Guitar Articles by Christopher Sung

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  1. Christopher Sung (9641)
    Posted on 9/27/1999 · 86865 Hits
    Some people are fortunate enough to have certain events take place in their life that leave that everlasting mark. For some, it's about love; for others, it's about their career. For me, it was about the guitar. <br/><br/> I was 11 the first t...(more)
  2. Christopher Sung (9641)
    Posted on 9/4/2000 · 24943 Hits
    A few years back, I decided that the next step in my musical journey was to become proficient in the jazz style. I realized this because some of my favorite players were either jazz players (or were using jazz elements in their soloing), and I ...(more)
  3. Christopher Sung (9641)
    Posted on 5/2/2000 · 23778 Hits
    OK, so you've turning out to be a pretty good musician. You've been banging on your instrument for a little while now, and things are starting to come together. One of the natural urges at this stage of development is to want to share your tal...(more)
  4. Christopher Sung (9641)
    Posted on 10/11/1999 · 20716 Hits
    So perhaps you've learned a few basic chords. You've been working on your strumming, and it's starting to come together. There's a couple of songs that you like to play and they sound OK. When you tune your guitar, you're starting to get a fe...(more)
  5. Christopher Sung (9641)
    Posted on 3/20/2000 · 15786 Hits
    Over the past few months, I've had the privilege of corresponding with a surprising number of older guitarists who have either recently re-discovered the instrument, or are picking it up for the first time. This, in conjunction with a few diffe...(more)
  6. Christopher Sung (9641)
    Posted on 5/8/2000 · 14677 Hits
    So you've managed to get the right musicians together to form your band, you've decided on a style, and now it's time to decide what songs you're going to play (your "repertoire"), and how you're going to play them (your "arrangements"). Agreein...(more)
  7. Christopher Sung (9641)
    Posted on 7/25/2001 · 10348 Hits
    Every once in a while, I'll see a FretBuzz message outlining a member's frustration with their progress on their instrument. It usually starts out with something like: <br/><br/> <i>"That's it - I'm quitting. I've been practicing [x] for month...(more)