In case you’re not familiar with the story, in the 1970’s, there was a man named Alan Gittler. A musician, dreamer, and guitarist. One day, he decided that the modern concept of the electric guitar is way too complex than it needed to be. So he began stripping the frame, he got rid of the wood, the headstock, and basically everything else… What he was left with was this.
The guitar has been a very popular instrument for decades. More and more people seek to learn the guitar every day. Are you interested in learning the guitar? Don’t know about guitars? Here are some basic things to know. Let’s go all the way back to the basics of guitars and guitar playing, since there’s a fair number of beginners reading this blog. Today’s post comes from Stephanie.
The guitar is one of our most familiar instruments and it’s probably fair to say that rock and pop music would not have developed in the same way without the guitar. Today, the classic guitar which we all love to strum on developed from ancient instruments like the lute and the sitar. But over time, the way guitars have been made and the types of woods used have changed.
A list of the best and the most famous guitar brands in the world, plus who played them.
Today I wanted to take a minute to talk about some exotic instruments. This is a guest post by Justin, in which he discusses the traditional Andean instruments. Dive in, quite interesting stuff.