Want to learn proven strategies that will help you sharpen your fingerstyle-guitar skills, practice more effectively, and silence the inner critic that can sabotage your performances?
Playing the guitar requires a blend of intuition, intellect, and emotion, and the path to excellence can be a confusing one. In The Inner Game of Fingerstyle Guitar
, master guitarist and worldwide performer Adam Rafferty delivers the information you need to:
- Get rid of stage fright and perform well in any situation
- Develop your own “voice” and touch on the instrument
- Find new performance opportunities
- Get out of a “guitar rut”
- Develop an effective practice routine
- Visualize and achieve your musical goals
The strategies, real-life stories, and advice in this friendly, encouraging book will help you achieve true excellence in your guitar playing, as well as in life.
Adam Rafferty plays onstage for thousands of people annually, performing at guitar festivals and concerts in over two-dozen countries. His YouTube guitar videos have gathered over twenty-million views. Jazziz Magazine hailed his solo-guitar CD “I Remember Michael” as one of its top-ten picks for 2011. Adam’s twenty-year apprenticeship with jazz pianist, composer, and arranger Mike Longo (of Dizzy Gillespie fame) brought him priceless musical knowledge, which Adam passes onto the reader in this, his first published book.