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HughM
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old fart-electric

Boy!What wonderful and thoughtful advice! Thank you so much. A couple of you older fellows I know by your posts, and I'm just so glad I heard from y...

16 years ago
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RE: Best Instrumental Guitar album ever.

I've never heard anything i like better than Leo Kottke 6 and 12 String Guitar. Yep. That's my Number 1.

17 years ago
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RE: Arabic Style Music

I understand that Davey Graham "invented" DADGAD so he could better play with oud players. Oud beng a north African instrument . . .

17 years ago
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RE: Baritone Guitar Questions

Baritone guitars are not necessarily tuned down to a B, as mentioned above. A is common, as is G. Depends on the artist.Don Ross is an amazing acous...

18 years ago
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RE: New Guitar Site Needs Suggestions

Check out You'll spend years there if learning jazz is your thing. There is an excellent links section, as well.

18 years ago
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RE: New Guitar Site Needs Suggestions

If it were my site, I'd prepare a nice big, free lesson on a juicy topic, like acoustic jazz/blues with a walking base (a favourite style of mine). O...

18 years ago
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RE: TABS of scales?

Try You can print various free music paper from there. May I suggest the one that has both standard notation and tab on the same sheet.

18 years ago
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RE: TABS of scales?

Figure out those scales on your own. It's dead easy.Write them on tab paper AND in standard notation. Harmonize your scales. Write that down, too. ...

18 years ago
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RE: Alternate tunings.

No doubt.But, ya know, it brings up the whole issue of the proliferation of learning resources - particularly on the internet, but in print media as w...

18 years ago
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RE: harmonic minor, melodic minor--differences??

Good answer, Noteboat.My first violin teacher plumped up her theory with little historical asides like yours. It made stuff that could have been unbe...

18 years ago
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RE: Alternate tunings.

Work them out yourself. Write them down. They'll stick in your head that way.

18 years ago
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RE: how theory is important ?

For the past couple of years, I've been working through Walter Piston's classic: "Harmony." I do small logical chunks every day or so. Second-hand c...

18 years ago
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RE: how theory is important ?

Theory is important, for a variety of reasons. But it's important to balance your intake of theory with actual free playing. A head full of theory c...

18 years ago
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