meters worm. But according to ChenWei idea, is two meters, he is not willing to let them so comfortable life, nature is to put the two to somewhere.…

Added by yishang on February 13, 2010 at 2:00am — No Comments

The personal step 159

t are absolutely is unreliable. Can ChenWei but promised down, but also from the two men come to the NingCheng no14 there are, it seems to reuse the father-son pair. "Master"…

Added by yishang on February 13, 2010 at 2:00am — No Comments

The personal step 158

u can make her go to rest, I this day, there is still much to handle! Besides, I give up, what tomorrow met not just to talk?" Really, but at the ChenWei XiaoXue to evade,…

Added by yishang on February 13, 2010 at 2:00am — No Comments

The personal step 157

ueh that smelly wench is good, actually know life so a multimillionaire. Hey. Let you enjoy the moneymaking businesses, with the only millionaire can enjoy life."…

Added by yishang on February 13, 2010 at 2:00am — No Comments

The personal step 156

father and brother were ChenWei words should obey orders packed. The car was very little fear has also lift "Call the husband!" ChenWei calm face snorted! Xiao snow-white zhe…

Added by yishang on February 13, 2010 at 2:00am — No Comments

The personal step 155

it card carefully, immediately fell breath. Brother, you are the star on the TV baoyu group, "the flying car and made the group?" XiaoXiangRong up immediately before trying…

Added by yishang on February 13, 2010 at 2:00am — No Comments

Story To Aid Your Harmony Theory

The following is a story sent to me (and probably some of you) in the Jazz Guitar Gazette by Dirk. I thought it was pretty cool and may help some learn something about harmony. I would encourage folks to subscribe to the Jazz Guitar Gazette. It is quite useful. Enjoy (and hope Dirk doesn't mind this post).

C, E-flat and G go into a bar. The bartender…

Added by David Shade on February 11, 2010 at 5:18pm — No Comments

New Video ! "MAZINGER-Z"

I uploaded new vdeo.

It is a tune to which I arranged a new finger style.

It is a theme song of animation to which I was telecasted when I am a grade-schooler.

It was a program where a huge robot of the justice appeared.

The name of the robot is called "MAZINGER- Z".

MIZUKI ICHIRO who was one NO.1 animation songs singer in Japan was singing the theme…

Added by okayan on February 8, 2010 at 9:32am — No Comments

Skype video lessons

Hi I've been doing it for 3 years, works great and I'm looking for more students.

Added by Lance Allen on February 7, 2010 at 8:12pm — No Comments

Vintage MOUNTAIN GUITAR ** Made In Japan

I have an old vintage guitar with a MOUNTAIN paper label and MOUNTAIN on the back of the headstock. It was made in Japan and probably from the 60's or 70's. It has the headstock and the inlay of an old Martin guitar. The top is solid spruce the back is laminated rosewood. OM sized instrument. Vine inlay on the rosewood fingerboard. I heard these were made with Martin parts. I would love to get more information about this instrument.

Added by CSerway on February 7, 2010 at 8:04am — 11 Comments

Sunday Free Noodle week 1

This is the first Sunday Free Noodle

The Sunday Free Noodle project is a free MP3 every week - remixes, collaborations, live stuff, spoken word stuff and other odd things - for the next year. 52 MP3’s, (thats a lot).

This project has only really come about because i have injured my back and have had a chance to go through my hard drives whilst lying on the floor with the laptop on my chest. Odd how things happen.

I really want to be a collaborative process. Let me… Continue

Added by Matt Stevens on February 7, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments

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