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YouTube Inspiration: Jazz Improv Playlist

These CGRocks post are here to provide some outside YouTube inspiration for your guitar practice and daily music habits. This list contains some real gems of insight into improvisation, the ability to create music on the fly, from a wide variety of sources. There is Barry Harris and Bob Reynolds; Rick Beato, Martin Taylor.All amazingRead More…

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YouTube Inspiration: Musicianship Playlist

These CGRocks post are here to provide some outside YouTube inspiration for your guitar practice and daily music habits. This list contains some real gems of insight into musicianship, the ability to think and make music, from a wide variety of sources. There is Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke; Steve Vai, Martin Taylor; Bernstein andRead More…

Guitar Repertoire: Context & Perspective

This editorial post is a personal point of view of how choosing the right guitar repertoire can make a difference at an audition; It is all about context and perspective. This personal editorial piece begins, like so many good ones do, with a story about a journey. A journey that pretty much straight away beganRead More…

Aguado Study No. 16 & CG Magazine

Have you got the Winter 2017 edition of Classical Guitar magazine? It has a great method article on Dionisio Aguado‘s Study No. 16 by Rhayn Jooste. This lesson delves into playing with your fingers, alternating strokes, speed and coordination. As usual there are two videos that go along with this article, the first is theRead More…

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Truefire.com – A Review

Review of the popular Truefire.com website and guitar app. If you are into online guitar it will be hard not to miss the flood of online guitar courses currently available, a veritable smorgasbord selection that ranges from tasty to just plain off. So this review is intended to highlight one of the best providers, notRead More…

Barrios Christmas Carol

Wishing every one a merry start to the yuletide festivities this year. Please enjoy this video from out erstwhile Guitar Editor Rhayn Jooste. This is a traditional Christmas Carol by Agustin Barrios; it is also the alternative version, the one with harmonics. A very Merry Christmas to all. It is available to buy from theRead More…