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What factors play a role in this process? An infinite number of factors play a role in this process if we are simply talking about combinations of notes to dictate melody, harmony and rhythm - even with finite structures like diatonic and chromatic scales. But, there are certain guidelines to follow in order to help one compose "catchy" melodies. ...


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The jazz of today was the pop of decades earlier. It's actually helpful to study jazz even though you listen mostly pop. To study jazz will make you aware of chord-scales, tonal functions and a broad range of vocabulary that will help you with playing any on many other genres. It will also help you to explore, recognize and apply harmonic concepts on your ...


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Is it difficult for a amateur to learn & play this guitar? There are two aspects of this guitar that distinguish it from others. The "Tremolo" Bridge: This allows the player to lower or, if set up to do so, raise the pitch of all the strings. This can lead to the tuning to slip, especially if used intensely. Learning how to use it musically ...


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Any standard 6 strings guitar (such as the strat) can be used to play anything you want (you can transform the sound with amps pedals). However it has single coil pickups, this means a strong treble and a bite to the playing (if thin tiny strings are used). The gibson les Paul is a different guitar that has humbucker pickups which means a louder thicker ...


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Two important "classic" electric guitar types are the Stratocaster and the Les Paul. The pick ups are a primary difference along with the mass of the body. Strat has single coil pick ups and a lighter body. The Les Paul has humbucker pick ups and a heavy body. The Strat tone is lighter and the Les Paul fuller. Guitar neck dimensions can vary but ...


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This question might be closed but in answer to your first question, no, the Strat has been used by hundreds of players in just about every style of music that uses electric guitar. It is a versatile guitar with several tone options and it lends itself to many different musical situations. Its budget versions (Squier, Fender made in Mexico) are very popular ...


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