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    creative analysis

    I don't suppose "that is what most people tend to do," but your analysis and reasoning is creatively sound. You are analyzing what you are doing creatively, and that process, for me, has led to...
  2. Thread: hey hey

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    welcome

    Welcome. What's are your interests?
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    meditative

    I listened with interest because I am ready to start writing music for piano and guitar, and I'm looking for insight myself. I'd say the piece is meditative in nature. The harmonizing of the...
  4. Doesn't it make sense that going from the final...

    Doesn't it make sense that going from the final Ab chord to an F chord will be smooth (even if modulating keys) because both Ab and F contain a C note? Maybe the melody, if you have one yet, should...
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    Yeah but I love his writing style. He sounds...

    Yeah but I love his writing style. He sounds like he's wearing a red plaid suit, a ruffled shirt, and a derby. You can't NOT listen.
  6. Thread: Modes?

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    LeeG: You always post ideas that create a...

    LeeG: You always post ideas that create a strawman argument. Who is ignoring jazz from the last 70 years? We are all entitled to our own musical interests.

    Are modes something new? They are to...
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    applied learning

    I use a lot of arpeggios in my playing because my lead chops are not great. The arpeggios sometimes can fill a lead in.

    As far as learning all the possible inversions and fingerings, I don't...
  8. Thread: Orphaned IP

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    DM, on each of my two albums I included a Duke...

    DM, on each of my two albums I included a Duke Ellington song. Am I in trouble? I haven't sold the CDs, just given them away.

    When I fill out the forms for Library of Congress as you...
  9. Thread: Orphaned IP

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    Thank you, DM, for the info and the links. I'll...

    Thank you, DM, for the info and the links. I'll look at them right now and see if I can make some progress.
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    Is my stuff in danger?

    There is some kind of bank of tunes that exists for commercial uses, right, that advertisers can select from to promote their products. The writers of these tunes submit them for use. I think NPR's...
  11. Thread: Orphaned IP

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    Nerd Universe

    Not as bad as the kind who read this stuff with interest!
  12. Thread: b major

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    all about the comfort zone

    I really think Jon got it right when he mentioned tradition or convention is one of the main reasons most guitar songs are written in G or A or E or D or C (and their relative minors). These are the...
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    The groove. You ask such a universal question...

    The groove.

    You ask such a universal question that will likely be answered with idiosyncratic responses. But it seems to me the groove is the universal appeal.
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    Nead gear advice

    If somebody is knowledgeable about my topic in this thread and is willing to let me ask some gear questions of them in a brief series of private messages, I would greatly appreciate your help. I'm...
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    Bothersome Numbers!

    Okay, maybe I get it. I've never understood how one figures time signature out. I recognize 3/4 and 6/8 when I hear it and I can play those if you ask me to. And I suppose I understand how you get...
  16. Thread: jazzz

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    Reinhardt and Montgomery

    Interesting, Jon, that you mention these two jazz guitarists together. Their styles seem so different. It surprises me less to know that Reinhardt didn't know how to read music because his music...
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    It sounds like a what I think is 6/8 time...

    It sounds like a what I think is 6/8 time signature, no? It reminds me a little of "The House of the Rising Sun" except it holds each chords twice as long. I always thought "House of the Rising...
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    I'm so disappointed. I was all set to take a cute...

    I'm so disappointed. I was all set to take a cute little eight-year-old Satchmeisterkind home and nurture him. He only needed proper maternal encouragement (his wicked mum kept her guitar in the...
  19. Thread: jazzz

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    wes's chops

    For what it's worth, I read recently that Wes Montgomery didn't really know how to read music, and in that way he was different from a lot of jazz players from his era, who did get conventional...
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    little eavesdropper

    I just want to let you know that someone is reading this with great interest. It's about the most erudite dialogue on the nature (definition?) of blues that I've come across. It should be in the...
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    Thanks everyone

    Thanks everyone for the great advice. I'm glad there was consensus because I really didn't know where to turn. As to my needs...

    I do have a couple guitar amps, which when used when I practice my...
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    Jed: Thanks for the F#m voicings. That's a big...

    Jed: Thanks for the F#m voicings. That's a big help, and I will experiment with them to see if I can find something more proper than what I'm doing which is this:

    For F#m I have been using this,...
  23. What to leave out

    Hey, while were on this comparison of good conversation/good listening and good playing/good listening: it is so important to listen as others have said, too. Here's some advice from Mrs. Bodhi (my...
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    amplifier tone

    I have a question that I don't think is strictly a gear question. I need an amp for my keyboard, which I only spent 500 bucks on, and here's my question:

    Will a bass amp provide as good a tone to...
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    Thanks

    Hey, thanks! By the way, the reason i ask is this: do you know the Allman Brothers' song "Melissa"? It has this F#m chord

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    followed by this G#m
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