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How to Get Started Performing in Public

How to Get Started Performing in Public

August 12, 2021

Performing in public is fun and is a great way to share your beautiful music with others. Now that some venues have re-opened for live music, you can make your performing dreams come true!

In this episode Marlene breaks down everything you'll need to know such as music prep, equipment, set up and venue booking.

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Guitar Friends Interview ~ Tim Godwin, Taylor Guitars, Director of Artist & Entertainment Relations

Guitar Friends Interview ~ Tim Godwin, Taylor Guitars, Director of Artist & Entertainment Relations

August 5, 2021

Marlene's latest installment of her Guitar Friends Interviews features Tim Godwin, Director of Artist & Entertainment Relations at Taylor Guitars. His background includes successful careers in both the performing world and the instrumental business world.
Prior to joining Taylor Guitars he was the Artist Relations Manager for Line 6. He has worked with world-class artists such as Linda Perry, Zac Brown, Jason Mraz, The Edge (U2), James Taylor, Lenny Kravitz, Finneas O'Connell, and Dave Mustaine (Megadeath).
He's also had a successful musical career in his own right as a guitar player for the band Air Supply, Laura Brannigan, and Shelby Lynne. He's performed on The Jay Leno Show and was a member of the house band for Fox's Sunday Comics
He was a co-founding member of the band Farmer with music producer Marshall Altman. Additionally, he's a notable composer, including the music for the short film Last 3 Minutes.

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Air Supply One More Chance video (Tim's guitar solo is at 2:39!) 

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What’s Guitar Action?

What’s Guitar Action?

July 29, 2021

Action is a term you've likely heard of, or perhaps set-up, in reference to a guitar. It's a key component to the ease and playability of your guitar, and it can change over time.

In this episode Marlene explains guitar action, what it is, and how it can affect your playing.

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Olympics Inspired Songs to Play

Olympics Inspired Songs to Play

July 22, 2021

The 2021 Summer Olympics begin this Friday, July 23rd in Tokyo, Japan. So, it's the perfect time for you to 'go for the gold' with your music by playing the 'thrill of victory' themed songs.

In this episode Marlene describes the history and playing recommendations for 2 popular Olympic Games songs.

For the song links go to: Thursday Tips blog

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10 Tips to Help Alleviate Performance Anxiety

10 Tips to Help Alleviate Performance Anxiety

July 15, 2021

If you dread getting up in front of people to perform, then you're not alone. Most people feel the same way. There are a few things you can do to help you move away from the fear of performing and move into the enjoyment of the experience.

In this episode Marlene shares her 10 tips to help manage and alleviate performance anxiety.

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Got Calluses? How to Build & Maintain Fingertip Calluses

Got Calluses? How to Build & Maintain Fingertip Calluses

July 8, 2021

For a guitar player callused fingertips are very normal, in fact, it's kind of a right of passage! And though a bit painful to acquire, calluses are a valuable asset for your guitar playing journey. 

In this week's episode Marlene explains fingertip calluses, tips to build/toughen the skin and maintaining those calluses.

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4th of July Patriotic Songs to Play

4th of July Patriotic Songs to Play

July 1, 2021

Sharing your festive music as you gather with your family and friends can be entertaining and fun ~ and there are many great patriotic songs you can play on the 4th of July ~ or anytime!  

In this episode Marlene shares 3 lively 4th of July songs for you to try.

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Guitar Friends Interview~ Laura B. Whitmore, Guitarist, Singer/Songwriter & MI Expert

Guitar Friends Interview~ Laura B. Whitmore, Guitarist, Singer/Songwriter & MI Expert

June 24, 2021

Marlene's latest installment of her Guitar Friends Interviews features Laura B. Whitmore. Laura's impressive music industry background includes VP of Positive Grid, CBS Records, Korg, Marshall and Vox, and has worked with A-list artists including Ringo Starr, Orianthi, Colbie Callait and Joel Kosche (Collective Soul guitarist) ~ to name a few.
In addition, she's a journalist and editor, writing for Parade.com and Guitar World Magazine, and is the founder of the Women's International Music Network (WiMN). Beyond her music industry chops, Laura is an accomplished singer/songwriter. 
In this Guitar Friends Interview Marlene talks with Laura about her music background and experiences, as well as her journey in the songwriting realm. You'll hear useful, effective tips and advise for songwriting, music ~ and life ~ plus, a new original song, Have a Little Faith.

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Songs to Play on Father’s Day!

Songs to Play on Father’s Day!

June 17, 2021

Father's Day is this Sunday, so why not play some songs for your father or in honor of your father.
In this episode Marlene discusses the history of and playing suggestions for 3 inspiring songs.

For the song links go to: Thursday Tips blog

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How to Easily Record Your Guitar Playing

How to Easily Record Your Guitar Playing

June 10, 2021

Recording your guitar playing is a helpful skill improvement tool and it's a fun way to share your music with others.
In this episode Marlene covers the essential 'how to's' of recording on your device or computer. 

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