Jazzin’ Up the Uke

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Ed. note: This is the fifth in a series of posts by Guitar Lifestyle contributor Russ about the ukulele and its growing popularity among musicians and educators. Read the other posts in this series here.  Aloha! Now that we've talked a bit about country music, I figured it might be worth it to balance the scales with something a little more difficult and a whole lot more … [Read more...]

Ukulele Courseware

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Ed. note: This is the third in a series of posts by Guitar Lifestyle contributor Russ about the ukulele and its growing popularity among musicians and educators. See the first post, The Ukulele as an Educational Tool, and the second post, Review: The Ukulele Site. Aloha! Today we'll be talking about homeschooling and the courseware I chose to teach my kids music and the … [Read more...]

Review: The Ukulele Site

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Ed. note: This is the second in a series of posts by Guitar Lifestyle contributor Russ about the ukulele and its growing popularity among musicians and educators. See the first post: The Ukulele as an Educational Tool Aloha!  Last time I said that I was going to talk about what could possibly be the greatest instrument store in the world, and I did not come here to … [Read more...]

Learning Guitar Now – All Access Pass

John Tuggle, founder and teacher at Learning Guitar Now, has a number of really good blues guitar lessons on his site. In particular, he has some great slide guitar lessons as well as Allman Brothers-style lessons. Up until recently, the only way to get John's premium lessons was to purchase a download or a DVD of the lesson. However, John has recently added an All Access … [Read more...]

Daniel Donato: The New Master of the Telecaster: Pathways to Dynamic Solos

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The joke here in Nashville is that there are more guitar players per capita than any other city. It may actually be true, but, regardless, the fact is there are tons of great guitar players here. That's why it's really interesting when a newcomer gets noticed, as Daniel Donato has over the past couple of years. Donato is currently guitarist for the Don Kelley Band, which has … [Read more...]