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3 Spooktacular Halloween Songs to Play

3 Spooktacular Halloween Songs to Play

October 21, 2021

Get musically prepared for October 31st with these spooktacular Halloween songs ranging in skill level from fairly simple to challenging. You can take your pick or play them all!

In this episode Marlene describes 3 Halloween themed songs for you to try, along with playing suggestions and tips. 

For the song links go to: Thursday Tips blog

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The Best Woods for Acoustic Guitars

The Best Woods for Acoustic Guitars

October 14, 2021

Both sound and durability are important acoustic guitar qualities and only a few tree species are suitable for these purposes. They're called tonewoods because they have the necessary properties to produce beautiful tones and can withstand guitar playing tension.

In this episode Marlene describes tonewood species and why they are commonly used in acoustic guitar construction. 

For the tonewood video demo: Thursday Tips blog

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Acoustic Guitar vs Electric Guitar

Acoustic Guitar vs Electric Guitar

October 7, 2021

There are various types of guitars, some of the more common ones are acoustic and electric. Understanding the similarities and differences can help you with your overall guitar knowledge and when choosing an instrument to play. 

In this episode Marlene discusses the similarities and the differences, plus a comparison of acoustic and electric guitars.

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How to Play the D Scale on Your Guitar

How to Play the D Scale on Your Guitar

September 30, 2021

Scales are a great way to learn the notes on your guitar, gain fretboard knowledge and it can help with finger agility and dexterity. Previous scale episodes have included the C & G scales, here's the D scale. 

In this episode Marlene discusses the D scale notes, locations & how to play those notes on your guitar.

For the D scale tab go to: Thursday Tips blog

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3 Ways to Play the C Chord

3 Ways to Play the C Chord

September 23, 2021

The C major chord is one of 5 foundational chords, along with A, G, E & D. As with most chords, there are several ways to play the C chord and it can be helpful to learn the variations and options.

In this episode Marlene shares 3 ways to play the C chord and tips for getting your best sound.

For the chord charts go to: Thursday Tips blog

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Learn Single Notes on Your Guitar

Learn Single Notes on Your Guitar

September 16, 2021

Each time you play a single guitar string you're playing a musical note. Becoming familiar with the notes on the individual strings and frets can be really helpful.
In the episode, Marlene talks about single notes, where to find them on your guitar & tips for learning them.

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Top 7 Funniest Reasons Not to Practice!

Top 7 Funniest Reasons Not to Practice!

September 9, 2021

There can be many reasons not to practice and here are 7 funny ones. But instead of finding reasons not to practice, try finding reasons TO practice!

In this episode Marlene shares the top 7 funniest reasons not to practice, plus several reasons TO practice.

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Learn How to Play By Ear

Learn How to Play By Ear

September 2, 2021

Being able to play by ear is a wonderful skill to have in your bag of guitar playing tricks, and it's one that you can develop. 
In this episode Marlene shares 4 simple ideas to help you learn to play guitar by ear.

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Be Your Own Drummer, String Slapping 101

Be Your Own Drummer, String Slapping 101

August 26, 2021

String slapping, using a part of your hand to mute the strings, can be a fun addition to your strumming and picking rhythms. It's like having your own personal drummer performing with you!

In this episode Marlene describes and demonstrates 3 basic string slapping techniques for you to try. 

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Guitar & Cooking, A Recipe For The Senses

Guitar & Cooking, A Recipe For The Senses

August 19, 2021

That's right, guitar AND cooking! And yes, it is a little unusual to feature a tip about both guitar playing and cooking, but surprisingly it works!
In this episode Marlene shares one of her favorite (and super easy) recipes along with built in playing time while cooking. 

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