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by lefunk
April 28th, 2018, 2:45 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Do you have problems dropping your pick when you play?
Replies: 4
Views: 738

Re: Do you have problems dropping your pick when you play?

Happens from time to time, but as I've played more and more over the years it's happened much less. Maybe once in every ten or 15 gigs I'll drop the pick. I always have spares close at hand, so if I can't see where it's landed immediately I grab another. I think this happens more often when you don'...
by lefunk
March 20th, 2018, 5:31 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Can't follow the beats
Replies: 9
Views: 2675

Re: Can't follow the beats

I'd advise you play something very simple over and over to work on this with perhaps just two or three chords, but something that is an actual song so there is some reward at the end. Off the top of my head, say a simple I,IV,V Blues. Before even touching the guitar, listen to the original song and ...
by lefunk
February 27th, 2018, 2:12 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Guitar Exams (need some clarification)
Replies: 2
Views: 651

Re: Guitar Exams (need some clarification)

Hi, I'm Grade 8 classical guitar, self taught electric (play professionally in a function band), I teach the rockschool grades and classical grades, and I play acoustic guitar in a professional duo. If you are creative and have a good ear for music and just want to accompany yourself while singing t...
by lefunk
February 11th, 2018, 2:58 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Is it possible to play an electric guitar like a classical one?
Replies: 4
Views: 1265

Re: Is it possible to play an electric guitar like a classical one?

All good advice above. I play classical (Grade 8 ABRSM) and also play a strat in a function band. I find it hard to do impromptu performances of any classical piece on my electric - but it can definitely be done. It's just a strange feeling because the action is so much lower and the neck narrower. ...