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  1. You know very well that you cannot go too far in...

    You know very well that you cannot go too far in any direction of theory discipline without crossing paths with another.
    Counterpoint is theory but more from the point of view of multiple voices....
  2. I studied counterpoint for five years and in the...

    I studied counterpoint for five years and in the beginning it seemed like a lot of rules. I did not understand at first because I wanted to be free to compose without rules. The more I learned and...
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    Starting on any root note just start skipping...

    Starting on any root note just start skipping notes. I find that it is a good practice to learn how to play your scales by skipping notes that way your fingers get trained to form triads, chords or...
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    This tres Cubano converted from a Seagull Parlor...

    This tres Cubano converted from a Seagull Parlor Guitar has been a real gem . Note the hand-made custom bridge.

    http://www.losboleros.net/pics/seagull.jpg
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    Sticky: Got to love this old thread. ;) In my world...

    Got to love this old thread. ;)

    In my world V-i is all that exists. Harmonic minor and Dorian are king.
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    Practicing to a clave has been the best for me....

    Practicing to a clave has been the best for me. It opens up the possibilities of melodies that include up-beats instead of all down-beats. The best solos in my opinion have that change rhythm. Even...
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    I love it! Especially the El Manicero ending. :)

    I love it! Especially the El Manicero ending. :)
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    The ear is the final judge. The I, IV and V...

    The ear is the final judge. The I, IV and V chords are commonly replaced with minor chords in many songs. In the case of the I chord, you can just switch to a minor key without sounding weird. :)
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    I am also a salsa dancer and I hear this used ain...

    I am also a salsa dancer and I hear this used ain Cuban music all the time. You may be dancing to 2-3 clave but although the clave never changes, the chorus could be 3-2 clave. Because I am aware of...
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    Welcome aboard!!!

    Welcome aboard!!!
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    Still a great site...

    Keep in mind that a lot of viewers do not reply, they just read. This is still the best place to search for music related questions and get your answer. Whether it's Jazz, rock, Cuban music (as in my...
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    It's been a few years, How has that beautiful...

    It's been a few years, How has that beautiful tres Cubano treated you? Are you playing Cuban music like Cuban son or traditonal salsa?
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    Nice Jon, El Manicero is my ll time favorite...

    Nice Jon, El Manicero is my ll time favorite melody! :)
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    On another note... I just saw the new movie Jack...

    On another note... I just saw the new movie Jack @$$... I thought it was nicely done but the book was better! :D
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    Why do you think there can only be one key t a...

    Why do you think there can only be one key t a time? Just for the sake of simplicity? Because it's easier to keep track of perhaps?

    If for example the key was natural Am and the particular chord...
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    No Jon, actually my post has a lot of truth to...

    No Jon, actually my post has a lot of truth to it. I have found... (later in my career) that when in the key of C major, there is nothing really stopping me from giving it that Am or C6 tonality. It...
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    In this case, the E is frequently embelished from...

    In this case, the E is frequently embelished from Eb... but then... You really can embelish any of the notes of any scale anyway. :cool:
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    In response to your original question... It's...

    In response to your original question...
    It's not so cut and dry which key you are in many of the times. Is it C major or is it A minor. Well If the if there is no Am chord you would definately say...
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    There are different blues keys. In the case...

    There are different blues keys.

    In the case of C7 then C D E F G A Bb C
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    The thing about the guitar is that we can see...

    The thing about the guitar is that we can see these patterns and simply apply them to all keys. Major and minor keys have the same shapes, just located three frets apart.
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    Well because Yngwie is not a modal player, I am...

    Well because Yngwie is not a modal player, I am guessing that what he means is more related to the different fingering patterns that apply to the particular key.

    So yes... you need to know the...
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    band arguments

    Well I guess it's just my only gripe. A lot of guys argue when I tell them what time to show up to the gig. We usually set up our own PA system and that realistically adds one to one and a half hours...
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    you can take a classic melody that everybody...

    you can take a classic melody that everybody knows well and execute it so the first part comes in late. Later you can rush some of the ending and make the whole thing sound genius.

    I would not...
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    This is very untrue. I have never heard of any...

    This is very untrue. I have never heard of any religeon that hated music. There are a lot of Catholics here and they do enjoy music. I would have to say that the guitar is the favorite instrument as...
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    It's all important of course and dipping in from...

    It's all important of course and dipping in from different angles can help you to see the big picture.
    I tend to place a large importance in learning the triads within a scale and learning them...
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