I hope you enjoy my performance of the Bill Withers classic – “Ain’t No Sunshine” electric guitar version.[Read more…] about “Ain’t No Sunshine” – Electric Guitar (Bill Withers)
When you play the guitar, what are you listening for in your playing?
- Are you listening for small and important details?
- Or are you stepping back and listening to the “whole”?
- How should you be listening?
Let’s take a look at this…
When a painter works on detail, she is super close up to the canvas. Each brushstroke, texture and shading is accounted for.
That requires serious microscope up close focus!
However, there’s another mode of viewing the canvas which is stepping way back and looking at the “whole.”
That puts all the tiny details in a different context. [Read more…] about How to Listen to Your Own Guitar Playing
That’s the sound of what you’d want a bass player or drummer to make so that if you were playing with them, you’d feel the beat from what they are doing – not only hear the note.
[Read more…] about How to Develop Your Thumb’s “Thump” for Fingerstyle Guitar
This is just a quick post to let you know that my new solo fingerstyle CD “Play Pretty for the People” will become available twice 🙂
[Read more…] about NEW CD “Play Pretty for the People”, Release Dates 8/30 and 9/6
Greetings, and I hope you are doing fabulously!
This year has been full of rich, satisfying “real life” stuff like touring, family,
moving, teaching my “Study With Adam” online guitar students, and recording.
Transparency Report and Major Goal Achieved
In January 2016 I offered you a “transparency report” and I mentioned one of my goals for 2016 was to record a new CD.
[Read more…] about Saying No to Distraction and Yes to Yourself