Combining live interactive lessons, prerecorded videos & tracks, and video exchanges creates a powerful platform for learning music. For people who make music a part of their life, people who want to do something with their music. I work with singers, songwriters and jammers. You can learn how to play with friends, family and co-workers, and how to play along with your favorite recordings.
The most popular guitar program. Great for first-time beginners. Strum along with songs people like to sing. Emphasis on chords and strumming. Workouts in the Chord & Scale Gym will get you in playing shape fast.
Playing on stage is a different world from playing at home. Recording in a studio is a different world from the live stage. With the right background and preparation, you can be ready for both.
You don't have to read staff to learn guitar, piano or bass. An ear-based approach is best for learning modern, non-notated styles like pop, rock, blues, country, etc.
Bass guitar is a misunderstood and underappreciated instrument. Many players have a narrow, one-dimensional approach to playing. The bass is at once a melodic and percussive instrument.
No note reading is necessary with this play-by-ear method for piano for beginning and intermediate players. Best suited for rock, blues, country and related styles. A good technical foundation for more advanced styles.
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At HoustonGuitar.Net Understanding a few basics save time, money and frustration. Adjusting your guitar’s action, what kinds of strings you can use with what guitars, what to tell your guitar tech. Small adjustments to the set-up of your guitar can have a big effect on its playability. For beginners, playability can have a major impact on how quickly you learn.
At HoustonGuitar.Net The Beatcraft drum program from Acoustica lets you create and store great sounding drum parts. The sound and performance are better and more consistent than MIDI. BandLab, not to be confused with BandCamp, has released a free, fully functional version of the recording and sequencing program Cakewalk. Free VST effects and instruments are at VSTPlanet.
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