Tracy Chapman and my Songwriting Student

Tracy Chapman and my Songwriting Student

How I helped a student find her truth I was working with a student on creating music for her lyrics, when a section came up that I said reminded me of a Tracy Chapman song. Quickly and with disdain she stated “I can’t stand her.” http://www.tracychapman.com/ This is...
Do I have to know how to read music to play guitar?

Do I have to know how to read music to play guitar?

As the owner of Warren Guitar Lesson in Schenectady, New York, http://www.warrenlessons.com I get asked this by potential students quite often. My answer? Think of it as a tool in your tool box. The more tools you have, the better equipped you are to handle a variety...