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Playing in Tune: Which Tuner is Right for You?

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Interested in learning the electric, bass or acoustic guitar? Need lessons in the Scripps Ranch or Sabre Springs area? Would you like to learn to play your favorite songs?

Contact Glenn Sutton at 619-306-3664.

When you take up playing the acoustic guitar as a hobby, you might expect to be pretty good at it as a result of your natural hand-eye coordination. However, you will quickly learn that playing the guitar is not simply all about how fast and accurately you can move your hands from string-to-string as the guitar actually needs to be in tune, or you will feel like you are playing nails on the chalkboard opposed to your favorite song on your guitar. Now, you are likely wondering how you would possibly know what each note is supposed to sound like because this is the first time you have actually played a guitar. Well, the way to accomplish this task is actually to buy a guitar tuner, and you have two styles of tuners to choose from, which are the clip-on and microphone-based.

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If you are looking to achieve the best results, you will want to go with a clip-on tuner for your acoustic guitar. The nice thing about the clip-on tuner is that you can leave it connected to your guitar, so you will never forget to bring it with you while traveling. In addition, the clip-on tuner will allow reduce the background noise that a microphone-based tuner might pick up.

Now, if you are planning on starting a band, you might want to consider getting a tuner that has a backlight feature. The backlight feature is going to make it much easier for you to see what you are doing when tuning your acoustic guitar in between sets as the bar lights begin to dim. If playing live shows is in your future, you will also definitely want to go the clip-on route because you do not want to have to lug around another piece of equipment, the microphone-based tuner, when you already have to help your fellow musicians carry in the sound system, microphones, drums, etc…

Phone Glenn Sutton at: 619-306-3664 or email: guitarman.glenn@gmail.com

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