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Learn To Play Guitar For Left Handers
Being left handed doesn't just mean you hold you pen funny, or that the scissors are upside down, it comes into every area of your life. When it comes to learning a musical instrument, especially a stringed instrument like the guitar or violin, there are problems come up all over the place with chord conversion, or getting the guitar to sound the same as a right hander when it's upsidedown. Jimi Hendrix is a model lefty guitarist; he was showing up people with an upside down, with reverse strung guitar, while he was drunk or on drugs! Ok, maybe the drugs and drinking aren't such a good example, but he defiantly had the idea.
Unlike the 60s' however now-a-days there are guitars made for lefties, left handed scale generators, left hand chord progression and even tabs written for lefties. So anyone, even lefties, can bring rock to the next level. But do left handers have an easier time learning guitar than right handers?
Learning to play guitar is a painstakingly simple task no matter what hand you play with. The simplicity of the instrument fools the common person into thinking the instrument's simple to master. Although left handers are known for their above average statistics in money and intelligence, Lefties still have as much trouble learning an instrument as a righty. Some musicians, despit there left-handedness, find it easier to play the instrument with their right hand Robert Fripp from King Crimson, Noel Gallagher from Oasis.
So what does it take to learn to play guitar for a left hander? The same dedication and passion for music as a right hander, although you may see up-coming Paul McCartney's and Kurt Cobain's and Jimi Hendrix's playing an upside down, reversed strung guitar in their room while everyone around them is yelling at them to shut up. It's all about practise practise practise, and learning from as many people as you can. There are courses and teachers like Music master Pro, But regardless of your teacher, if your passion drives you, we'll see the next Jimi Hendrix in no time.
Tony Schirmer is a passionate guitarist and music lover. He started and currently runs a large range fo websites varying from Comptuer hardware to a guitarist facebook group.