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Forum: Musician Talk 07-01-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By wolflen
re: reading/finding notes...I look for the...

re: reading/finding notes...I look for the highest and lowest notes in a passage-several bars--and determine the position/direction-up or down the fretboard-I need to be playing in..so for me...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-29-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 274
Posted By wolflen
as jet said..study the major scale until you...

as jet said..study the major scale until you understand it ... study diatonic harmony-basically using the major scale to form chords within the scale..and their relationship to each other..if you do...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-27-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 281
Posted By wolflen
gold..thats pretty cool..saw that twist technique...

gold..thats pretty cool..saw that twist technique long ago..the effect was a percussive drum roll type thing for a military marching band..I never thought of how you would "write" it..and now I...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-27-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 526
Posted By wolflen
do what you like the most..at first..after when...

do what you like the most..at first..after when you KNOW the fretboard and scale patterns in ALL keys..you will be able to use any and all patterns..actually at that point..patterns disappear..

but...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-23-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 695
Posted By wolflen
dark...the amount of information given to you in...

dark...the amount of information given to you in this thread would keep you busy for the better part of a year..don't be overwhelmed by it...as with anything complex..take small bites digest slowly...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-23-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 405
Posted By wolflen
diminished theory= three scales/four tonic chords...

diminished theory= three scales/four tonic chords -- augmented theory=four scales/three tonic chords...and yes you can blend them together to address ALL..major-minor and dominant chords..alot of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-22-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By wolflen
there are some you tubes of MK and co doing the...

there are some you tubes of MK and co doing the song...the way he plays while singing is quite amazing..crisp clean and tasty runs and chords..there is also a vid of him playing with chet...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-16-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 548
Posted By wolflen
all styles have "master players" that...

all styles have "master players" that take the style into another level..when you see/hear them perform you "know" the style has been transcended and they are playing music that crosses all styles..i...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-12-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By wolflen
long ago the staple singers & dad used to do...

long ago the staple singers & dad used to do a sync clapping thing..very cool..not as easy as it looks .. you have to understand where and what the "and" is
Forum: Musician Talk 06-11-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 508
Posted By wolflen
here ya...

here ya go..

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=guitar+tunings+chart&id=3712D2169053CAFF623153C9ECF3A51DCD844327&FORM=IQFRBA
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-09-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 695
Posted By wolflen
ok..learn inversions...on each set of...

ok..learn inversions...on each set of strings..lets start with triads 1-3-5 chord notes

example: Key of G - first set of strings-6 5 4
Notes-G B D-Strings 6 5 4-open-Frets 3 2-open
Notes-B D...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-03-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,096
Posted By wolflen
for me context is the guide...playing with a...

for me context is the guide...playing with a singer who plays 4-5 chords on his guitar..I will play more..add fills..extend arpeggios..use bass lines..if there is a bass player involved..i will play...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-01-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,771
Posted By wolflen
learning theory "second hand" may be a...

learning theory "second hand" may be a more accurate way of describing the process..


how bout that..
Forum: Musician Talk 06-01-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By wolflen
as the above folks have said..with experience you...

as the above folks have said..with experience you will "hear" what the piano is doing..and not feel lost..if you hear "lots of chords" it could be just a series of inversions of just one chord..which...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-01-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,771
Posted By wolflen
hmm..self taught is a bit of a misnomer .. it...

hmm..self taught is a bit of a misnomer .. it implies-no outside influences or sources of information..your example of eric Clapton..again..he had lots of influences in blues and rock..and other...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-01-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 513
Posted By wolflen
^ a bit raw but accurate...all of questions asked...

^ a bit raw but accurate...all of questions asked have been answered..more than once!
Forum: Musician Talk 05-31-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 513
Posted By wolflen
do you mean this--- And just I have no idea how...

do you mean this---

And just I have no idea how to determine the key/scale let's say for a progression eg. Em C G D
I'd have no idea what to do. And I'm not interested in searching for...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-31-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 513
Posted By wolflen
[QUOTE=Billie_J]But I just don't know why I used...

[QUOTE=Billie_J]But I just don't know why I used the major formula 1-3-5 to find the chords, why not the minor one or even the diminished one? Why is it the major one? And again I might be...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-30-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 692
Posted By wolflen
amen..a plagal cadence will do that to ya..

amen..a plagal cadence will do that to ya..
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-28-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By wolflen
Zaphod is correct...its context...what chord...

Zaphod is correct...its context...what chord comes before and after will define its function and the name of the chord..

example-Should Bmi7 be called D6?:

G Bmi7 Emi7 Ami7 D7 GMA7 this is a I...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-28-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 692
Posted By wolflen
sound very "church" Amen feel ..plagal...

sound very "church" Amen feel ..plagal cadence..works for me...as its definition is a IV to I the minor being also the iv..and its function is the same in this case..
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-21-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By wolflen
! What can I do, besides switching to a wound G...

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What can I do, besides switching to a wound G and say goodbye to bending on this string? I'm actually wondering if barre chords can ever be perfectly in tune on an electric guitar because of that...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-21-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By wolflen
nature has a way to reshape your hands..so ted...

nature has a way to reshape your hands..so ted greene has said on several occasions..very wide interval stretches and using middle and upper parts of the finger to hold down more than one note are...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-20-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 405
Posted By wolflen
only you can answer that...how does it sound/do...

only you can answer that...how does it sound/do you like it..?? if you like it then yes...any two chords could work together..depending on the context (voice leading etc) the chord names do not have...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-17-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By wolflen
forget how fast you can play..learn music not...

forget how fast you can play..learn music not speed..find the triads of all major and minor chords on ALL sets of strings..and find ways to connect them..do this in all keys..and find ways to go...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-16-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By wolflen
I doubt it was "intentional" I remember...

I doubt it was "intentional" I remember well my teacher would punch out a series of chords..name them..play them..and then realize..ohh that E13 chord is really just a 9 chord..then he would cross...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-08-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By wolflen
if the chord rings true..thats what matters..in...

if the chord rings true..thats what matters..in time you will discover many different ways to play the same chord...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-04-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,422
Posted By wolflen
when I first started to get serious about...

when I first started to get serious about music..i was frustrated by my own limitations..i didn't know how to play the sounds in my head .. I grew up watching jazz guitarist make sounds that were...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-03-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By wolflen
yep.. alan holdsworth has said..(paraphrase)...

yep..

alan holdsworth has said..(paraphrase) ..it takes about two years to learn a scale..

does he mean just the seven notes? well..no..he means-take the scale and the chords from it (triads and...
Forum: Rock & Indie 04-24-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 428
Posted By wolflen
three notes from albert king would put some of...

three notes from albert king would put some of those named to shame..alan holdsworth would put all of them to shame..satch-via and govan are in a different world
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