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First Recital
Started by Dennis Hands
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Strap Buttons
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Got 10 Minutes But Don't Know What to Practice?
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Flat 9 Scale?
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Jim Lair

Wearing Finger Picks

How do you wear finger picks when playing acoustic guitar? I did not realize most people wear them upside down. That is they are upside down to the way I wear them. The pad of my finger tips are in contact with the string. I treat the finger pick...

Posted 7 months ago - 23 replies, latest 2 months ago

Karen Wyatte
Karen Wyatte

Anticipating Fingering changes

I've been working on a lot of gypsy-jazz melodic lines to solo over different chord progressions. I've been wondering how to anticipate changes in fingering so shifts in position will be smooth?

Posted 2 months ago - 3 replies, latest 2 months ago

David Bagley

Changes to AC Digital Magazine

What do you think about the new version of the digital magazine? I am disappointed: I can't view it on my iPad1 and I can't download it. That means viewing it on my desktop which isn't convenient. Step backwards? David

Posted 3 months ago - 11 replies, latest 3 months ago

Joseph Jacobs
Joseph Jacobs


I'm not much of a lead guitarist, so I don't do a lot of lead licks per se. Anyway, I do have a boat load of lick books from the past. Can anyone enlighten me as how does one knows what key the lick is in. The books never say. There has got to...

Posted 7 months ago - 2 replies, latest 3 months ago

Mike Lowell

Playing at the next level.

I have been playing for about 3 years, most flatpicking. I can play first position chords, bar chords, and play scales with proficiency...but feel at best I am an intermediate player. When I listen to other players, they make the guitar

Posted 6 months ago - 8 replies, latest 3 months ago

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