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fast guitar playing

The art of telling a story with your guitar solos

We guitar players often want to play fast.

Even at young ages, guitarists are often given the impression that faster = better.

Talent shows and guitar competitions (which are beyond silly) typically favor the fastest players.

New guitar players often focus on playing fast before they can play slow, and don’t pay much attention to what they are even playing. Part of the thought process is often ‘if I just play everything fast, people won’t notice my mistakes’.