Having children in the family is great – there’s no doubt that being surrounded by younger people can give you an extra bit of zip in life. It can also give you a great excuse to try some of the interesting new toys that have appeared in the last few years!
The guitar doesn’t require any back up instrument, it does perfectly fine all by itself. You don’t really need any back up percussion, or rhythm section. You’ll do fine strumming along all by yourself and singing along. The sheer number of street performers around the world are a testament to how quickly and easily you can be performing in public with an acoustic guitar.
18 Minutes: Project Songs – This is the time you use the most concentration, focusing on whatever your present project tunes happen to be. It’s the place you are going to put the technique lessons to use and actually love playing guitar instead of just playing scales. Do not try to work on any more than a couple of tunes at one time. And in addition to learning to play it, you should definitely investigate the theory and structure also. The more you know about how music is built, the simpler it can be to learn even more songs down the road.
If you’ve not seen these games in the shops then you may not be familiar with the concept. Basically the box contains Art jamming Workshop two remote controlled helicopters. The ones that I purchased were relatively small (just a few inches in length), although there are larger alternatives available.
Make use of a metronome for everything. You might want to smash it to pieces now and then, however it is your best friend in growing to be a tighter guitarist.
You needn’t feel guilty about playing with toys and games – most of us do it! Some games and electronics have clearly been designed to appeal to a wide spectrum of ages. The Nintendo Wii has been a good example of this.
One thing that I would say is that this is a game best played in a large room. I found the helicopters quite difficult to operate at some points in time and really needed plenty of space, without any obstructions.