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Secrets to Better Doublepicking

Double picking, or cross picking on the guitar or bass, is simply playing with both up and down strokes of the guitar pick. I’ve got a certain method of both playing and thinking that’s worked for not only myself, but … Continue reading

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Rough Eye Ring Pick – On Sale NOW!

I’m now selling the brass version of the ring pick. These guitar picks are made from .020″ brass, they’re unbreakable, can’t be worn out and are really hard to lose when they’re on your finger. The Rough Eye Ring Pick … Continue reading

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The Rough Eye Ring Pick Demonstration

Here’s a video of the Rough Eye Ring Pick being used:

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An explanation of the RoughEye Pick

please take a look here for some photos and description of the pick. its uses and its benefits. The pick will be available for sale in the shop soon!

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the Rough Eye Ring Pick

I’m currently developing a guitar pick that I designed about 25 years ago so that it can be produced for guitarists to buy at a reasonable price. Way back when I started using them it was a tedious ordeal; cutting, … Continue reading

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Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

As a classically trained guitarist with about 40 years of experience I can say with confidence that I’ll never have a bad case of carpal tunnel syndrome. It’s all a question of understanding how the body functions best. When the … Continue reading

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Guitar Instruction

I’m currently accepting students for guitar lessons in central New Jersey. I accept all level of students. Instruction is one-on-one in my home or yours. If you’re interested in guitar lessons please email me at lessons@modes4guitar.com, or call 908-722-6544. I … Continue reading

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Way of the Future

Guitar, cooking, sweeping the floor. It’s all the same. I’ve been telling students for years that music is a unique discipline, in that it provides immediate feedback (the way what we’re playing sounds) to indicate what sort of results we’re … Continue reading

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Take Your Time in a Hurry

Ok, once upon a time I did a stint playing bass and guitar for a group that did gaelic folk music and various other folk styles. One night after a few hours of rehearsal where i pretty much played nothing … Continue reading

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A Word About this Site

Just a brief word: The website you’re currently viewing is a new format. Visitors can now leave comments, join in the discussion and I even plan to have a forum up in the near future. If you have any comments or suggestions please do not hesitate … Continue reading

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