Tommy Emmanuel

How to practice like a pro

How to practice like a pro
Andy Summers, George Lynch, Tommy Emmanuel and other guitarists share their practice routines.

Songwriting 101: Start with the melody

Songwriting melody
Beginning a songwriting session by crafting a melody is more efficient than not, say these four guitarists.

How the iPhone can help you make music

iPhone make music
It’s not just for liking photos on the Gram. Your iPhone—or any mobile for that matter—can help you write tunes, practice chops and be a better musician, say these five guitarists.

10 Top Tips: Tommy Emmanuel

The virtuoso fingerstyle guitarist has been playing professionally since the age of six and is one of only five people to have been awarded Chet Atkins’ Certified Guitar Player accolade. He shares his tips to become a better player.

Tommy Emmanuel, CGP—Live and Unleashed

This interview was originally published in 2014. Fingerstyle guitar was not where he started out, but it is as one of the world’s pre-eminent fingerpickers that Australian-born Tommy Emmanuel is known today. Born into a musical family, Tommy was handed his first guitar at the age of four, and by the age of 10 had performed all across his native...
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