There is more to playing than just theory and technique. Here we cover some of the other important aspects of becoming a better player.

Holistic Guitar: Maximize your performance and practice
By Kevin DeSouza

Preparing for Practice or Performance: Relaxation Techniques

Metronome and practice speed

How to improve your technique and maximize your practice time
By Mark Wingfield

Getting an original style
By Mark Wingfield

Amps and Delays
By Steve Morse

The role intense concentration plays in being a good musician
By Steve Morse

Practice Tips

Notes on the authors:

Mark Wingfield
Contemporary jazz guitarist considered by many to be one of the most striking and original voices on the guitar today. Mark Wingfield site. Scapetrace.

Kevin DeSouza
Guitarist, producer, practice technique innovator, effects expert. Kevin's biggest gift to guitar playing is the acclaimed Holistic Guitar practice method.

Steve Morse
Renowned as one of the world's best rock guitarists. From the famed Dixie Dregs in the late 70's and early 80's to his current 90's trio, Steve has released a long string of revered LPs over the past two decades.
Steve is known both for his amazingly eclectic style (from heavy metal to country to jazz to classical to funk) and for his incredible technique, rivalled in rock, only by the likes of Steve Vai and a couple of others. Steve Morse site.

Other articles were written by various professional players and teachers.

Mark Wingfield jazz guitarist, composer. "One of the most striking and original voices on the guitar today" Richard Newman - Noted U.K. author and music journalist. Scapetrace - The language of jazz, mixing the contemporary with world influences

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