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Joseph
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Joseph
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02/26/2001 6:15 am
Personally, how have you overcome frustration over the past so many so many years of playing guitar? You know, for me the endless possibilities with this instrument has always kept me very interested, to the point where Ive never felt the urge to slam it against the wall, I always knew that things wouldn't be easy, but still we all end up at that point of (what seems like no return). The point where question our abilities, not so much now from when we first started, but its not something that just goes away, because being that we are never satisfied at times we sometimes can get lost.

Here is a way I often practice. Take something extremely difficult, something you think you can never play. Figure it out [i]slowly
, dont be in a rush to play it fast. Set your metronome or click-track at a slow speed and play it everyday on the side of your own recordings. I figure if you can get past this form of frustration you've got it made, you can only play it better everyday. Because we are dealing with so many new songs everyday, as well as our own personal material (not to mention that we only have so much time with work, relationships, bills etc blahhh.) Its very frustrating to even think about, but we all have our ways of getting around it.

-Joseph

[Edited by Joseph on 02-26-2001 at 04:00 PM]
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