Rich Giannotti - Guitar World

Rich Giannotti

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VH1 Save the Music: How to Change Chords Smoothly and Explore the World Beyond the Third Fret

My biggest challenge on a daily basis is addressing 30-plus young teenagers at a time and maintaining their attention and focus by keeping them engaged and captivated with the subject matter at hand. In this column, I’d like to share an approach I’ve developed and taken with my students that helps keep them motivated to pay attention, practice and explore the instrument more on their own time.