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The Missing Elements Needed For Your Guitar Teaching Success
By Tom Hess - 02/24/2014 - 06:28 PM EST

Do you wonder why you can’t seem to achieve success in your guitar teaching business? In order to succeed in this business, you will need to do much more than the average guitar teacher. Consider the Olympics: in the Olympics, most athletes have similar physical attributes, yet only a few of them (who seem to possess ‘something extra’) are able to win medals while everyone else goes home empty-handed.

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The Secret To Playing Badass Blues Guitar Licks Part 2
By Tom Hess - 02/17/2014 - 01:27 PM EST

Learn how to utilize the muting technique you learned in the previous part of this series along with several creative blues guitar techniques that will make your blues phrases sound much more expressive.

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The Secret To Becoming A Successful Professional Musician
By Tom Hess - 02/10/2014 - 01:30 PM EST

Have you always wanted to become a professional musician and wondered what it takes to reach the top of the music industry? Are you frustrated working at your current job because it has nothing to do with music? I can relate because I was once in the exact same spot you are in!

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Are You a Singer-Songwriter or a Songer-Singwriter?
By Bill Pere - 02/10/2014 - 01:15 PM EST

There are many roles required to take a song from conception to being a finished product that is out there in the world (see Songcrafters' Coloring Book, Chapter 3, "Role Call")  But while performing many roles, there is ultimately ONE primary role that is your strength, your passion, and your true self-identity.   Knowing what this is, what you are and what you are not, is the foundation for a career free from disappointment that comes from unmet expectations.

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CD REVIEW: The Animation - Dance Into The Unknown
By Cyrus Rhodes - 02/07/2014 - 05:21 PM EST

Alternative Pop/Rock

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