So I had a lightbulb moment one time while I was in a guitar lesson with a former teacher of mine. I realized that as he played, he saw notes under his fingertips and while i played I simply saw fret numbers and strings. Soon after i had to
Stop taking lessons, but he had supplied me with enough theory to keep me busy for quite awhile. Obviously, since
Then I’ve acquired a banjo (bought a Goodtime2 recently) and as I approach this thing as a new animal, my intentions are to try to “find the notes” and not get into the habit of “playing the frets”.
Any advice as to how to best approach this desire of mine would be most appreciated! If possible, please share how
Any of you guys engraved theory into your heads. I find it difficult to retain now that I’m older and have so many other
Things swimming around in my head!