I’ve had lots of questions on how to break out of old patterns, improve at lead guitar and become more confident worship guitarist in general. While this depends on your goals, there is one thing you can always do to get better at lead guitar and I’m going to not only tell you what it is, but the best way to practice it.
When I first started playing for worship, my best friend was a large plant on the end of the stage. I loved it because I could hide behind it and I play guitar to my hearts content. Nobody could see me and that was the point.
There are often moments in a worship set where someone is talking, praying or just waiting to go into the next song where we are tasked with playing background music. While there are no hard and fast rules on what you should play, here are a few ideas to keep you from becoming a distraction.
Summer is one of my most inspired times. I write half my songs for the year during these few sunny months. While I think the weather has something to do with it, I’ve noticed a few other factors that I think contribute. Here are 5 things to inspire your music this summer and every season after.