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Forum: Musician Talk 04-29-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,625
Posted By TeenWolf
Sorry if this is a cheap response, but... Pretty...

Sorry if this is a cheap response, but...

Pretty much all jazz chords...You've recognized the major and minor 7th's. I'd also say major and minor 9th's, the augmented and diminished, dominant...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-26-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By TeenWolf
Strings specifically for fingerstyle Jazz

Hey,
After searching the web and the forums, I couldn't find out if there are acoustic strings made specifically for fingerstyle jazz.

I have a steel-string acoustic guitar and I want strings made...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-06-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By TeenWolf
Cliched progressions/basslines, by name?

Hey, I am trying to find a comprehensive list of (what I believe are called) cliched progressions.

For example, after doodling, I stumbled across a familiar sounding Fm, Fminmaj7, Fm7, B9 descending...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-06-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By TeenWolf
I don't recall the exact name of the scale :o ,...

I don't recall the exact name of the scale :o , but the best way to explain it would be a mix of the major scale with some minor pentatonic notes in it as well. If you can recall the "Climb on the...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-22-2007, 09:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 981
Posted By TeenWolf
I don't know what level player you are, but try...

I don't know what level player you are,
but try some of Zeppelin's tunes.

Also, Alice's Restaurant by Arlo Guthrie.

Also Classical Gas.

And if you're up for it, House of the Rising Sun
Forum: Musician Talk 02-21-2007, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By TeenWolf
LOL, points duly noted. How could I turnaround...

LOL, points duly noted.

How could I turnaround from Am to to Emaj7???
Forum: Musician Talk 02-21-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By TeenWolf
Okay, so I take it it is acceptable to change...

Okay, so I take it it is acceptable to change keys in a song.

Then how do I get back to the original key (when I start off with an Emaj7) from, for example, the E9 then Am7 chord. What kind of...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-21-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By TeenWolf
Unintentional Key change, is this okay?

I'm happily struggling to write my first jazz tune, having little to no musical theory whatsoever.

Emaj7, Am9 Am7, Emaj7, Am9 Am7, C#9, F#m, B9
Emaj7, Am9 Am7, Emaj7, Am9 Am7, ***E9, Am7

Okay, so I...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 02-16-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By TeenWolf
Isabelle (Is the rhyme pattern too monotonous?)

Isabelle...
Darling Isabelle.
For you my heart still swells.
Wishing, Wond'ring,

What if I...
Brought stars down from the sky.
Would you be satisfied?
Would you want more,
Forum: Musician Talk 01-30-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By TeenWolf
Play a small coffee house or even in front of...

Play a small coffee house or even in front of some friends to get your confidence up. A guitarist is only as good as the songs he learns, so just focus on the selection you're gonna play w/ your...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-30-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By TeenWolf
To start off, learn scales in terms of A or E. ...

To start off, learn scales in terms of A or E. Then move those shapes up or down on the neck to satisfy the key of a song.

The C shape is also useful, especially with major scales.
The G shape is...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-30-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By TeenWolf
I, too, am no theory expert, but I think he comes...

I, too, am no theory expert, but I think he comes up with some of those chords via substitution.

To me, Am sounds like C just as Em sounds like G.
And D9 sounds similar to D7.
And Dm9 sounds kind of...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-16-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By TeenWolf
Ella's "Let's Do It", Bbm7-5 sounds off

Hey,
I love Ella Fitzgerald's take on "Let's Do It". I only found one tab for it and it just gives the names of chords. It says it's in D, but I capo'ed it at the 3rd fret to make it key of F (to...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-14-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By TeenWolf
Take 5 arrangements

Hey,
Not to toot my own horn (actually, yes...to toot my own horn), but after an evening of practice I've almost got Take Five (tab of David Brubeck Quartet's version) down pat! Such a fun song to...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-13-2006, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By TeenWolf
Since when is a B not a B?!

Long story short, a saxophonist came over to jam with two of my friends and me (bass, drums, and guitar). We established a key to jam in, say G.

The sax played his G and it was off by a whole note,...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-12-2006, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By TeenWolf
In order to capo that high, you're going to need...

In order to capo that high, you're going to need quite a strong clamp on the neck.

I think we can all agree that, yes, you will have to buy a capo.

However, if you're really desperate, try a small...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-08-2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By TeenWolf
I tried your 7th chord and it sounds wonderful...

I tried your 7th chord and it sounds wonderful with the Am.

Anyone else have any tips on Jewish-ish music?

The fun for me is finding a great chord progression, but I need to know what chords are...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-07-2006, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By TeenWolf
Thumbs up E. European (Jewish) chord progressions

Hey,
After watching "Everything is Illuminated" with Elijah Wood, I'd like to explore Jewish (more generally, I guess Eastern European) music.

I googled it and found that modes 1, 4, and 5 of the...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-01-2006, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 448
Posted By TeenWolf
I'm not doubting you, however, why is it that a c...

I'm not doubting you, however, why is it that a c major scale sounds like it fits?
Forum: Musician Talk 12-01-2006, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 556
Posted By TeenWolf
Corny and flat sounding, yes... Loads of fun,...

Corny and flat sounding, yes...
Loads of fun, YES!

www.wholenote.com's groove builder, a site for those who do not have access to recording equipment :)
Forum: Musician Talk 12-01-2006, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 448
Posted By TeenWolf
Would Gm / C, a chord progression also known...

Would Gm / C, a chord progression also known as Santana's Crutch, be in the key of C? It could, right?
Forum: Musician Talk 11-30-2006, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2,827
Views: 43,927
Posted By TeenWolf
I have two chords for you (I don't know the...

I have two chords for you (I don't know the answer to either):

From the Beatles' "'Till There Was You", key of F: xx5355. is it a C9 of some sort?

Secondly, from a song of mine, key of Dmaj7...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-30-2006, 11:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 443
Posted By TeenWolf
Stevil, I think you answered your own question. ...

Stevil, I think you answered your own question. Changing the key a whole step is a very common emotional climax. Although I haven't experimented with key changes, I believe a half-step key change...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-23-2006, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By TeenWolf
Along with Jazz, which may be more than one can...

Along with Jazz, which may be more than one can proverbially chew, a lot of...ballad rock (?) uses those chords.

I've got seven words for you...Elton John, Billy Joel, Ben ****ing Folds.

They...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-23-2006, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By TeenWolf
Jazz? What scale, chromatic?

I'm interested in buying a harmonica, but I'd like it to be very versatile. In a perfect world, my harmonica would be able to play:
-Blues (minor)
-Country (major)
-Jazz (I know nothing about jazz,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By TeenWolf
Effect that "morphs" between octaves?

I'll try my best to explain it, and I wish I could point you towards a specific song's solo but I can't.

I would like to know the effect that makes a guitar sound very nasal, like a wah that is half...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2006, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By TeenWolf
I'm pretty sure you just take a root and play...

I'm pretty sure you just take a root and play that power chord.

Am => A power chord.
Bmaj => B power chord.

I'm not sure about the more "ambiguous" chords like dim, aug, and maj7's. They pretty...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-17-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By TeenWolf
Hagstrom Viking Deluxe Semi-Hollow

Hagstrom Viking Deluxe Semi-Hollow
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-17-2006, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By TeenWolf
How much is enough?

Hey guys,
Right now I have an Epiphone LP Special II, but I'm looking to upgrade. I have $10,000 but I'm not sure what guitar is best for me.

I play everything from Hendrix to Stevie Ray Vaughan,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-14-2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By TeenWolf
A wah is very fun. I bought the lowest end...

A wah is very fun. I bought the lowest end Dunlop CryBaby (~$60). It's very easy to "fake" a great sound, that is just rock your foot back and forth and jam! Also, you can get neat boosts by...
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