It’s a beautiful day and here is this week’s free fingerstyle guitar lesson! You can also find my weekly lessons on my Facebook Page: Stuart Ryan Music This lesson is on fretting hand stretching. My friend and mentor Eric Roche always stressed the importance of having a good reach on the fretting hand so here’s [...]
Here is my free weekly post of my favourite guitar chords. I will be posting them on the website and also on my Facebook Page: Stuart Ryan Music Make sure you hit ‘like’ on my Facebook Page so you don’t miss out! Here are your chords for this week, some alternatives to your everyday E [...]
Well, after trying about 30 high end acoustic guitars I’m pleased to say that I have added a Froggy Bottom model M acoustic guitar to the collection. This is a Grand Concert size intstrument with a beautiful Adirondack spruce top which reacts unlike anything else I’ve played before – the Adirondack top gives you an [...]
I’m excited to say that my Country Guitar DVD and Magazine has now hit the shelves! Published by Guitar Techniques, this is a 40 minute DVD guitar lesson featuring professionally produced backing tracks, solos and exercises in the style of everyone from modern greats such as Brad Paisley and Vince Gill, all the way back [...]
My transcription and recording of Tommy Emmanuel’s lovely arrangement of ‘Moon River’ was released in Guitar Techniques magazine issue 209. This transcription (any my accompanying audio!) is now freely available, if you’d like a copy just get in touch via the Contact page.
I’m having great success with teaching by Skype and all my students are thoroughly enjoying our sessions on both acoustic and electric guitar. Skype lessons are easy and effective for the student – as long as you have a fast-ish internet connection and a basic mic on your computer you can study with me via [...]
My debut CD, ‘The Coast Road’, is now available for download on i-Tunes. You can read the review from Acoustic Magazine here – Acoustic Magazine review