Guitar Philosophy

Enlightenment is not a matter of seeing something new. It is finally seeing what you have been looking at all the time………..Jamie Andreas I often summarize my teaching this way: “I teach you how to pay attention, and what to pay attention to”. This may sound simple, but as anyone who has taken personal lessons

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Guitar Philosophy

Imagine a farmer who has planted his field with corn on Sunday. On Monday, he comes to check his field and sees no corn growing. He starts stamping his feet and swearing at the soil, saying it is no good and does not have the potential to grow corn. He decides to give up being

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How To Practice Guitar

 “When you practice guitar – you are your own teacher. Be a good one!” …Jamie AndreasThe 2 Conditions Of Correct PracticeCorrect Practice must fulfill two conditions: 1) Knowing the right thing to do2) Making sure you do the right thing. The first part, providing the correct knowledge, is my (and every teachers) responsibility. The second part,

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Guitar Philosophy

 Guitar Playing Plateau? What To DoA student once asked me “how do you handle it when you hit a plateau, when you feel like you are stuck and you can’t get past the level you are at”. Now, of course, this is a common experience for all players, and a common question as well. I believe

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