Otis Redding – (Sitting On) The Dock Of The Bay Chords

Download here: Otis Redding – Sitting On The Dock of the Bay Chords Another classic, this time from Otis Redding. Recorded in 1967, just days before his tragic death. It’s a great tune for beginner guitarists to work on open chords, particularly the open B7 chord shape (and bring in the oft neglected little finger!).… Continue reading Otis Redding – (Sitting On) The Dock Of The Bay Chords

The Police – Every Breath You Take Chords

Download here: The Police – Every Breath You Take Chords Sting’s haunting lyrics and Andy Summers brilliant guitar riffs make for an all-time classic. Released in 1983, it has so far stood the test of time! This version of the song uses standard open chords and a capo, so that beginners have a chance to… Continue reading The Police – Every Breath You Take Chords

How to Actually Retain the Music!

So, you want to master that piece of music, that phrase, that lick, that scale idea, that solo? You want to learn it deeply, so it becomes entrenched in your memory for years to come, effortless to recall? Well, just keep practising the same thing again and again until you nail it, right? That’s what… Continue reading How to Actually Retain the Music!

First Post

Hi, Welcome to my new blog! The plan is to post information relevant to music teachers, students and other musicians: things that are exciting me, thoughts about teaching, links to useful info… Basically whatever’s moving me at the moment and making me think or look at things in a new way. I hope you find… Continue reading First Post