Make your own kind of music

This old dog has been playing the guitar since he was 10.  Recently I made two purchases.  One was a new keyboard and the other was a new guitar.  (I like to buy a new guitar every 20 years or so.)  My greatest area of weakness in playing the guitar has been rhythm and consistency.  The keyboard has an auto-accompaniment feature that includes rhythm.  By recording the piano with this rhythm track I have a guide when I play the guitar.  If I lose the beat or change the number of beats during the transition between verses I get out of step with the keyboard playback.  Suddenly, I am learning to stick with the beat and repeat each verse the same way so that others can sing and play along.   What a blast!

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