Monthly Archives: March 2012

Finding your inner motivation to grow as a musician

Finding your inner motivation

As a teacher, getting students to get into the right mindset to grow musically is one of the toughest nuts to crack. Staying in that right mindset is also one of the toughest aspects of continually improving your musicianship. This difficulty … Continue reading

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63 days and counting! My new ebook is coming out on May 28th

New Book Coming Soon

Hi fans of the One Minute Music Lesson, I am very excited to tell you that my new ebook will be released on May 28th. However I can’t tell you the title or what it is about yet because I don’t know. … Continue reading

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I’m giving away 25 FREE private music lessons!

[ Sorry this give away is now over, but don’t miss out on the next one, sign up for my free newsletter and receive notification when the next give away will be.] As you may know I have begun offering private music … Continue reading

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Acoustic Fingerpicking for Beginners

Acoustic Fingerpicking for Beginners Lesson 1a by Lisa McCormick of Instructor: Lisa McCormick, Speciality: Acoustic Fingerpicking  Website: This four-step fingerpicking pattern is a powerful building block for fingerstyle guitar. For this pattern, play the sixth string (Low E) with a … Continue reading

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Understanding the Guitar Fretboard

Guitar Fretboard

In this guest by post by Dan Vuksanovich, from, we will explore the guitar fretboard. The guitar fretboard can be a bit confusing for beginners, or even for people who have played other instruments, such as the piano, where … Continue reading

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