August 30, 2020
Why I love teaching guitar in Sheffield

Top 5 reasons I love being a guitar teacher in Sheffield

Top 5 reasons I love being a guitar teacher in Sheffield How I became a guitar tutor… I first began teaching the guitar when I was […]
June 19, 2020
Jazz guitar for beginners - arpeggios

A few useful things to learn about jazz guitar arpeggios

Easy jazz guitar lessons from an experienced guitar teacher in Sheffield If you want to learn jazz guitar then you’ve come to the right place! I […]
June 10, 2020
Title picture- How to simplify jazz guitar chords for beginners

How to simplify jazz guitar chord charts- jazz guitar lessons for beginners

How to simplify jazz guitar chord progressions for beginners If you are new to the world of jazz guitar, it can seem incredibly complicated. The speed […]
May 8, 2020

Free diagrams to help you play each “Greek” mode of the major scale on the guitar

Learn the modes on guitar Just a quick post this week- I made these diagrams a while ago for my students to use and thought I’d […]
March 2, 2020
Learn about modes for Celtic Music

Learn this ultra useful bit of music theory today- the most useful Celtic music lesson (ionian mode, dorian mode, mixolydian mode and aeolian mode)

Learn this ultra useful bit of music theory today- the most useful Celtic music lesson (ionian mode, dorian mode, mixolydian mode and aeolian mode)   What […]
January 13, 2020
A blog about social evolution and the physics of harmony

Social evolution and the physics of harmony

  Social Evolution and the Physics of Harmony I have long been fascinated by evolutionary biology and the idea that any mental faculty shared by all […]
May 23, 2016
C major triad- piano diagram

Harmonising the major scale- why do certain chords go together?

Harmonising the major scale- why do certain chords go together?   As a guitar, ukulele, music theory and composition teacher I am often asked “Why do […]
February 29, 2016
Chord construction explained- music theory guide blog from Finale Guitar Sheffield

Chord construction explained- 7, 9, 11, 13, major, minor, dominant etc

Chord construction explained- 7, 9, 11, 13, major, minor, dominant etc I am often asked questions like “what’s the difference between a major and a dominant […]