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Teacher, multi instrumentalist.


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comment Improving as a solo guitarist without learning scales
My first paragraph encapsulates that.
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comment What is tritone substitution?
Generally speaking, a dominant seventh, otherwise it won't work the same.
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comment Improving as a solo guitarist without learning scales
+1 for the excellent article link.
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comment Where to start from?
The video is disabled. Jeff who?
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answered Sweaty hands while playing piano
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comment Digital piano yamaha or Medeli?
Is it specifically a PIANO you're after, or a KEYBOARD which has piano sounds as well as loads of other sounds?
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comment Digital piano yamaha or Medeli?
Winchester and Thomann are two other brands for the same.
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comment Digital piano yamaha or Medeli?
I use a 5500 from time to time, and it's pretty good for the money. I say 5500 as there are at least 3 other companies that rebrand this stage 'piano' - different name, same number. It has loads of great sounds, is very heavy, but works well. Maybe won't get a lot of money back second-hand, compared with Yamaha.Now there's a thought - buy second-hand...It's probably better than your quoted model.
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comment What is this guitar trick called?
He may be an Antipodean, but does that make the fat string the 'top' string ? (1:27)
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answered Alternative Analysis for Non-Functioning Secondary Dominants
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comment Do all jazz musicians [in a band] need to know a song's melody?
Some of the guys I play/ed with would change your views about that, I'm sure ! No offence taken !
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comment Do all jazz musicians [in a band] need to know a song's melody?
@DarrenRinger - no-one is saying anything about 'refusing' to learn a melody. There are many, many players who will read and interpret a new melody immediately. Would they sit on the naughty chair as well?
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comment What kind of a guitar can I play without thumbs?
Funny, I can play bass all night, no pain, whereas with guitar, it's about 20 mins.Maybe it's the lack of barre chords.