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My name is Matt, I am from Maidstone in the South East of the UK.

I'm 41 and have been playing and learning with purpose for nearly 2 years now.

I had picked up and put down the guitar many times over the past 20 years, never getting pa…

Thanks so much for sharing Matt – what an awesome story and nice work for smashing your grading too! 😁

Which examining board were you using? And do you think you’ll book in for more?

Oddly enough, I think sometimes starting a little later on can be a blessing in disguise. I think it makes you more appreciative of the learning process, and I think people enjoy it more when they get started later too. It is normally because it something that they really want to do, and this helps to keep them focused and motivated. And that certainly sounds like that is the case with you! 🙌

Do you also play some of the rock n’ roll and country music you listened to as a child? Or are you keeping it pretty focused on the blues!?