Many of us think we would like to play guitar, but thinking about it and actually trying to do it are two very different things. You can choose a guitar to buy, but once you are holding this instrument in your hand it is difficult to know how to play it – or even how to hold it properly.
The good news is that there are plenty of resources available to learn how to play guitar.
First of all, if you’re serious, get a decent instrument. Don’t pick up a $50 guitar from Walmart. At least invest in a name brand beginner’s guitar.
I bought an Oscar Schmidt acoustic guitar from a friend for $90. A price like that sure didn’t break the bank, but it’s a quite decent guitar, especially for someone like me – my expertise is on the keyboard, not the guitar.
Secondly, get some help learning guitar. If you’re pretty musical, you might get by with a DVD or instruction book teaching you how to play. Or, you may have a friend who can help you out a little.Continue reading Learn Guitar For A Life Full Of Music