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Martin Style Types

February 10, 2012
Style numbers indicate the construction materials and appointments of the guitar, and this system allows for several combinations between body shapes and styles.
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How to Teach Guitar on Skype

January 26, 2012
8 tips on making video-chat guitar lessons as painless as possible.
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2011 in Review

November 15, 2011
As projected, the 2011 market became even more aligned with players, rather than collectors, and certainly not investors.
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Fretboard Implant

August 2, 2011
Gayla Drake Paul discusses chord theory, the importance of a key center, scales, and the fretboard implant procedure she''s working on with a student.
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5 Rutbusters That Will Change The Way You Play

August 2, 2011
Steve Ouimette discusses five rutbusters that may help you find new inspiration for your playing.
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Teaching Guitar With Balance

June 29, 2011
How do you teach a child what they need to know while keeping it interesting?
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10 Things All Guitarists Should Be Able to Do

May 9, 2011
10 things that amateur guitarists can do to play more like a pro.
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Hey, You Can't Do That: Know Thy Fretboard

February 7, 2011
How many guitarists here can proudly raise their hand and say they can call out every single note on the fretboard instantly?
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1952 Gibson Goldtop Les Paul

January 17, 2011
A fully-gold Goldtop in impeccable shape from the latter half of 1952
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Tips on Soloing

January 17, 2011
It’s well and fine to have a bag of tricky, fast licks that will impress other guitarists (and, of course, the ladies), but it’s a whole other deal to use that flash and technique while playing something people actually want to hear.
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