Guitar Tricks Blog
Posted September 28, 2018

Mike Olekshy, Getting to Know The Guitar Coach

Hi there! This week, we're back to talk to someone special. Whether you're a Guitar Tricks Full Access member or a first-time visitor, Mike Olekshy is someone you probabaly recognize. Mike is a prominent instructor here at Guitar Tricks and teaches a variety of lessons in rockblues and more.

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Posted September 26, 2018

Travis Picking with Songs for Beginners and Advanced Players

You’ve probably heard of Travis picking, which is a very popular type of fingerpicking technique. Travis picking is when the guitar player uses their thumb to strike alternating bass notes while controlling the treble notes with your other fingers. This type of fingerpicking is widely used in blues, ragtime, country, folk, pop and more. 

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Posted September 21, 2018

Is This The Future of Electric Guitar?

Is this the future of electric guitars? The answer is no, Jammy is not the future of electric guitars but it might serve those who want a small, travel guitar for practice. And it actually looks pretty impressive.

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Posted September 19, 2018

4 Super Fast Songs on Guitar You Must Learn

Playing really tough songs that might be a little bit out of your skill level can teach you valuable techniques on speed picking, fingering, and more. Not only does Guitartricks have a large catalog of Made Easy lessons - simplified versions of songs aimed towards beginners - we have an even larger library of song lessons for the intermediate and advanced guitar player. 

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