Archive for November, 2009

GT Player of the Month for November


iron-manEvery month I profile a player who exemplifies what it takes to be a GT Player of the Month. This month’s winner is proving he has the right stuff to go to the next level. In the past month he has shown continued progress on an…

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A few people lovingly refer to me as the Mr. Miyagi of guitar because my approach to teaching the instrument is holistic in nature, dealing with the whole person.  An instructor who is…

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Guitar Backing Tracks

As the name implies, these links are for people who are interested in downloading backing tracks from their favorite songs. What are backing tracks? I’m glad you asked. Backing tracks are simply rhythm tracks. They’re designed to help you develop your chops and are a great tool for helping you hone your lead phrases and develop your improvisation skills. Special thanks to bobo808 and cricketrider for turning me on to both these sites.


GT member, bobo808, brought this very useful resource from to my attention. Got a song with a key that is unmanagable, but you’re unsure how to change it. This handy tool does the job for you.

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Editor’s Note: The following post was contributed by a dear friend of mine who also happens to be a GT member. You know him as timothybme; But to me, he’s just Tim.

Anyway, Tim is a former…

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Guitar Therapy