A Brief History of the Electric Guitar

Electric guitars are found in bedrooms and rehearsal garages and performance venues all across the continent and beyond. Every day tens of thousands of people engage with a guitar in one way or another, whether music lessons or a garage band or as a pro player or...

How to Use a Guitar Capo

I remember as a young guitarist I knew how to use a guitar capo, but thought a capo was for cheating if you didn’t know all of your chords. As a matter of fact I remember it being referred to as a “cheater” by many players. Some of the first guitar capo designs...

Major Scales

The major scale sound is the most common scale sound in the music of the Western World. The word scale means a ladder of notes and in the case of major scales that ladder is made up of distances of tones and semitones. A tone is the distance of 2 frets and a semitone...