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Old 06-20-2019, 08:25 AM
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Hi all. After succumbing to GAS many times, I realize I need to invest money in learning. Online lessons are great, but with no accountability, itís hard for me to stick with it. Something over Skype would be ideal as I have availability usually only after 8(when most shops are closed).

A google search yielded a lot of results, but I have no idea how to tell the good from the bad.

Recs? Thanks in advance!

-Drew
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Old 06-20-2019, 09:25 AM
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What style do you want to play?

For finger-picking blues, Toby Walker is a member here who does Skype lessons.

For all sorts of finger-picking, one of our members does Skype lessons with Mark Hanson.

They both get good feedback on the AGF.
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Old 06-20-2019, 10:12 AM
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A great question, but one I have a hard time answering. I'm kind of all over the place. I've been playing on and off for 18 years, so I can strum and pick ok. But I've never learned how to read music, nor do I understand keys. So I'd love to understand music theory better.

I would love to up my steel string game as well as nylon. I guess I need to choose one and take it from there.
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A great question, but one I have a hard time answering. I'm kind of all over the place. I've been playing on and off for 18 years, so I can strum and pick ok. But I've never learned how to read music, nor do I understand keys. So I'd love to understand music theory better.

I would love to up my steel string game as well as nylon. I guess I need to choose one and take it from there.


You don't need to be able to read music, you can go a long way with tab, your ear and a practical knowledge of music theory. You can get that a lot cheaper than having someone explain it to you via Skype. I would check out justinguitar.com for some theory lessons that will be free or nearly so.

Good luck!
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You don't need to be able to read music, you can go a long way with tab, your ear and a practical knowledge of music theory. You can get that a lot cheaper than having someone explain it to you via Skype. I would check out justinguitar.com for some theory lessons that will be free or nearly so.

Good luck!
Good point Bob. I really just want a basic understanding of guitar theory that will allow me to be able to ďplayĒ with music(ie writing and improvisation). From there I would love to learn some finger style and classical. It would be helpful to have someone meet me where Iím at rather than go down self directed rabbit holes.
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