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notes_norton
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Joined: May 20, 2008
Topics: 21 / Replies: 1476
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Re: Musician's Friend and Music123 are Awful

My guitar shopping rules:1) If it's available at my local Mom and Pop music store, get it there. Prices are usually competitive (they check the Intern...

7 years ago
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Re: Guitar in tune

And let me add to Alan's suggestion.Always tune your guitar before you play and check the tuning occasionally while playing. This is especially import...

7 years ago
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Re: Guitar and Synth question

I play sax, guitar and flute. No synth reproduces them exactly -- yet. It's difficult to reproduce all the nuances that the 'real thing' (for lack of ...

7 years ago
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Re: Your first gig - tell us!

My first gig was a long time ago, so forgive me if I don't remember the band name and some other details.At the time, I was playing saxophone in the j...

7 years ago
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Re: So-called movable scales!!

Same for chords. You've probably learned the F barre chord by now. Move it up one fret and it becomes an F# chord. Move it up again and it's a G chord...

7 years ago
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Re: How did you learn guitar?

I started on drums in Jr. High school and learned how to read drum music.Then when a rental became available, I switched to sax and learned standard m...

7 years ago
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Re: Pentatonic Meandering playing

Musicians often dis pentatonics. Why? They seem simple, and there are so many other ways to play music.But every musical form seems to include pentato...

7 years ago
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Re: Ever get annoying comments?

There are people in this world who seem to enjoy making other people uncomfortable. There is nothing we can do about that. I will not lower myself to ...

7 years ago
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Re: Switch on Lennon's Casino not working properly

Could be dirty contacts. This is the first thing I'd try.Here is how I clean contacts on a Casino type switch.1) Get Caig's DeOxit (Red) - it's the be...

8 years ago
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Re: A little help?

I'd love to. Your posts tell me you are an excellent teacher, but I don't do Facebook.Good luck.Notes

8 years ago
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Re: Weird tuning issue

Excuse me if you've tried setting the intonation up, if not, check this out:Google Setting Guitar Intonation for other sites that answer the same ques...

8 years ago
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Re: Coins for guitar picks?

The strings are going to wear out anyway. I can't see anything wrong with it, except if you drop the 'pick' and can't find it, you are out some money ...

8 years ago
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Re: Semi-hollow Recommendations

I have a Gibson ES335 and an Epiphone Casino and love them both.But then, I'm in love with P90 pickups.Notes

8 years ago
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Re: Question about modes?

To further illustrate what Note Boat said:A minor is the Aeolian mode to C Major (Ionian mode) - and they don't sound the same either.So the better co...

8 years ago
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Re: Teaching an experiences piano player guitar. Any help?

Mel Bay is a classic, Hal Leonard has one, and Alfred Publishing is good too. They are method books, and they will start with first position, reading ...

8 years ago
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