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Improve Your Jazz Chops: II V I Progressions on Guitar

Improve Your Jazz Chops: II V I Progressions on Guitar The most common chord progression in jazz is II V I. Because it is such a common chord progression you find happening over and over again in most jazz standards, it is important to that you have a collection of II V I chord progressions
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Rhythm Skills: Learn The Doobie Brothers Long Train Running

Rhythm Skills: Learn The Doobie Brothers Long Train Running “Long Train Running” is one of my favorite Doobie Brothers songs. This is one of these songs that will do wonders for your time-feel and rhythm playing skills. There are 3 main parts The main Gm7 chord funky rhythm part This is actually 2-3 overdubbed guitars.
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Fun Advanced Polyrhythm Exercises

Fun Advanced Polyrhythm Exercises Poly-rhythms is what happens when 2 or more musicians play completely different time signatures simultaneously. For example: one person plays a 3/4 rhythm while another person plays a 4/4 rhythm. This is something you really want to get good at if you love progressive rock or fusion. It’s a good skill
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Fun Open String Pedal Point Solos You Want to Know From ACDC to Randy Rhoads

Fun Open String Pedal Point Solos You Want to Know From ACDC to Randy Rhoads Open string pedal point riffs are fun picking exercises. You can also play all of these legato (series of hammer-ons and pull-offs), which are great exercises to build strength and endurance. Thunderstruck (AC/DC) It sounds like Angus does indeed pick
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My Favorite Chord: add9 with 3rd in the Bass

My Favorite Chord: add9 with 3rd in the Bass Before we get into the add9 chords: I just launched the pre-sale of 2 e-books I’m about to publish. If I can sell 400 copies of both books (i.e. 800 copies) by September 25, I will reach bestseller status this month. (50 copies already sold, 750
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