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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.


May
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awarded  Nice Answer
May
1
revised Why is a grand piano better than an upright piano?
edited body
May
1
answered Why is a grand piano better than an upright piano?
May
1
answered Sight reading (“two hands”) for one non-performers?
May
1
comment Music sheet notation explanation (Alto sax)
Glissando. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_musical_symbols
May
1
comment How to practice endurance to be able to play boogie woogie pieces?
Yes. This advice about tension applies equally to the piano music.stackexchange.com/questions/10402/…
Apr
30
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Should i buy guitar effects even If I'm a beginner?
Apr
29
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Should i buy guitar effects even If I'm a beginner?
Apr
29
comment Reference tuning pitch
Thanks @Tim - I couldn't edit my comment so I deleted it and posted the fix above.
Apr
29
comment Reference tuning pitch
It's very unlikely that CDs would play back at the wrong speed (except on specialist hardware designed to do that). Vinyl and tapes, yes - they ran off mechanical motors that could very much vary in speed. But not CDs
Apr
29
revised Should i buy guitar effects even If I'm a beginner?
Fixed a typo, opportunistic grammar edits.
Apr
26
answered Learning instrument recognition
Apr
26
comment Learning instrument recognition
I think this is a fine question.
Apr
19
revised Tension when practice arpeggios on the violin
s/fretboard/fingerboard - since it's a violin question
Apr
18
answered Tension when practice arpeggios on the violin
Apr
18
revised What does it mean to be tone-deaf musically and how does one improve?
Removed link to video - it is not relevant.
Apr
18
answered What are Accidental notes?
Apr
16
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Tension in hand while playing tetrads (4 notes chords)
Apr
16
answered Tension in hand while playing tetrads (4 notes chords)
Apr
15
comment Improvisation on Major and relative minor scales
The short answer is, try it and see. If you like what you hear, it's good. If you don't like what you hear, it's bad.