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Improvising With Triad Pairs

Improvising With Triad Pairs. This is a really fun, cool improvisation technique not enough guitar players use or even know about. The idea is this: The band or rhythm section is jamming over a given 1-chord groove, and you improvise over the groove, using the notes of 2 different chords. For example: The band is
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Funding an Expensive Music Education.

Funding an Expensive Music Education. This blog is for people who want to study guitar and who have the ambition to make music their profession, but who are worried about the financial aspect of funding an expensive top-school music education. First off; there are 2 different kinds of debt: good debt and bad debt. These
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Song Examples Of The Harmonic Use of 2nd Intervals

Song Examples Of The Harmonic Use of 2nd Intervals I was inspired to write this blog after encountering the occasional student who objects to practicing 2nd intervals. šŸ™‚ I know: they sound dissonant, but all tension is important in art, because it creates spice, motion and resolution. Writing this blog had been on my to
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“Psycho Cybernetics” And Other Book Recommendations.

“Psycho Cybernetics” And Other Book Recommendations. I very often get asked for book recommendations. After all: all my students, family and friend all know that I’m a voracious reader. Here are 10 books that you absolutely have to read. Those books will help with your guitar playing, with life, with becoming more successful, or just
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b5 Blue Note And Other Fun Soloing Tricks.

b5 Blue Note And Other Fun Soloing Tricks. Students sometimes ask me if there is anything they can do to spice up their minor pentatonic solos. There sure is, and we’ll discuss some tricks and techniques in today’s blog. I’ll show you a couple of notes you can add to your pentatonic scale. It’s simple
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