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As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine - Issue 7 Americana is a genre that wears many hats. It pulls influence from country, blues, folk, rock ‘n’ roll, gospel, and many more. It is considered a contemporary style of music that incorporates various...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 4. Rhythm is not the most glamorous thing to practice, but it is essential to playing any piece of music. It is one of the major foundations of music itself. Whether you are the lead,...
As seen on Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 5 Did your spouse leave you, taking your dog, truck, and house (maybe it's a mobile home)? If so, you're the living embodiment of what...
If you're interested in joining an all-female guitar lesson community, Girl Guitar may be the solution you've been looking for. Based in Austin, Texas, founder Mandy Rowden is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who started Girl Guitar in 2007. She shares...
Ever been to a blues jam? Well, there is a lingo, if you will, that you need to get familiar with! A language that musicians use to call songs, that gives you a quick reference to how the progression...
Dream of being a solid rhythm guitar player? Constant motion in your strumming hand equals amazing rhythm guitar playing. It equally applies to your soloing chops as well. Holding a guitar pick with a relaxed grip and keeping the...
Katrina Johansson and Guitar It Up for Girls have partnered to bring you a FREE online guitar lesson to teach you three simple chords that will get you started playing music today. We recommend watching this video over and...
Guitar It Up for Girls and Katrina Johansson have partnered together to bring you FREE online video lessons to get you started playing guitar today!  In Lesson 1, Katrina discusses the parts of the guitar and basic scales to...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine, Issue 8 “Cannonball” by the Breeders. “Never Miss the Water” by Chaka Khan and Meshell Ndegeocello. “Come Together” by The Beatles. “Another One Bites the Dust” by Queen. These are songs in which the bass...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 5 Country guitar playing stretches back as far as most people can recall. It predates most modern styles of playing and shares most similarities with blues and rock and roll than most people even...