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Advanced Wayne Krantz Influenced Soloing Technique

Advanced Improvisation Technique Influenced by Wayne Krantz In case you need an introduction to Wayne Krantz, here are some videos of him performing live. As you can tell, Wayne has an incredibly unique style and personality as a guitarist. While I was in Berklee, I had the good fortune to study private instruction for a
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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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Tricks & Tips to Make Your Guitar Solos Sound More Jazzy

How Do You Make Guitar Solos More Jazzy? Listen to lots of jazz It goes without saying that you will sound the most like what you listen to the most. Listening to jazz all the time will automatically lead you to improvise using the kind of melodic phrases more often that jazz guys use in
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Tips and Tricks To Make Guitar Solos More Melodic & Colorful

How To Make Guitar Solos More Melodic How do you make guitar solos more melodic? There are 2 main answers to that question. 1) Outline the chords better. For example: avoid hitting too many F notes on a C chord (the F clashes with the E note in a C chord) 2) Play less scalar
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Answers To A Student’s Questions About The Harmonic Series

Questions People Have About The Harmonic Series. These questions came from my close friend and guitar student Pascal after he read my blog about the harmonic series, which you can read here: The Harmonic Series & Its Implications on Composition. I wanted to post these questions here for anybody else who is interested in learning
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