Once you've taken the plunge and bought a nylon-string acoustic guitar, you want to do everything you can to keep it healthy. Maintaining a guitar includes cleaning it, storing it properly, making repairs and adjustments, and changing the strings when needed.
Slide guitar is an important addition to blues-guitar technique. In playing slide, you don't use your left hand to fret the guitar by pressing the strings to the fretboard, as you normally do. Instead, [more…]