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Motivating Yourself to Practice

For any musician, practicing is a necessary investment to make in order to become the kind of performer you want to be. However, it is not always easy to commit to the daily work of improvement. In my own experience, things like fatigue, stress, emotions can get in the way. Read More…

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Effective Practice

For a musician or any other performer, daily practice is an important part of being prepared for the gig. It also can (and should!) be enjoyable in and of itself. Read More…

Learning Guitar Parts

My grandfather came to one of my shows, and couldn’t believe that we had memorized all of the music we performed. (We had performed a 2-hour set that night.) He is not a musician, so I explained that the more songs you learn, the more you start to find similarities that make each new song manageable. Read More…