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Music Lessons Now Available!

First lesson free now through October 31st!  Please use the contact form if you are interested in lessons.

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New Blog Entry: Everything I Ever Wanted to Know I Learned From My Guitar

Be the Worst Player in the Room

We’re guitar players.  Let’s be honest.  We crave praise.  We love being the best player in the room.  It’s a great feeling when all of the preparation you’ve done in your life brings you to that point of mastery…When you have the confidence to play without fear…it’s a trap…

The need to achieve, to be the best player in the room can get in the way of real progress.  We start avoiding situations that take us out of our comfort zone.  We avoid the embarrassment of possibly making mistakes.  Once this mindset gets a hold on us, it can turn into a narrowing of your playing experience.  Slowly you start taking gigs that are only safe, and soon that feeling of being the best in the room isn’t enough to satisfy you, and then the whole experience starts to suffer.  Read more

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