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  • Day In The Life Of A Guitar Teacher

    Day In The Life Of A Guitar Teacher

    Here is a typical day in my life as a guitar/bass guitar teacher in Melbourne. After getting up at the crack of noon (not really it’s about 9am!) I go cycling to keep fit and healthy. Otherwise I just spend all day with my butt on a chair practicing, teaching or working on the computer.
    After my morning ride and breakfast I spend my free time until my first afternoon student arrives doing admin, lesson preparation, housework, walking the dog and of course practicing.
    Currently I am practicing 20 songs for an upcoming acoustic duo gig with Deuawd. I use a Boss RC-20XL looper pedal to create rhythm guitar parts when I solo in certain songs and it’s also a great practice tool to help work on guitar solos and timing in general. Read More

  • Melbourne Guitar Show 2016

    Melbourne Guitar Show 2016

    Last Sunday I ventured out to the Melbourne Guitar Show for the afternoon. I mainly went to check out the Guitar Players Acoustic Session and The Finale Jam. Of course there were also all the exhibitor stands full of guitar and bass gear to check out too.
    At these sort of events I personally find it hard to hear or play gear due to so much noise going on and am happy enough just to window shop as I walk by. Any way I probably have more than enough gear and guitars even though there were some good deals on offer! However there were a few products that grabbed my interest and I would recommend checking out.

     
     
     
     
    Fican Guitars www.ficanguitars.com are a range of guitars created by Australian luthier Stuart Monk that looked really interesting. Read More