Guitar Lessons Atlanta: Top 10 Guitar Lessons Myths

— by Jimmy Cypher

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Be sure to see the accompanying text articles with each myth which includes info from guitar teacher Jimmy Cypher, not included in the videos as well as links to rare interviews, research and quotes from Eddie Van Halen, Lee Ritenour, Keith Richards, Malcolm Gladwell, Timothy Ferriss, etc.


GUITAR LESSONS MYTH #1: 

“To learn guitar I must learn to read a piano treble clef.” 

— FALSE!

“Many rock and pop guitarists who learn by ear have better ear training than studio, jazz or classical players.  Some of the most innovative guitar playing has come from rock guitarists (e.g. Jimi Hendrix) who did not read a note.” — Lee Ritenour

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GUITAR LESSONS MYTH #2: 

“Playing Fast is the Hardest Thing to Learn.”

  — FALSE!

When you’re first starting out, there’s always the temptation to hide behind distortion because it lets you get away with murder — Kirk Hammett

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GUITAR LESSONS MYTH #3: 

“In order to learn electric guitar, I must first learn Acoustic .”

— FALSE!

“If you’re going to learn to play lead, get an electric guitar… Acoustic guitars aren’t good for learning lead…” — EDDIE VAN HALEN

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GUITAR LESSONS MYTH #4 :

“Practice Makes Perfect.”

— FALSE!

“If you have chosen your instruments well, and miced them properly, you do not need EQ.” — Jimmy Page

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GUITAR LESSONS MYTH #5 :

“More Practice Equals Better Results.”

— FALSE!

“The difference between who you are and who you want to be, is what you do.”
Bill Phillips

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GUITAR LESSONS MYTH #6:

“Metronomes are the best way to learn timing.”

— FALSE!

“If you’re playing to a metronome, I’d be lousy too.” — Keith Richards

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GUITAR LESSONS MYTH #7: 

“I’m Too Old To Learn Guitar.” 

— FALSE!

“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t — you’re right.”
Henry Ford

GUITAR LESSONS MYTH #8:

“You Either Have Talent or You Don’t.”

— FALSE!

Once a musician has enough ability to get into a top music school, the thing that distinguishes one performer from another is how hard he or she works. That’s it.” Malcolm Gladwell,

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 GUITAR LESSONS MYTH #9:

“I Must Learn Everything about Guitar to be good.” 

— FALSE!

“On guitar, there will always be someone who is better, faster and more versatile than you. Get over it and write great songs.” — Dickey Betts.

“Become the best at being you.” — Doug Doppler

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GUITAR LESSONS MYTH #10: 

“I Must Play the Song Tabs Exactly or I suck.”

— FALSE!

“Don’t worry about getting all the notes right. Make sure the people in nosebleed in the back of the stadium see you smile and wave at them.” — MICK JAGGER

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TOP 10 QUICK MYTH FINDER:

Guitar Lessons Myth #1

Guitar Lessons Myth #2

Guitar Lessons Myth #3

Guitar Lessons Myth #4

Guitar Lessons Myth #5

Guitar Lessons Myth #6

Guitar Lessons Myth #7

Guitar Lessons Myth #8

Guitar Lessons Myth #9

Guitar Lessons Myth #10

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Play guitar your way.

The Cypher way.

Rock on —

Jimmy Cypher out!

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