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    I find that a day or two of 'vacation' does...

    I find that a day or two of 'vacation' does wonders to my playing from time to time.
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    ... or perhaps because it resembles the curves of...

    ... or perhaps because it resembles the curves of the female body ....
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    Agreed. Most of my compositions starts more or...

    Agreed. Most of my compositions starts more or less with harmony first. Then melody screams to be discovered.
    I would say that both approaches have strong and weak points.
    Since I compose mostly...
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    Thank you Jon. That was illuminating. I guess I...

    Thank you Jon. That was illuminating.
    I guess I tried to over-think it.
    On the other hand, this piece demonstrated to me, how much cooler it is if you compose melody first and the harmonize it...
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    May I recommend some doom metal like Draconian....

    May I recommend some doom metal like Draconian.
    I mean, when you are down you can go all the way. ;)
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    II-V-I (First four bars) Ok, I get that. I...

    II-V-I (First four bars)

    Ok, I get that. I feel a fool, but I thought that it could be ii V I or ii V i. It's the first time that i see it as II v I. But obviously it works.

    i-VI-bVI (Next...
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    Thank you. I will reply further when I manage to...

    Thank you. I will reply further when I manage to digest the post. :)
    I guess it will take me a while to go through it ...
    In the meantime, here is the link to the original version by John Scofield:...
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    Great to have you here, Victoria. I was a regular...

    Great to have you here, Victoria. I was a regular here in the past, but absent last two years or so. That is because I learned so much here that I had to be off and absorbed it.
    Now I am back for...
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    You can always quit and regret .... tomorrow. But...

    You can always quit and regret .... tomorrow. But today ... today you play.
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    Keep Me In Mind

    Here is the lead sheet of John Scofield's 'Keep Me In Mind':
    http://www.oocities.org/bourbonstreet/5580/KeepMeInMind.pdf

    Since I know what I could/should play over each chord I can solo over the...
  11. Thanks, great reading.

    Thanks, great reading.
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    Who can add anything interesting to what Jon, Jed...

    Who can add anything interesting to what Jon, Jed and Malcolm had already written.
    Listen to Miles Davis - So What, or better the whole 'Kind Of Blue' album, to hear vamps and modality used in good...
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    Neither. They have diminished 7 (half step down...

    Neither. They have diminished 7 (half step down from m7, equal in distance as M6 but different note name.



    They are names. Phrygian dominant (1 m2 M3 4 5 M6 m7) comes to mind just now. I don't...
  14. :rolleyes: Perhaps you should check your own...

    :rolleyes: Perhaps you should check your own tutorials?
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    You can add arps from other chords in the key:...

    You can add arps from other chords in the key: Ebmaj7, Abmaj7#11, Bb, Bb7, Dm7b5.
    Over minor chord you can play its parent minor scale, or dorian, or phrygian, melodic or harmonic minor. While C...
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    Yep.

    Yep.
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    Wellcome.

    Wellcome.
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    Wellcome.

    Wellcome.
  19. Wellcome, trainwreck.

    Wellcome, trainwreck.
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    Wellcome. Don't feel intimidated. There are no...

    Wellcome. Don't feel intimidated. There are no studid questions, only missed opportunities.
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    Wellcome.

    Wellcome.
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    Always wise to find good things in everything.

    Always wise to find good things in everything.
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    Hello.

    Hello.
  24. Actually, you can discuss instruction guides ......

    Actually, you can discuss instruction guides ...
    I do my backing tracks using GuitarPro 5, you can also use this software for slowing down while practicing. I recommend it.
    As it was mentioned, no...
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    Jack, this sounds like a spam.

    Jack, this sounds like a spam.
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