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by chykcha
October 12th, 2012, 2:35 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Question for guitar teachers - how to get students to pay on
Replies: 4
Views: 1225

Question for guitar teachers - how to get students to pay on

For those of you here who teach guitar I have a question: what do you guys do when your students are flaky about paying on time? About 60% of my students are good about that and respect my policies, but the rest often come up with excuses about how they will pay me next week and then I keep remindin...
by chykcha
October 10th, 2012, 5:23 pm
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: Music Theory
Replies: 6
Views: 2853

Re: Music Theory

ibanez?ithinkso wrote:id check out john patrucci's stuff. he has a doctrate in music theory
I seriously doubt that :)

check out Walter Piston's harmony book if you are seriously into theory. That helped me alot when I was getting my theory together.
by chykcha
October 10th, 2012, 5:21 pm
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: Practice Makes Permanent
Replies: 11
Views: 5881

Re: Practice Makes Permanent

The trouble is, if you practise something which you're not doing properly, you develop ->some<- ability at it, but not sufficient to make it work for you; so Practice Makes Permanent Where practice does make perfect is if you're practicing properly in the first place. I believe Jamey Andreas sums i...
by chykcha
October 10th, 2012, 5:12 pm
Forum: Opinions and Polls
Topic: Do the Pros care what name is on the head stock?
Replies: 30
Views: 9590

Re: Do the Pros care what name is on the head stock?

Sometimes the endorsement you have with a particular company will influence the gear choices you will make at a gig. I've met some players who told me this when I asked them why they were playing with a particular piece of gear (not only guitars, but even amps, cables and things like strings and pic...
by chykcha
October 10th, 2012, 5:03 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Guitar Pro
Replies: 14
Views: 3926

Re: Guitar Pro

One cool feature is you can choose bars that you are struggling with speed wise and use the "speed trainer" - Press the F9 - F key - and you will see an option for speed trainer you can then chose how fast it increases. This is a cool feature I've bene using it lately to help speed up some arpeggio...
by chykcha
October 10th, 2012, 4:42 pm
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Toughening up fingers
Replies: 5
Views: 2367

Re: Toughening up fingers

i doubt he'll see this, but you finger a violin by pushing the string all the way to the fingerboard. on a guitar, you just push it down hard enough that it's below the fret level. his fingers are bleeding because he's using wayyyy too much pressure. yeah, you are definitely using too much it sound...
by chykcha
October 3rd, 2012, 7:42 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Finger roll technique
Replies: 4
Views: 1496

Re: Finger roll technique

ya it's called the finger roll technqiue. What you need is to release each string after you played it during the roll. So after playing the D string, release it as you roll the figner to G string and then release again as you roll to B. This will prevent the notes from playing together which you do ...