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‘Blend their sweet music to my ear’

Just before Thanksgiving, I had my last guitar lesson at the Music & Arts store in Springfield, ending a six-and-a-half-year run that had been frustrating, delightful and inspiring. My teacher Matt taught me many things during the time we were … Continue reading

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Why limitations can lead to greater creativity

My guitar teacher, Matt, likes to remind me that there are only 12 notes in music—A, A#, B, C, C#, D, D#, E, F, F#, G and G#. Millions of songs and compositions, from hip-hop to classical, and they all … Continue reading

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‘Strumming my six-string’ or how I met Parker

I have a Parkwood acoustic guitar that I call Parker. He and I have been together now since the fall of 2007. I wouldn’t say that we are inseparable; but I can say that wherever I go, Parker soon follows. … Continue reading

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