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Guitars and Humor

Guitars and Humor This German company makes aluminum guitar necks. They even have an all-aluminum guitar. I like the chrome, shiny, polished look. German engineering with classic, timeless design. Baguley Guitars Aluminum Neck Guitars Blue Metallic Beauty Crazy Gorgeous Burl Delft Porcelain Elaborate Carved Woodwork Eye-Catching with Classic Look Grey Red Oddity Innovative Headless Design
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The Scale With the Most Names

The Scale With the Most Names The scale with the most names is the Phrygian Dominant scale It’s scale number 1232 in the scale book I published. The Phrygian Dominant scale is one of my all-time favorite scales and scale sounds. It is the 5th mode of the harmonic minor scale. What this means is
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Tips for If You Need Motivation to Practice

Tips for If You Need Motivation to Practice I can always tell immediately when a student is starting to lose drive and motivation. That student’s energy changes over the course of a couple of weeks, progress comes to a halt, lesser positive attitudes and insecurities start to muddy up communication with the teacher during lessons.
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How to Play The “Shine On You Crazy Diamond” Intro

How to Play The “Shine On You Crazy Diamond” Intro I always thought the intervals of the main intro theme that David Gilmour plays sounded magical. Before the 4-note motif intro theme he solos over the chords: Gm Dm Cm Gm The part 4-note motif I’m talking about starts at 4:18 in the above live
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There Are No Wrong Notes

There Are Only Notes You Don’t Resolve You never have to worry about playing a wrong note. There is no such thing. There are only notes you don’t resolve. Every note you play that you didn’t mean to play is an open opportunity to take it somewhere interesting. Repeat the “wrong” note so it sounds
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