Jody Hughes Music Posts

01/02/2015 / Lessons

Many people ask the question is it talent or is it practice? I’m gonna share my life experience with you and let you decide for yourself: I started guitar when I was 13 years old.  There was not one person in…

12/28/2014 / Banjo

Saturday, January 24, 2015,  2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Free Workshop (Donations appreciated, All proceeds go to The Barn!) Al Smith                                                                             Jody Hughes Everett Music Barn 4055 Stonecypher Road, Suwanee, Ga. 30024 A comprehensive workshop for all levels of players.…

12/20/2014 / Uncategorized
12/16/2014 / Practice

This is a question that my students ask me a lot. My first response is-Consistency is the most important thing. For example, you are better off playing 15 minutes a day than playing two hours on Monday and not picking…

12/05/2014 / Lessons
12/05/2014 / Left hand

I recently had a student tell me he had a book that had EIGHT variations of one song in it. The book was presenting the material as if it was instructional material. My response to him was how many pages of…