The Word that Means Nothing in Creativity being an artist creativity inspiration motivation Aug 25, 2020

"Good" Means Nothing in Creativity:

Today I want to take a closer look at what it means to call the results of any creative work "good", and how believing in language like that is holding us back from accessing a deeper level of creative expression and courage.

We constantly refer to creative...

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You’re on the Right Track if You’re Scared being an artist creativity inspiration motivation Aug 18, 2020

You’re on the Right Track if You’re Scared

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. . . . You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Getting inspired is easy. Getting excited...

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Make Something That Sucks (Creativity Hack) Aug 11, 2020

 

I started teaching music lessons when I was 19. Over the years my approach to teaching became increasingly focused on helping students feel fulfilled artistically. I’ve witnessed many people transform from being unsure about their creative abilities to expressing themselves freely....

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Songwriting Tip from In My Life by The Beatles chords inversions music theory song learning songwriting Aug 04, 2020

This video features a songwriting tip taken from the song In My Life by The Beatles. In the song, John Lennon takes the tonic chord of the key and makes it a 3rd inversion dominant 7 chord. This is a great chord option to keep in mind for writing interesting chord progressions that stand out.

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Fly Me to the Moon Jazz Guitar Chord Melody jazz Jul 28, 2020

In this video I break down how to arrange jazz guitar chord melodies using the song Fly Me to the Moon. My goal is to help you understand what it takes to play chords and melodies at the same time on the guitar so you can work towards creating your own chord melody jazz arrangements.

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Top 3 Pentatonic Scale Guitar Patterns (& why learn them) Jul 21, 2020

In this video I go over the top 3 pentatonic scale guitar patterns that I think every guitarist should learn.

I also talk about why it's important to work on melodic patterns when practicing scales.

Get a Free PDF with the patterns written out: https://www.soundguitarlessons.com/pl/199488

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Songwriting Walkthrough with Unique Chords Technique chords composing inversions music theory songwriting Jul 14, 2020

In this songwriting lesson I do a full songwriting process walkthrough from scratch using an awesome chord progression composing tip that creates unique and interesting chords.

I talk about chord voicings, voice leading, and the importance of knowing what melody you're singing on the fretboard...

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Natural Mystic Guitar Lesson - Chord Inversion Exercise chord shapes chords exercise inversions solo guitar song learning theory Jul 07, 2020

In this chord inversions guitar lesson you'll learn three different minor triad guitar chord shapes up the neck and how to use the song Natural Mystic by Bob Marley to apply them and practice them. • Get the TABS https://www.soundguitarlessons.com/na...

This is a great way to practice...

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My Triple Guitar Warm Up Routine safety technique warming up Jun 30, 2020

This video is about my triple guitar warm up routine. I've injured myself from practicing guitar too much twice in my life. Both times guitar warm ups were an important part of getting back on track. In this video I talk about how I recovered and what guitar warms ups I'm doing now to safely and...

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How to Prevent and Treat Guitar Playing Injuries, with Dr. Abby Halpin guest post technique Jun 23, 2020

In this video special guest, Dr. Abby Halpin, talks about ways to prevent and treat issues like guitar wrist pain and tendonitis that might occur from playing the guitar.

Abby’s website: www.forteperformancept.com
Abby’s Instagram: www.instagram.com/forteperformancept

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Finding Notes on a Guitar - Find Guitar Neck Notes Easily beginner guitar fretboard mapping music theory Jun 16, 2020

This video will teach you how to find notes on a guitar. By the end of this lesson you’ll be able to find and identify any guitar neck notes easily. Learning all the notes on a guitar doesn't happen from memorizing a fretboard diagram; It happens from learning the logic of interval shapes...

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How to Improve Your Musical Time (and How NOT to Use a Metronome) feel metronome technique time Jun 09, 2020

In this lesson I'll show you exactly how to improve your musical time. These metronome exercises work amazingly well at enhancing our sense of how to play in time accurately.
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