Tag Archives: Guitar Lessons

Kurt Cobain’s Overlooked Legacy: Guitar Teacher for a Generation

Kurt Cobain’s Overlooked Legacy: Guitar Teacher for a Generation By Chris Richards (AP) Kurt Cobain, voice of a generation. Also, that generation’s guitar teacher. April 5th marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. The grunge … Continue reading

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Choosing a Guitar Teacher

The world of guitar lessons has advanced far beyond the time when someone could teach himself (or herself) to become a world class player. If your ambition is to become a competent player and a competent musician, you need a … Continue reading

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Top Three Cheap Les Paul Guitars

Les Paul guitars are normally priced in the thousands. If you look around there are some cheap Les Paul guitars to be found. Good cheap Les Paul guitars can be found for under $500 dollars. These types of instruments can … Continue reading

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Things You Should Know When You Start Playing Guitar

An individual must have the time to spend for his or her guitar lessons and recognize that by exercising and learning the primary techniques slowly so he or she will understand the process that is required to master and be skillful … Continue reading

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Learn How to Play the Guitar

Learning to play guitar can be rewarding in many different ways. Learning this skill will give you a sense of accomplishment. You can play at different events and occasions, it can even help you make some money when you become … Continue reading

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Four Ways To Learn Guitar, Bass, or Ukulele

With the increasing popularity of rock music during the last few decades, playing the guitar has become very appealing for many people. While there are many teenagers out there who dream of becoming rock superstars, there are also many people … Continue reading

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Acoustic Guitar Tab

If you enjoy the idea of learning the guitar and you visualize yourself sitting down and playing your favorite songs for your own enjoyment, acoustic guitar tabs give you the possibility of realizing your dream. You can pick up an … Continue reading

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Recent Guitar Playing Samples

Here are some recent samples of my guitar playing. As in most of my guitar lessons, I am in the habit of using an acoustic steel string guitar and these recordings were not of studio quality, but I invite you … Continue reading

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“I went from learning notes to shredding,” Matt says of his Guitar Lessons

8/1/2011 Matthew J. (former guitar student, reference available) Ira was an excellent teacher in the two years I had him.  During this time I went from learning notes to shredding up and down pentatonic scales. The process was very enjoyable. … Continue reading

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“Ira was an excellent teacher,” Jon says of his Guitar Teacher

7/27/2011 Jon S. (former guitar student, reference available) Ira was an excellent teacher.  I worked with him for about a half a year and in that time he was able to teach me so much.  He is a very easy … Continue reading

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