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I play guitar on my own, at open mic nights, and as part of a weekly get-together for guitarists, and as part a reggae band, for fun.


Dec
8
awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
6
comment Learning to play bass guitar: Fretless vs Fretted
Juan Alderete of The Mars Volta also plays fretless bass.
Dec
6
comment What is the the Nashville Numbers system?
Hmm @Matthew-read - your edit has changed the question away from the one I answered. I think there was a valid question there - "I know what it is; how do I learn it?"
Dec
6
revised What is the the Nashville Numbers system?
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Dec
6
comment When playing in a minor key, will the chords be minor as well?
Nothing's ever that simple. But a question that's evidently from a beginner, requires a beginner level answer.
Dec
5
comment What should I look for in a ukulele amp
Yep, and you can mic up a small amp even for a big gig. The only reasons for a big amp are (a) bass response (b) visual effect (c) situations where you can't have the PA provide the volume.
Dec
5
revised What is the the Nashville Numbers system?
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Dec
5
comment What is the the Nashville Numbers system?
Who cares which name came first and by how many centuries? The above is a good way to learn to play numbered chords.
Dec
5
revised What is the the Nashville Numbers system?
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Dec
5
answered What is the the Nashville Numbers system?
Dec
5
comment What is the the Nashville Numbers system?
Confused by this answer. Roman numerals are the Nashville system.
Dec
5
answered When playing in a minor key, will the chords be minor as well?
Dec
4
answered Developing a good practice routine for piano improvisation with a band
Dec
4
revised How do I use string gauge tables?
link to Q about effect of gauge and tension
Dec
4
comment Guitar Hum disturbances
Ground loops would explain a constant hum, but the question says "I get a hum while playing the bass strings".
Dec
3
answered What should I look for in a ukulele amp
Dec
3
comment website with jazz guitar chords and photos of hands?
I think your requirement for photos of hands is the sticking point. Very quickly, one learns to translate a chord diagram into fingering, so I don't think anyone is likely to put in the effort to photograph hundreds of chords. It's difficult to see what's going on under the fingers anyway. Diagrams are better.
Dec
3
comment What should I look for in a ukulele amp
When you say "electric ukulele" do you mean a solid-body uke (i.e. very quiet without an amp) or do you mean a normal hollow-body uke with a jack socket in it?
Nov
27
accepted How do I use string gauge tables?
Nov
26
answered Can a 7/8 scale guitar be detrimental to my playing ability?