Free Video: How To Start Playing Guitar With Feeling


Want to start playing guitar with feeling like the pros do?

It's time to learn how to make your guitar really cry!

Good news:

You don't have to be an advanced guitarist to learn how to do this.

It's actually quite easy.

Find out how to start playing guitar with feeling right away using the advice in this video:

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Now that you know how to play guitar with feeling, learn more ways to play creatively and expressively:

 
Playing Guitar With Feeling - Tip #1: Master Fretboard Visualization


Before you can play guitar with feeling (without creative limitations) you need to develop great visualization of the fretboard.

This is not the same as just memorizing the note names of every fret however.

To really learn how to play great solos up and down the neck of the guitar you need understand how scale patterns, arpeggios or other licks connect together across the neck.

Great guitarists typically has the ability, which gives them the power to effortlessly play great guitar solos with feeling that flow from note to note.

In contrast, guitarists who don’t know their way around the fretboard end up playing memorized scale fragments or licks that don't sound very musically expressive.

Make fretboard memorization a priority to start playing guitar solos and licks in any position of the fretboard at any time.
 

Playing Guitar With Feeling - Tip #2: Focus On Expression Versus Playing Memorized Patterns


Many guitarists think of playing solos as just using scales over chords.

If you think like this, it means:

Your mind goes on autopilot and your hands are doing all the work.

This doesn't often lead to memorable guitar playing.

Instead consider what great guitarists do, namely:

  1. Imagine sounds they want to hear in their guitar playing.
     
  2. Translate the sounds they hear in their head into the notes on guitar.
     
  3. Use their hands to find the notes and play them.
     
  4. Use their hands to add phrasing and squeeze as much emotion as possible from the notes.

Using this process helps both your ears and mind determine the sound you play.

You should always be asking yourself this important question:

“What Do I Want To Hear Next?”

When you master this process, you are able to play guitar with feeling every time.

When you are first learning it, give your brain the time to go as slowly as it takes to go through the steps.

Think about this in the same way as you would while learning a new lick for the first time.

Bottom line:

Learning to play guitar with feeling is about playing with your mind and hands, not just reciting memorized patterns.

This approach is entirely different from the one used by inexperienced guitarists, whose guitar solos are merely an attempt to run into a cool sounding note or two by running through scales or licks they know.
 

Playing Guitar With Feeling - Tip #3: Get Regular Feedback From A Guitar Teacher

 
Having an experienced guitar teacher to listen to your guitar playing, give you expert feedback and instructions on how to implement his advice is invaluable for your improvement. This might just be the fastest, easiest and most direct way to become the killer lead guitarist you want to be.

If you want me to help you transform your lead guitar playing, I can do that for you in my Breakthrough Guitar Lessons.

Here is how it works:
  1. You tell me about your guitar playing strengths & weaknesses, as well as your musical background and goals.
     
  2. I create a personalized guitar lesson strategy and your lesson materials.
     
  3. You practice (with my support every step of the way) to help you transform your playing and reach your goals. 

Here is what some of my guitar students are saying: 

 

 

 


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