Many years ago I realized how great it was to help those who really wanted to learn how to play the guitar. I know what it’s like to have dreams of playing the guitar, and there’s nothing I enjoy more than being able to provide that experience to others. I run my own professional guitar studio on the border of Mississauga and Oakville (Ontario) and have a great roster of students that consistently surprise me all the time.
Some of my favourite guitarists are Ernest Ranglin, Wes Montgomery, Jimmy Page, John Mayer, Tom Morello, Mark Knopfler, and Eric Clapton, to name a few.
Quite often I have students who are quite adamant that they only want to learn chords, and that's fine. But it's important to be educated to know just what you're missing if you decide to go down this path.
Sometimes taking a break from playing the guitar can be good for both your mind and your body (provided you play often enough to begin with), but when it comes time to get back to playing, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed with the...