Guest posts

Guest postsYou are a writer/blogger, a music teacher, a sound engineer interested in writing a guest post for jazz-guitar-licks.com ? Very nice ! All guest posts include an author bio with a signature link at the end of your article. 

Rules and guidelines for guest posts:

  • You are welcome to write about a variety of musical topics as instruments and gear reviews, top 10 lists, practice tips, free lessons (piano, guitar, bass and other instruments) for beginners and advanced players.
  • Articles must be between 500-1200 words in length.
  • Your content must be helpful and informative.
  • Have an introduction that attracts interest and makes the reader want to read further.
  • Eventually use headings, subheadings, bold font for key sentences and bulleted lists so it is easy to read.
  • Have a conclusion.
  • Carefully edit and proofread your post.
  • If your post includes images, send them to us as attachments, indicating where in the text they should be located.
  • You may include a photo, a short bio, and a single link back to a URL of your choosing at the end of the article.
  • You may link externally to other relevant content that you do not own and have not written.
  • Only unpublished (original and unique) articles are accepted. Please do not submit an article that is already published somewhere else.
  • After i have published your article on my website, you can not publish it anywhere else, in that case your post will be deleted. In the eyes of google this action will penalize us both for duplicate content.
  • You may not place affiliate links into your guest post.
  • Do not violate any copyright laws.
  • If your post is relevant i will share it with my followers and subscribers (facebook, twitter...)

How to submit a post

If you’d like to write a one-off guest post on jazz-guitar-licks.com please contact me using the contact form respecting the following points :

  • Tell me briefly who you are.
  • State the title of your proposed post.
  • Send me 1 or 2 links to other articles that you have written before.

Remember that unlike some other websites, writing for jazz-guitar-licks.com is totally free.

Thanks for your interest

  • A guide to make the most out of your guitar practice

    A guide to make the most out of your guitar practiceThere are times when practicing is a joy and everything falls into place, but there are also times when we need to discipline ourselves to practice or we necessitate the correct inspiration to begin practicing in the first place. This is normal, we are only human beings. Don’t beat yourself up about it. Once you’ve gone through a couple of solid guitar practice sessions you’re back in the saddle and you’ll feel the love and desire again to practice and improve yourself.

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  • How to buy the best jazz guitar based on body type

    How to buy the best jazz guitarGuest post by Aaron Schulman

    While there is no absolute best jazz guitar for everyone, there are definitely a few jazz guitar models that would be a best fit for you. The trick is to learn enough about the different body styles and electronics to understand the sonic qualities that each jazz guitar expresses. You’ll want to educate yourself both on the different jazz guitar body styles and manufacturers.  The more homework you do, the more your understanding will grow and the more confident you will be in your final purchase decision.

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  • How to play jazz guitar for beginner

    How to play jazz for beginnersGuest post by Marc-Andre Seguin

    So, you've decided to try your hand at Jazz guitar. This article will assume a certain base level of proficiency in the general language of music apart from the specific vernacular that informs jazz music, guitarists specifically. Not because it's a theory article, but because if you hope to learn how to play this music (and any style, really) a little knowledge goes a long way. If you have no background in notated music, theory and harmony please pick up Barbara Wharram's Theory For Beginners. It will open the door.

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  • 7 easy steps on how to clean a guitar - Guest post

    The health of your guitar depends on how you clean and condition it. Some guitars were damaged permanently due to neglect. Your guitar will lose its value and become useless if you will not give the proper care. Some guitar owners are having a hard time cleaning and conditioning their guitar due to lack of knowledge.

    In this post, we will prove to you that taking care of your guitar is not hard at all. To help you with it below are 7 easy steps on how to clean a guitar fretboard. The bridge and fretboard are the two important components of the guitar require conditioning, cleaning and humidifying.

    This is vital because they are usually made of untreated or unfinished wood. Except for maple fretboards which already have finished and require minimal cleaning.

    What you need:

    • Soft cloth or old T-shirt
    • Water
    • Guitar polish
    • Glass cleaner
    • Pure Carnauba Wax
    • Distilled
    • Tool to remove strings

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  • Is Amp Simulation the Cure for GAS ? - Guest post

    Amplitube 3 pedalsAs a guitarist, it’s tempting to spend a lot of time and money on gear. All of us suffer from G.A.S. (gear acquisition syndrome) to some degree. The never-ending search for the ‘perfect’ tone will plague us all. At some point, though, this obsession with gear can distract you from what matters. For most guitarists, their tone starts with their hands. Guitar choice, amp choice, pedals and everything else comes second to technique. So, I propose an alternative - rather than focusing on GEAR, focus on SKILL. That doesn’t mean tone isn’t important, though. It shouldn’t be disregarded entirely. There is an efficient, cost-effective way to find the right tone in seconds - without ever visiting your local Guitar Center...

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