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wkriski
wkriski
@wkriski
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Joined: Nov 8, 2009
Topics: 7 / Replies: 18
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Re: help with chord

yes in certain ways not necessarily replacing every dom.7 chord.eg. for blues try playing A7 for a bar (4 beats) D7 for 2 beats the D7b9 for 2 then ba...

13 years ago
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Re: help with chord

okay cool. many times the b9 takes the place of the root (A) so you don't play the A though.

13 years ago
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Re: using totally different scales over the same chord confusion

As you can attest, thinking that way is way too confusing for most students.While some teachers like to teach modes, I think you'd be better off playi...

13 years ago
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Re: help with chord

I don't know that song but if you want to understand how it works then I can suggest that if you have a D chord which is the I chord of the key of D m...

13 years ago
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Re: A melody without a key

I don't agree but yes there are many different ways to play over the chords.

13 years ago
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Re: pressing down hard enough?

Hang in there! You will also develop 'callouses' on the tips of your fingers - the fingertips get harder and not as soft. Your fingers will get used t...

13 years ago
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Re: Horse with no name question

Good answers here - I'd just add I use my 2nd finger on the A (5th) and 3rd finger on the D (4th string) for the Em. then move them as suggested in pr...

13 years ago
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Re: A melody without a key

If we write out the chords in E major we have:E F#m G#m A B C#m D#dimFor natural minor (relative minor) we start on the 6th of the scale:C#m D#dim E F...

13 years ago
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Re: Best self teaching guides

Justin's site is very good. You can learn songs on your own using youtube, tab sites, etc as well. You can also go to a local teacher or do webcam les...

13 years ago
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Re: Beginner needs advise

The vast majority of courses out there will teach you the fundamentals - chords, scales, theory etc which is great, but you need to be playing songs f...

13 years ago
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Re: Guitar Noise Forum Members who are also guitar teachers

I have online video guitar courses and video chord library at . It includes a beginner's chord with Play Along series, Blues soloing, Fretboard Master...

13 years ago
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Re: Finding my voice - on the guitar

Some great tips there. Everyone seems to end up with their own voice over time, even if you learn tons of solos note for note, but patience is importa...

13 years ago
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Re: How long have you been playing ?

I'm at 28 years playing/teaching (since 1981) and still play everyday. There's no end to what you can learn and the different angles at which you can ...

13 years ago
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