You and Guitar: Why Do You Play?

What does playing your guitar do for you, your heart and soul, your family, your world?
Watch the video, then please share your thoughts in the comments below.

12 Responses to You and Guitar: Why Do You Play?

  1. Mike Ferreira February 5, 2016 at 1:02 PM #

    Wonderful. I so wish I could get one-on-one instruction from Lisa…..everything she has done I have greatly appreciated.

  2. Peter Wooldridge February 5, 2016 at 2:05 PM #

    I bought a acoustic guitar in my teenage years but never go serious but now I got a second hand electro ascoustic plus a cheap electric one at 70 years old I don’t desire to be a rock star but just learn it for my own pleasure

  3. Ernest J. Walker February 5, 2016 at 2:30 PM #

    I’m a student of “Guitar Tricks” and wanted to play the Guitar because of my Great-grand father! He was a great player and it was my great-grandma dream that I would also play! I’m struggling with finding time to practice and to find a smooth way to flow ith the learning process at “Guitar Tricks”, but i’m hopeful? God bless YOU Lisa!


  4. gene February 6, 2016 at 10:27 AM #

    I play for myself, its on my bucketlist,learn to play the guitar.

  5. Daniel Bilodeau February 8, 2016 at 10:42 AM #

    Overhall, I consider, than playing guitar is a very good exercise for the brain. Furthermore, and it’s the most important point for me,

    is than i can do my own accompaniment when i am singing my favorite song.

  6. admine February 8, 2016 at 10:53 AM #

    Yeah, I love that about the guitar too. As long as you have your guitar nearby in your life, you can make music and sing. Doesn’t even matter if the power goes out!

  7. admine February 8, 2016 at 10:53 AM #

    That’s wonderful – it is never ever too late to get started, right?

  8. admine February 8, 2016 at 10:54 AM #

    My grandfather played guitar too! He lived not far from the Martin Guitar factory in Pennsylvania, and used to take me there for factory tours. It was so awesome! We played together and it was a great way for us to connect across the generations.

  9. admine February 8, 2016 at 10:55 AM #

    That’s perfect. How lovely to have something so good and sweet in your life.

  10. admine February 8, 2016 at 10:56 AM #

    You can, Mike! I am now teaching one-on-one lessons online, via a Skype-like format that is optimized for music lessons. Find out more here:

  11. robin February 8, 2016 at 3:14 PM #

    I love music am 80 years old lost my wife to dimenture lost only daughter to cancer learning guitar gives me comfort on lonely nights I enjoy your lessons it gives me something to strive for.

  12. admine February 8, 2016 at 3:28 PM #

    I am so sorry to hear about your losses. And I am delighted to know you are finding comfort and companionship with your guitar. My Dad turns 80 this week, and he has been playing ukulele for just over a year. It’s never ever too late to discover the joy of making music! All best wishes, Lisa

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