10 THINGS I wish I knew as a beginner guitarist

In this video we go over 10 things every beginner should know and understand.
▶Sneak peek to ACOUSTIC ADVENTURE launching MARCH 24◀

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Intermediate Acoustic:


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0:00 Intro
1:04 1. The importance of a good timing
2:35 2. Mapping out the fretboard
3:48 3. Connecting the notes to your voice
5:46 4. What chords sound good together?
6:55 5. Don’t be THAT guy at a party
7:51 6. How you can find all chords everywhere on the neck
9:17 7. A basic understanding of music theory
11:25 8. When do you really need new gear?
12:31 9. There are no wrong notes!
13:48 10. Learn kid songs!

Hi, my name is Paul Davids! I am a guitar player, teacher, producer, and overall music enthusiast from the Netherlands! I try to inspire people from all over the world with my videos, here on YouTube.

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