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How To Read Guitar Chord Charts
This article will focus on chord diagrams, as they are a straightforward and efficient way to learn guitar chord charts and chord shapes.
Instructor Highlight: Sam Farkas
In 2016, Sam began teaching at Green Hills Guitar Studio, where has introduced the joy of music to hundreds of students.
Trying to Learn Barre Chords? Stop! Do This First.
From basic patterns to complex rhythms, these exercises help improve your barre chord playing and ensure you maximize your practice sessions.
Why Do Guitar Players Struggle with Barre Chords?
Barre chords are a common challenge for guitarists of all levels, from beginner to advanced. Here are tips for improving your technique.
Tips for Practicing Music
Practicing music can feel like work. And yes, it is work. But it doesn’t have to feel like it and definitely doesn’t have to sound like it.
Why You Need to Learn Power Chords
This article will explore why you need to learn power chords and how this versatile voicing can help you become a better guitarist.
The Beauty of Power Chords
Power chords are simple, versatile, and used by pros all the time! This article breaks down what power chords are and how to use them.
How To Write a Song
Songwriting is an art form, and like any other art form or creative endeavor, there are no hard and fast rules for knowing how to write a song successfully. However, some standard practices and techniques can help you take the first step toward writing your own songs.
GHGS Founder Shane Lamb featured on Go Solo
Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in music education but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Shane Lamb, Owner of Green Hills Guitar Studio, located in Nashville, TN, USA. Subkit helps regular everyday people go solo and achieve work independence on their own terms.
The Guitar Style of James Taylor
James Taylor is the quintessential singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He has a signature sound, flawless technique, and amazing songs. Here are a few thoughts on James Taylor and what I’ve taken away from playing his songs through the years. One of the most influential acoustic guitar players in the modern pop era. James Taylor’s approach…
Jazz Chord Progressions
The ii-V-I chord progression is the most common chord progression in jazz music and many pop songs. For many beginning guitar players, this topic can be a little bit mystifying so let’s unpack it. Some background on the ii-V-I progression In every major key, there are seven chords. Regardless of which key we are in,…
Boogie Woogie Musical Beginnings
Boogie woogie has infiltrated most styles of music, but where did it come from? Discover the answer in this blog post.
The Story Behind a Patriotic Song
Learn about the interesting history behind a well-known patriotic song in this blog.
Preparation for Live Performances
Learn tips and tricks to get through a live performance.
The Guitar Greats
Learn how some of the greatest guitar players got their start in this post.