In this article, i would like to explain you one of my methods to find straight bar chords on a steel guitar instrument in any tuning. This would not include chord inversions (chord with a bass note other than the root) but … Continue reading How to find straight bar chords on a steel guitar instrument in any tuning?
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We all have limited time for everything we do and that’s the same thing with practicing our instruments. So how do we make the most of our precious practice time? I divide this into 3 distinct phases: Pre-practice Practice Post-practice What is … Continue reading How to make the most of your practice time?
Should you use finger picks or bare fingers on a weissenborn? If you were to ask me this question for the dobro, i would not hesitate much and would probably suggest to start off with finger picks, the main reason being you need … Continue reading Finger picks or bare fingers on a weissenborn?
In this article, I’m gonna be showing you how to read dobro tablature or any of my tabs for a 6-string lap-style type instrument (weissenborn, lap steel…). Click here to access the following tabs informations: General Info Navigation markers Left hand Right hand Rhythm … Continue reading How to read dobro tablature? (also applies to weissenborn, lap steel…)
So you want to learn a new tuning and you don’t know where to start because all the dots seem to be in the wrong place 🙁 We have all been there. Learning a new tuning or multiples tunings can quickly become … Continue reading How to learn multiple tunings ?
Although there are differences (mostly in the technique but also in the sound) between the acoustic guitar and the squareneck resonator guitar, i found the approach to be pretty much the same when i’m arranging a song to be played as a … Continue reading How to arrange a song for fingerstyle guitar or dobro?
Knowing WHAT to practice is the first step that we have discussed in this article. But this alone is not enough. You absolutely need to learn HOW to practice. If you followed the guidelines I have talked about here, you have set up … Continue reading HOW to practice dobro? (or any instrument)
WHAT to practice on dobro or weissenborn (or any instrument)? If you were to ask me this question, my answer would be: ‘i don’t know!’. To answer this question, you need to ask yourself first: what do i want to achieve with my instrument? If you want … Continue reading WHAT to practice on dobro or weissenborn?