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FDP Forum / The Chop Shop / It is never gonna happen, Bob. Quit while your ahead!

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Nov 1st, 2017 11:34 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I think they both have it wrong. It's not about fast or slow. Rather what you have to do is practice that one little millimeter placement in a millisecond.

So instead of playing the whole song over and over just play the 3 or 4 groups of notes that are giving you trouble. I think it's much better to break down a piece in sections and practice the parts until you have it and then move on to the next.

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Delco, PA

"I'll take a simple C to G
Feb 28th, 2018 03:01 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I believe it was Larry up above that talked about singing first. For me, this is the tried and true method. Be confident with the timing and lyrics, and the guitar will fall in line with practice.
But knowing the words and timing is key to being able to play the song. For me anyway.

Enjoy the journey!

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Pueblo, Co

Yes, I am sick.
Jul 13th, 2018 03:27 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic


I have been working as hard as anyone at my age and limitations can and I have to say that my guitar playing is improving at a much faster rate.

I have been spending 3-4 hours a day practicing for the last month and it is working. My fingers are getting stronger and my ears are getting better at picking things up. I am very happy with this.

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Jul 13th, 2018 03:48 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

It's not the years you've play, it's the hours. (-:

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