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GL365 Academy – Beginner Guitar Introduction

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  1. Carole Sigouin on May 26, 2018 at 12:46 pm

    Hello Carl

    I would LOVE to learn The Messiah will Come Again (Gary Moore)

  2. Bill Ketcham on December 16, 2018 at 5:11 pm

    Hi Carl,
    I have been following you for some time and really enjoy how you do your lessons.
    At the age of 56 and not a single musical bone in my body, you seem to make the lessons achievable for me…thank you.

    Oh, any chance you can create a lesson for “long and winding road” from the Beatles. I prefer fingerstyle as that is how I started learning as a beginner.
    I need to watch some of your lessons on strumming as I am terrible at it.

    Thank you,


    • Carl Brown on December 17, 2018 at 8:02 am

      That sounds like a good one to do Bill! Plus it has been a while since I have done something from The Beatles.

      Not sure what style it will be though. My fingerstyle technique is being hindered by an ulnar nerve issue at the moment. Going to physical therapy every week to try and bring it back to life but it is still a ways off. Might have to opt for surgery if it doesn’t improve in the next couple of months.

      So might just transcribe the chords and strum them. 😀

  3. Theodore Sachs on February 8, 2019 at 4:56 am

    I”ve always wanted to learn to play the guitar, but, raising a family and working always seemed to get in the way. Now I’m home full time with more time than I could want. I’m 64 now and wanting to pick up this art. I have one problem though, I’m missing half of my left index finger. Is there any way to overcome this?

    • Carl Brown on February 8, 2019 at 1:52 pm

      Hey Theodore! I think you will have to adapt some things, especially for chords, but can still become a great player.

      One of the greatest guitar players of all-time was Django Reinhardt. He only had use of two fingers on his fret-hand and still managed to become an incredible virtuoso.

      So don’t let it hold you back!

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