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    I'm 45. Nothing compared to Malcolm, but still...

    I'm 45. Nothing compared to Malcolm, but still well shy of the 16-18 year old guys that are in majority.
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    Phrygian dominant I guess is what I normally call...

    Phrygian dominant I guess is what I normally call the phrygian major (or phrygian nat3 as it is called in the table below). It comes out of the harmonic minor scale.
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    Poll: I never load web-sites from people posting for...

    I never load web-sites from people posting for the first time, so I haven't looked at the program. The print shot looks cool, tho.

    How should this help me?

    Am I to write the chords to a tune...
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    What chords are you playing over? record a...

    What chords are you playing over? record a backing track in e.g. E major or a vamp of E major and F major and play over that to "learn" and internalize the phrygian major feel.
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    Nice :) All I can say is that I didn't have a...

    Nice :) All I can say is that I didn't have a sound file to listen to (not that I'd seen that neat trick anyway :rolleyes: ).


    Ok, it does feel more like D minor when I listen to the sound file...
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    F# in D minor??? C# minor and E major - same...

    F# in D minor???

    C# minor and E major - same thing
    D minor and F major - same thing
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    Chewing gum Gloves without fingertips, but...

    Chewing gum

    Gloves without fingertips, but this is a problem for all guitarists I know and no perfect solutions is found as far as I know.
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    If you'd like to try one scale for the whole...

    If you'd like to try one scale for the whole progress the normal procedure is to eliminate tones from the 12 tone scale if they clash with the chord tones.

    The chords:
    B - C#m(Dbm), B - A -...
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    I noticed that too, but it doesn't seem to be...

    I noticed that too, but it doesn't seem to be changing until the F# chord at least.

    I agree.
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    For those who are interested in Scofield music he...

    For those who are interested in Scofield music he has a lot of sheet music on his website. Cool to play from the masters own sheets ;)

    E.g.
    http://www.johnscofield.com/sheetmusic/agogo.pdf
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    And the B and the F# and the F. So Dmaj would...

    And the B and the F# and the F. So Dmaj would cover 2 of 6 chords :rolleyes:

    I'd say the tune seems to continue in E major. That will work well over the B-C#m-B-A...

    The F# could have been a...
  12. Try Transcribe! It's the best computer help I've...

    Try Transcribe! It's the best computer help I've found.
  13. Thread: Blues jam

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    A lot of great playing. I also liked the comping...

    A lot of great playing. I also liked the comping from the other guitarist a lot.
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    The chord progression of the song by Zabek is...

    The chord progression of the song by Zabek is definitely in plain major key. Long E major, then F#m, G#m, A, B, C#m and then some more. No lydian chord progression!

    Interesting examples. I'll...
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    Now I'm really anoyed about being in a hotel room...

    Now I'm really anoyed about being in a hotel room far from home and with no guitar :mad:. I'm looking forward to checking these things out in the weekend. :)
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    I found your voicings to sound great. Haven't...

    I found your voicings to sound great. Haven't checked them out on the guitar yet, so I don't know how new they are. The fourth chord in the first version was a bit dissonant in my opinion, but I will...
  17. Thread: Blues vs. Jazz

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    Thanks for a splendid reply Jon. I'll have to...

    Thanks for a splendid reply Jon. I'll have to digest the information. Very interesting. But I still feel tje jazz bit when KB is playing his solo over Chitlins. Maybe it's just because I know it is...
  18. Thread: Blues vs. Jazz

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    Re the JH EC discussion: Well, I dig them...

    Re the JH EC discussion: Well, I dig them both..., but EC became less interesting sometime after Cream IMHO.
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    Oh, I know it very well, I just didn't know it...

    Oh, I know it very well, I just didn't know it was called the Beano album :o:D
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    and that is code for what album? Edit; I found...

    and that is code for what album?

    Edit; I found it ;)
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blues_Breakers_with_Eric_Clapton
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    I haven't done a very good analysis of this, but...

    I haven't done a very good analysis of this, but I tend to see major pentatonic a lot in many (most?) old blues guitarist. Minor pentatonic took over when the brits started to play blues-rock, mostly...
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    I guess the interesting thing to discuss is...

    I guess the interesting thing to discuss is difference between jazz musicians and blues musicians play blues. Not the difference between blues and Somewhere over the rainbow ;)

    Yes, but still...
  23. Jon - how do you rip youtube videos these days,...

    Jon - how do you rip youtube videos these days, to something that you can import into transcribe? The tool we discussed some months (years) ago does not exist anymore.
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    A couple of stolen statements and quotes: ...

    A couple of stolen statements and quotes:



    FatJeff's method for transcribing
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    Notating is an art that you should master if you...

    Notating is an art that you should master if you want to share ideas with other (normally handing out sheet music to your band etc). The best way IMHO to practice notation is to transcribe and notate...
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