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Simulating Arabic Music On Your Guitar

Arabic Music On Guitar I always tremendously enjoyed simulating the music of different cultures on my guitar. There is a certain atmosphere and mystique to the sound of Arabic music that always intrigued me. Arabic music, has a smaller subdivision than our 12 tone music. What that means is that they have more than 12
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Improv Technique: Building Your Next Phrase From Your Previous Phrase.

Repetition Of Musical Ideas Creates A Sense of Direction In Your Solo I touched upon this in a blog in the past, and I want to get a little deeper into this improvisation technique. All too often, when guitar students play guitar solos, their improvisations sound like they are meandering about without any clear direction.
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Boosting Your Rock Guitar Solo Power

Tips, Tricks & Techniques To Make Your Guitar Solos Way More Expressive. This blog will make your solos sound much more expressive. When you apply all the following techniques, you will be playing really colorful solos with a lot of personality and emotion. I feel that there is a need for following information. Most guitar
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Writing Songs IS Easy!

There is this really cool scene in the movie “Sun City”, where Dave Grohl and Paul McCartney are writing a song together. At some point, during the writing session, Dave blurts out: “Man… I wish it was always that easy!” Paul looks at him, and responds:”… but it always is!” Paul’s response sounds sincere, and
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Easy System To Memorize The Key Signatures To All Modes in All Keys

There are 2 approaches to figuring out all modes in all 12 keys. 1) Thinking relative scales: This is the system taught in music schools. When you use this approach, you count back a number of scale degree steps to the relative major scale. Then you figure out the key signature to that major scale.
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