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Guitar teachers/lessons

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Davidoc, Mar 20, 2002.


  1. Is it commonplace for guitar teachers to teach in tab? I wasn't surprised when my younger brother who's a guitarist came home from lessons with tabs he was told to practice.

    Is this common?
     
  2. If an instructor gave me tabs I think I'd have to find a new teacher (in fact, the only lessons I have ever taken, I quit, in part, for that reason).

    That's kinda like parents giving a kid a wheelchair to learn to walk. :rolleyes:
     
  3. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    I hope he's not paying much for those lessons. I would figure out how serious your brother is about guitar lessons, because tabs are something to be avoided in early musical development. ::dons asbestos socks:: I would research a new teacher.
     
  4. Damn, TABS from an instructor! I used tabs, still do to an extent, but at least my instructor tried to teach me how to read, and some theory. I wonder how qualified the instructor really is.