Ravi Posted November 4, 2021 Share Posted November 4, 2021 I'm starting to learn guitar again (after giving up two other times). I'm over 50. I took an introductory fingerstyle course online, and enjoyed it a lot. It sounds better than strumming to me. Been working on this for the past 3+ months. I have an electric and an acoustic guitar. I know perhaps 8 or so chords, no bar chords, struggling with the B7 chord needed in a song. Can't play a full song that sounds good yet. Always get stuck on some difficult parts. I actually had to look up what was meant by "soloing" when I came across ads for Breakthrough Guitar. At this stage, I found the Guitar Grid 101 to be somewhat over my head when asked to try to improvise. And have kind of given up on that for now. I wasn't sure if Breakthrough Guitar was really for someone at my (low) level or not, but decided to continue with it as it seems to have information I haven't come across anywhere else. My goal for now is to continue learning the fingerstyle approach and be able to play at least 5 songs well (I'm at zero right now). I looked at the Guitar Player's Roadmap, and I'm probably at the Learner level. Also went through the Perfect Practice Principles - great detailed tips. I know I need to really slow down and focus on small bite-sized pieces to improve. I just started on No Nonsense Notes which I figured would be good to learn regardless, given that I have zero musical background. Not sure what the best path is for me here. Always looking for guidance. Thanks! 2 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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