Cameron Mizell

New York Guitarist & Composer

Guitarist Cameron Mizell’s music has been described as “skillfully pairing controlled abstraction with Americana roots” and his playing “superbly presents high technical proficiency, artistry, and melodic skills.” His latest solo guitar album, Memory/Imagination, is available on Destiny Records.

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How To Practice Guitar

As I've been teaching private lessons more frequently and to a wider variety of students, the foundation of every lesson regardless of their abilities, goals, or repertoire, is how to practice. The long term goal of practicing is master the guitar so it is no longer a barrier between the musical ideas in your head and the ears of your listeners.

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Basic Strumming Exercises

This week's edition of Woodshed Wednesday is for beginning guitar students. One of the most basic concepts on the guitar is often the first hurdle for beginners: Consistent strumming. Physically speaking, strumming the guitar is a fairly natural motion, yet most students have trouble when rhythm is introduced. This lesson will help you get over that hurdle and realize that the physical motion of strumming can actually make rhythmic patterns easier.

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