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Sounds Hard But Is Easy: F# Melodic Minor

Things That Sound Hard but Are Very Easy Sometimes, certain things sound very hard, but are surprisingly easy to pull off. An example of this is soloing in the key of F# Most any musician would think of this as “advanced” or “really challenging”. The thought is: “Wooaww, the key of F# has 6 sharps,
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The Melodic Minor Scale

The Melodic Minor Scale The melodic minor scale is the scale you get when you raise the 6th and 7th note in an Aeolian scale up a half step. A Aeolian = A B C D E F G A Melodic Minor = A B C D E F# G# It’s easier to learn the
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Soloing with dim7 Arpeggios over dim7 Passing Chords

Soloing with dim7 Arpeggios over dim7 Passing Chords As you can learn from one of the past blogs, one of the 3 ways dim7 chords are used in music, is as a passing chord. Learn more about the uses of the dim7 chord here. The Diminished 7th Chord and How To Use It. While the
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Eruption Backwards and More Fun Stuff

Eruption Backwards and More Fun Stuff Black Folk Intimidation Black Magic Marker Guitar Personalities Trump & Queen Who’s Signature Guitar Is This? I always liked this guitar. It’s really quite innovative. Some models come with a whopping 37 frets. Yes, over 3 octaves on 1 string. The unique body design makes it easy and comfortable
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10 Riffs Every Guitar Player Should Know

Riffs Every Guitar Player Should Know Smoke On The Water (Deep Purple) Most guitar players play the “Smoke On The Water” riff with a pick. Interestingly enough: Ritchie Blackmore actually fingerpicked this. The mutes are created by hitting your (finger)picking hand down on the strings. Whole Lotta Rosie (ACDC) Most guitar players play this riff
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