Doing the Simple Things Well

Last weekend I accompanied my wife on an acoustic guitar while she thumbed through a few children’s songbook, singing to my tired-and-needed-to-wind-down children.  And this little family event reminded me of the importance of doing the simple things well. Finding the Challenge in Simple Things From a guitar player’s point of view, it can seem…

The Best Practice Setup According to Tomo Fujita

I’ve never taken a lesson from him but I always pay attention when the Japanese guitar master Tomo Fujita talks about best practices.  He just has this uncanny ability to pick out kotsu — a Japanese word for hidden pointers that can make significant difference — when it comes to getting better on guitar.  Here…