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2015 Albums of the Year

2015 Albums of the Year

2015 was one hell of a year for music. I think any one of my top 10 could be number ONE for me, it would just depend on the day you ask me. I fear that 2016 will suffer due to how many incredible albums all came out in 2015. This is my 4th year […]

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GGL Featured in Book, “The Savvy Music Teacher”

GGL Featured in Book, “The Savvy Music Teacher”

David Cutler, the author of the book, The Savvy Music Teacher, reached out to me in 2014. He was collecting stories of music teachers who carve their niche in the world of music education, and wanted to add mine to his book.  There are a lot of cool stories, and good ideas on how creative people find careers […]

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Best Records of 2013

Best Records of 2013

Well, it’s that time again. My favorite albums released in 2013. Thanks to things like BandCamp, SoundSupply, and Spotify, it’s never been easier for a music nerd to try out tons of new music. This year, I tried really hard to listen to one new album every day. Not all of them were released in […]

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Best Records of 2012

Best Records of 2012

This year was a big year for new music. Tons of releases by great bands, and piles of new bands making their name with debut records. Here are a few I think are worth listening to! Check out some of my favorite songs on my Best of 2012 Spotify Playlist! The Top 10 The Life […]

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2011 Music Review

2011 Music Review

Every year, I run through the list of the best music I’ve heard during the year. Thanks to things like Spotify and BandCamp, it’s increasingly easier to find great music. This year, there has been no shortage. Here are the list of my favorites, in no particular order. Top Records: Cloudkicker – Let Yourself Be […]

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What is The Oasis?

What is The Oasis?

I’ve been getting this one a lot lately. What is the Grayslake Oasis? What is my involvement? The Oasis is a teen center / music venue in Grayslake, Illinois, next door to the ever-popular Tastee Freez (151 Hawley, Grayslake Il, 60030). I got involved in late 2004, when my insurance agent (Joyce Campbell) she started […]

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Welcome!

Welcome!

Welcome to the new and improved GregsGuitarLessons.com! A big thanks goes out to he-hf for the redesign, and Arthur Schroeder for the killer pictures! I couldn’t be happier with the results! So, make yourself at home, have a look around, and subscribe to the RSS feed to get all of the latest updates!

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