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Some Cool Lessons Taken From My Quora Posts

Answers to Questions on Quora Mid last year I started posting answers to questions on Quora. In about a year and a half time 200,000 people have viewed my posts. Here are some of the more popular posts, that people really liked. Some of them answer questions about music theory, others about performance, and so
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Fun Musician Drills, Cool Guitars and Some Humor

Fun Musician Drills, Cool Guitars and Some Humor Cool Improvisation Trick This is something I strongly encourage you to try out. Solo over one of your favorite songs or over a backing track, with an in position (7-note or pentatonic) scale, consistently leaving one string out. For example: solo with the root position A minor
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The Four 8th – Note Rhythm Permutations On 1 Beat

The Four 8th – Note Rhythm Permutations On 1 Beat This lesson is inspired on experiences with students, who were struggling understanding how to read or perform rhythms with 8th notes. The term “8th note” refers to rhythm. An 8th note is a note that lasts for 1/8th of a measure. Build upon the idea
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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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