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Guitar Teacher Stories: The first student.
He took out his guitar, sat down and looked at me. I looked at him. He blinked twice in quick succession.
Guitar Teacher Stories: Playing live.
I grabbed the microphone stand and shouted "One! Two! Three!"
Guitar Teacher Stories: Getting up on stage.
Most people don't like going on stage because of the fear of turning into a jelly impersonator with a bright red face.
Making a Living as a Guitar Music Transcriber/Arranger
Korg SP-300 Stage Piano
The SP-300 Digital Piano is the perfect answer for any pianist looking for rich piano sounds and the convenience of a lightweight, portable instrument.
CleverJoe's Top Picks in MiniDisc MD Player/Recorders
Music Copyright Laws: How to use cover song versions legally
properly clean your guitar's fingerboard.
Cubase SX, SL Product Review
Time marches on and Steinberg's Cubase has evolved. There are now two new flavours of the software to choose from, Cubase SX and it's smaller brother, Cubase SL.
eMedia Guitar Method
This best-seller makes learning fun regardless of the type of guitar you own. 155 comprehensive lessons cover basics to chord strumming, playing melodies, fingerpicking and more.
Links to music software, drums, accompaniment, drum pattern generators. Page update.
Cakewalk Home Studio 2004
CleverJoe Product Review. One of the most popular multi-track digital recording studios for your PC. Easily record with instruments or microphone, print your music, burn a CD, make Mom proud.
Cakewalk FL Studio (Fruity Loops)
CleverJoe Product Review. Three huge thumbs up!
Best MP3 Player - Which One Should I Buy?
Portable MP3 player reviews - the evolution of MP3 music.
Learn to play:
ACDC's 'Back in Black'
Learn to Be Creative
Unlock the musician within! Good self-help musician books.
Weddings, Romantic Music Song Books
Guitar tablature and fake book collections guaranteed to melt your heart. Classical solo guitar, piano, vocals, song books.
Promote Your Web Site
5 Free Powerful Web Promotion Tips from CleverJoe
Affiliate Programs For Musicians
Make Money With Your Web Site!
CleverJoe's Top Ten Christmas Gift Ideas For Guitar Players
Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Guitar Players and Musicians
Christmas Music For Guitar
Guitar tablature - CleverJoe's Top Picks for 2003.
Christmas Music For Piano, Vox, Other
Christmas sheet music - CleverJoe's Top Picks for 2003.
Music Instruction Book Reviews, Canadian Links
Canadian ordering made easier. Amazon.ca links have been added to Joe's book review sections, making it easier for fellow Canucks to order, and find the best price online.
Moving In The Direction Of Skill
Developing your skills as a guitarist.
Gripmaster Hand and Finger Exerciser
Greigg Fraser reviews the most popular finger exercisers ever made. Guitar, piano and keyboard players - stronger, faster fingers can soon be yours!
Cubase VST music recording software
Product review: A full music recording and audio production package widely used by professional musicians, producers and engineers.
Kawai ESX Digital Piano
Product review: Portable 88 key digital piano with superb weighted hammer action.
Kawai MP9500 Stage Piano
Product review: This is the cream of the crop ladies and gentlemen. An outstanding instrument, this piano
arguably has the finest piano hammer action around.
Roland Fantom 76-Key Workstation
Product review: Looking for an instrument that actually helps the creative process flow? The Roland
Fantom is a juicy 76-note synthesizer keyboard, that has been designed to keep the music
Infiltrating Your Local Music Scene
Don't overlook one of the most valuable and inexpensive resources you, as a musician, should have at your disposal--namely other musicians.
Changing Bad Habits, Part One
Guitarists, learn to change those nasty habits that have been holding you back.
Changing Bad Habits, Part Two
Working hard for your talent.
Why Should I Learn To Read
Guitar Tab, Sheet Music A-Z
All your fave guitar tablature and sheet music is now available in an alphabetical listing of bands and artists. Lots of hard-to-find material can be not-so-hard-to-find here.
Easy Bar Chords
Everything you need to know about playing bar chords the correct way.
Measuring Your Success
To really kick your progress into high gear, you need a system.
Shifting positions on the guitar.
What should I practice? Chords, scales, songs?
Having A Little Trouble With Those "Easy" Guitar Chords?
Teaching By Travel Brochure
Tips for guitar students and their teachers.
Bands Who Do Their Own Sound
The Importance Of Having A Repertoire
From guitar student to guitar player. Jamey Andreas, guitarist and author/creator of
The Principles of Correct Practice for Guitar shares some valuable knowledge with guitarists.
Review Is Required!
A properly balanced guitar practice approach that is very often overlooked is Review.
By Jamey Andreas
Christmas Music For Guitar - Guitar Christmas fake books, chords, guitar tablature.
Christmas Music For Piano, Keyboards, Vocals
Piano and Keyboards Christmas sheet music, chord books, songs.
Humidity and Your Guitar
Protect your baby! Dry air and low humidity is responsible for the lion's share of guitar problems...particularly with acoustic guitars.
Your Growth As A Guitarist
Vertical or horizontal?
Your Hand Is Your Band
The Importance of Fingering
Playing Solo Guitar at Wedding Gigs - How to get the gig, and what to do once you have it.
Sibelius Score Writing Software - Music Notation made easy, and even (gasp!) fun.
Radio Airplay 101 - Get your music on the radio, Part One
Radio Airplay 101 - Get your music on the radio, Part Two
Prepare Thyself For Thy Soundtech
Circle Picking - Increase your picking speed!
Discover Your Discomfort - Powerful things for practicing guitarists who want to see results from their practice.
The Secret of Speed - Finding the Incredible Lightness
String 'Em Up
How to string your guitar properly.
of a Songwriter - Copyright protecting your music for use on the web.
The Artist's Way -
A review of an excellent book that helps musicians unlock their creative energy.
Music Gear Internet Specials - A new page
listing great deals and specials on musical instruments and gear available on the internet.
Local SouthWestern Ontario Pages Updated - CleverJoe's stomping grounds. Check out the local music scene in the London area.
Cakewalk Pro Audio 9.0 review posted to the site.
Great music software just got better.
Guitar Manufacturers, Suppliers, Stores - Have you checked out this huge directory of guitar links? Updated regularly, these sites are the cream of the crop.
Music Columns - Check out the
CleverJoe's articles for musicians, guitarists, songwriters.
Guitar Talk -Adjusting your guitar's neck,
fixing guitar bridges, tips for your guitar nut, more.
PG Music - Band-in-a-Box Pro Version 8
The latest release of Band-in-a-Box has over 80 new features and does everything but shine your shoes.
Songwriting, Music Publishing, and other Anomalies
Guitar Soloing and Improvisation Lessons
Brush up on your improvisational skills and guitar soloing! By
Canadian recording artist and guitar book author Pat Baxter.
Promote your band
Webcards is a unique way to promote your band, music or web site.
Get free samples!
Cakewalk Guitar Studio
Produce your own music professionally, digital recording, editing, effects, and more with this superb software. Works with any guitar.
Guitar tablature, music instruction, sheet music
Music instruction books, tab, buy and sell reference books and more.
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