Campfire to Confident:Week Eight (The Weight by The Band)

This is one of the last posts for this semester. Tomorrow in class we’re going to have a group celebration of our guitar learning. My friend Sara has restored a vintage guitar and asked if I would play it to demonstrate it in class tomorrow. I said yes and decided to learn a song of … More Campfire to Confident:Week Eight (The Weight by The Band)

Campfire to Confident: Week Four *Challenge Song* (A Walk Through Hell by Say Anything)

Welcome back! This week I’ve chosen my challenge song… A Walk Through Hell by Say Anything. Although not a well known song I really like this song. I have learned a campfire guitar version of this song that works ok and is great for a sing-along. I know it’s not the perfect version but it … More Campfire to Confident: Week Four *Challenge Song* (A Walk Through Hell by Say Anything)

Campfire to Confident: Week Three (Better Together by Jack Johnson)

This week the guitar curriculum has taken a little tour to the tropical paradise of Maui. In honour of the road trip I learned a song by Hawaiian Native Jack Johnson. It also happens to be one of the wedding dances from my wedding. Enjoy!   Check out the tab for this version or the how … More Campfire to Confident: Week Three (Better Together by Jack Johnson)

Campfire to Confident: Week Two (I’ll Follow You into the Dark by Death Cab for Cutie)

Alright! Week two- time for my favourite emo rock love song! This is one of my favourite songs and I played my campfire version at my best friends wedding but just like fast car my four chord version sounds ok but I know its not quite right. This week the finesse is more about strumming … More Campfire to Confident: Week Two (I’ll Follow You into the Dark by Death Cab for Cutie)

Campfire to Confident: Week One (Fast Car by Tracy Chapman)

Welcome back! Here is my first video of my personal guitar learning. This week I chose a song that I know fairly well but have never played properly. Tracy Chapman’s Fast Car is one of my favourites and its definitely a great sing-a-long. I’ve known a simple four chord version of the song for a … More Campfire to Confident: Week One (Fast Car by Tracy Chapman)