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Tips for newbie guitarists

By on Feb 16, 2009 in Wisdom | 1 comment

My popularity on YouTube is growing. Everyday about 800 people watch my simple video tutorials for newbie guitarists. I’m being frequently asked for tips. So here are the tips for newbie guitarists – [Disclaimer: I’m not a Guitar Hero. I don’t know a lot more than you do about Guitar. But during past 8 years of my guitaring, I have learned few things. I’d like every newbie guitarist to know them.] You can’t be a guitar hero in a day, week, month, year or two. Accept it. Learning to play guitar is about 3 P’s : Practice, Patience, Persistence. Tip #2 sounds too MBAish. Sorry. But it’s true. It’s completely ok to learn, play and perform the music you like. You can be a good guitarist without growing hair, sporting ponytail, speaking Hindi in American accent. Guitar is a western instrument (Well, the roots of the instrument are Indian)...