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Bofmar
Dec 27 2011, 03:03 PM
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Hi everyone!

The name is Marios Mpofilakis(pronounced Bofilakis) and I am the newest member of GMC!I am a 22 years old guy,from Greece and I have only just started practising the guitar.My rig is a second hand standard SX Les Paul and a Crate GX-15 amplifier(also second hand).I hope that the lessons this wonderful site provides will help me learn and master the guitar just like I always wanted.

Thank you for creating this site,and thank you in advance for making my dream come true

Marios

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Bogdan Radovic
Dec 27 2011, 03:43 PM
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Welcome to GMC Marios! smile.gif

Very good gear for starting out.
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Gabriel Leopardi
Dec 27 2011, 06:36 PM
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hey friend! Welcome to the site! Thanks for this warm introduction. Enjoy the site! smile.gif

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Ben Higgins
Dec 27 2011, 06:38 PM
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Hello Marios, and welcome to GMC smile.gif

You have the desire to learn, and we are here to help you ! What music do you like and what guitarists do you admire ?

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Bofmar
Dec 27 2011, 07:21 PM
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QUOTE (Ben Higgins @ Dec 27 2011, 05:38 PM) *
Hello Marios, and welcome to GMC smile.gif

You have the desire to learn, and we are here to help you ! What music do you like and what guitarists do you admire ?


I have a thing for Rock music,but I also enjoy some Jazz and even some Metal.My favorite guitarist would be David Gilmour and Jimmy Hendrix would be a close second.

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JaxN4
Dec 27 2011, 07:31 PM
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QUOTE (Bofmar @ Dec 27 2011, 06:21 PM) *
I have a thing for Rock music,but I also enjoy some Jazz and even some Metal.My favorite guitarist would be David Gilmour and Jimmy Hendrix would be a close second.



great Taste man....I think you joining this site will be the best thing to help you reach any goals you have with the guitar. All the best

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Daniel Realpe
Dec 27 2011, 10:04 PM
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welcome to GMC! smile.gif glad you made it

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Sinisa Cekic
Dec 27 2011, 10:07 PM
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Welcome to the site Marios smile.gif You're in the right place !!!

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Alex Feather
Dec 28 2011, 04:39 AM
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Welcome! Greece is such a beautiful country.

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Ivan Milenkovic
Dec 28 2011, 07:10 PM
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Welcome aboard Marios, if you need any help, we are here, don't hesitate to ask. What do you work on at the moment?

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Bofmar
Dec 28 2011, 10:32 PM
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QUOTE (Ivan Milenkovic @ Dec 28 2011, 06:10 PM) *
Welcome aboard Marios, if you need any help, we are here, don't hesitate to ask. What do you work on at the moment?


Well my curent scheldue looks like this at the moment:

1)Stretches
2)A simple 1-2-3-4 excersise at 65 bpm and after that some variations of this excersise(1-2-1-3-1-4 etc) using alt. picking
3)Finger Independence (https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/solo-guitar/fingers-independence-I/)(at least i try to do it)
4)Meomorizing the A Minor Pentatonic(and playing it in all positions)
5)Basic Chord changes(A-Am-G-C-E-Em-D-Dm)
6)Music Staff Reading

These take up about 1 hour.

Any suggestions?I really feel that my scheldue needs something more to be complete at the moment..

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Taicho
Dec 28 2011, 11:37 PM
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QUOTE (Bofmar @ Dec 28 2011, 09:32 PM) *
Well my curent scheldue looks like this at the moment:

1)Stretches
2)A simple 1-2-3-4 excersise at 65 bpm and after that some variations of this excersise(1-2-1-3-1-4 etc) using alt. picking
3)Finger Independence (https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/solo-guitar/fingers-independence-I/)(at least i try to do it)
4)Meomorizing the A Minor Pentatonic(and playing it in all positions)
5)Basic Chord changes(A-Am-G-C-E-Em-D-Dm)
6)Music Staff Reading

These take up about 1 hour.

Any suggestions?I really feel that my scheldue needs something more to be complete at the moment..


First of all hey man! and welcome! im from greece too so lets talk sometime! welcome to GMC!,
check out some of Troy stetina's Books! helped me a LOT! biggrin.gif

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Cosmin Lupu
Dec 29 2011, 09:15 AM
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Hello and welcome mate! As the guys said, never shy away from asking anything smile.gif and while we're at it, I'd like to invite you to my weekly video chat session this evening at 8 PM London time. We'll be talking about practice routines!

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Todd Simpson
Dec 29 2011, 10:06 AM
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Welcome to GMC! You are gonna LOVE it here smile.gif This place just RAWKS! I'm Todd and I'm an instructor here. I teach our Saturday
Video Chat Lesson @ 10PM GMT. Do stop by if you can! The video chats are just a small part of what makes GMC AWESOME!

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QUOTE (Bofmar @ Dec 27 2011, 09:03 AM) *
Hi everyone!

The name is Marios Mpofilakis(pronounced Bofilakis) and I am the newest member of GMC!I am a 22 years old guy,from Greece and I have only just started practising the guitar.My rig is a second hand standard SX Les Paul and a Crate GX-15 amplifier(also second hand).I hope that the lessons this wonderful site provides will help me learn and master the guitar just like I always wanted.

Thank you for creating this site,and thank you in advance for making my dream come true

Marios

You are at GuitarMasterClass.net


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Ben Higgins
Dec 29 2011, 07:07 PM
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QUOTE (Bofmar @ Dec 28 2011, 09:32 PM) *
Well my curent scheldue looks like this at the moment:

1)Stretches
2)A simple 1-2-3-4 excersise at 65 bpm and after that some variations of this excersise(1-2-1-3-1-4 etc) using alt. picking
3)Finger Independence (https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/solo-guitar/fingers-independence-I/)(at least i try to do it)
4)Meomorizing the A Minor Pentatonic(and playing it in all positions)
5)Basic Chord changes(A-Am-G-C-E-Em-D-Dm)
6)Music Staff Reading

These take up about 1 hour.

Any suggestions?I really feel that my scheldue needs something more to be complete at the moment..


I would suggest changing number 2) for something else that not only warms you up but is also more musical. Perhaps some simple alternate picking licks or runs.

I've always found (and I'm sure the guys here will agree with me) that I have to keep practice enjoyable and interesting otherwise I lose my enthusiasm. So my main advice would be to always try to include things that you enjoy and are interested in learning, to avoid making your practice routine clinical and sterile smile.gif

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