15 Years of Lessons – Thank You!

Fifteen years ago this week back in 2008, I releasesd my very first instructional DVD, Slide Guitar Method 1 Open E Tuning.   I had high hopes that it would be successful as I quit my main part time job of packing CDs into mailers to go full time into creating Guitar Lessons DVDs.  At this time I was also teaching private lessons and playing in a Wedding Band to make ends meet.  

I ended up selling a decent amount of DVDS in the first week which let me know that there was an audience who was interested in this material I was creating and this might actually turn into a full time long term business! So I put my head down and started working as much as I could to make this dream a reality.

Standard Tuning Slide Pt 1

Here we are 15 years later and it’s unbelievable how far this whole thing has come.  Later in 2009 I stopped teaching all my private lessons and quit the Wedding Band I was playing in to solely focus on creating lessons for the website.

So to commemorate this milestone, I thought it was time to re make my Standard Tuning Slide Pt 1 Course.  The previous version was recorded in 2009 so it was definitely time for an update.  This course has all new content and is much better put together I think.  

Check out Standard Tuning Slide Pt 1

If you’re completely new to playing slide guitar then you should start with Slide Techniques.

Slide Techniques

I’m really happy with the way this course turned out and very grateful that I am even able to still play guitar.  My hematologist said there has been significant improvement in my DVT and I can go off blood thinners in about a month. :)

I can say that while recording this course, I have felt better than I have in a very long time.  Which gives my a lot of confidence moving forward that the lessons are going to be better than ever.

Open E Tuning Slide

The Open E Tuning Course has been remade two times since I first released it back in 2008.  You can check it out at the link below.

Slide Method 1 Open E Tuning

Thanks so much to everyone who has watched a video during this time and an extra special thanks to all who have purchased a Course or joined the membership. Without you none of this would have been possible.

Here’s to another 15 years!

Some amazing things occurred in 2008 such as getting the video podcast featured in the Apple email newsletter, and appearing on Gibson.com.

John W Tuggle
John W Tuggle

I love teaching the blues and have created numerous training courses and lessons to learn how to play like BB King, Clapton, Duane Allman, and more. Get Started Now

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