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Forum: Musician Talk Today, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By Jet Penguin
^Because of classssssssssssssssical whoa yeah...

^Because of classssssssssssssssical whoa yeah thats where this stuff comes we can't ignore the context of the last 400 years woooooo

Also Ted Greene was obsessive (understatement of the century),...
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 11:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 951
Posted By Jet Penguin
^OP: Well then its more or less inarguable that...

^OP:

Well then its more or less inarguable that the minimum requirement for music is duration.

/thread
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 252
Posted By Jet Penguin
^I tend to agree. Those 4 chords to me are: 1....

^I tend to agree. Those 4 chords to me are:

1. F#(add9 add11)
2. Same thang off G.
3. F#9(add11)
4. A7(add11)
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 09:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 252
Posted By Jet Penguin
^Don't re-open the can.

^Don't re-open the can.
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By Jet Penguin
^Agree 100%, although without a bassline that's...

^Agree 100%, although without a bassline that's as accurate as we can get.
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By Jet Penguin
^ "and Bach to...

^ "and Bach to I"

ICWATUDIDDERE

^Maybe they didn't 'know' theory, but they still had an understanding of how melodies and harmonies behaved, and used their brains accordingly while playing. Still...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-22-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By Jet Penguin
^Only slightly. :haha That's why I said drop 2's...

^Only slightly. :haha

That's why I said drop 2's and 3's. Voice them like:

1 5 7 3 = 4 adjacent strings

OR

1 7 3 5 = Low E, and D-B strings.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-22-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By Jet Penguin
^Hey thanks man. I'm gonna do part 9 on how to...

^Hey thanks man. I'm gonna do part 9 on how to choose the right alterations and harmonies, so stay tuned.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-22-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 961
Posted By Jet Penguin
^:haha You figure out the chords yet, Ron?

^:haha

You figure out the chords yet, Ron?
Forum: Musician Talk 05-22-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By Jet Penguin
^That works too, but I should point out that A E...

^That works too, but I should point out that A E B is a quartal chord, so it can fit almost anywhere.

I always try to grab the highest extended notes I can, and prefer dropping the root over the...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-21-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,789
Posted By Jet Penguin
Total freestyle, although there's a George Van...

Total freestyle, although there's a George Van Eps tune that has the same two opening chords, I wasn't thinking about Waterfall at the time. I just played some stuff!
Forum: Musician Talk 05-21-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By Jet Penguin
^That too. Forgot about mu. I haven't heard of...

^That too. Forgot about mu.

I haven't heard of that. I'll check it out. Always good to look at a new approach.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-21-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By Jet Penguin
That doc was the product of the last time I was...

That doc was the product of the last time I was sick.

Only I would be laying in bed with a fever and go "I'm gonna figure out every enharmonic sub"
Forum: Musician Talk 05-21-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By Jet Penguin
Q&A Double Post, as usual. Also you really...

Q&A Double Post, as usual.

Also you really owe it to yourself to take each primary chord through all it's inversions, drop2 AND drop3. There's some voicings in there you either:

1. Never would have...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-21-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By Jet Penguin
Jet Talks Jazz 8: Reinterpreting Chords & Maximizing Harmonic Potential

Hey gang. It's time to kick things off again and enter into a new era of JTJ. An era focused on comping, the art of playing rhythm guitar intelligently and sophisticatedly.

But, we can't just start...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-21-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,789
Posted By Jet Penguin
Well what the hell! Hang on. How bout...

Well what the hell! Hang on.

How bout now?

https://soundcloud.com/nicco-centofanti/jet-plays-a-bunch-of-13b9s-with-a-broken-mic
Forum: Musician Talk 05-20-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 293
Posted By Jet Penguin
^Exactly. Everything's fair game.

^Exactly. Everything's fair game.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-20-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 293
Posted By Jet Penguin
What Tonto said. Don't confuse dissonance with...

What Tonto said. Don't confuse dissonance with harmonic blurriness.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-20-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,789
Posted By Jet Penguin
Not to hijack: It's definitely a more...

Not to hijack:

It's definitely a more interesting sound, because you have conflicting information in the dominant. In the HW scale, you have all 3 different indicators of resolution.

13 implies...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-20-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 293
Posted By Jet Penguin
^If You want to be harmonically clear, then avoid...

^If You want to be harmonically clear, then avoid the dissonance between the 3rd and 4th of the chord.

If there were A and B, it wouldn't be Gsus2, would it? It'd be Gadd9. (Or add2, I know Tonto's...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-20-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,789
Posted By Jet Penguin
It's a triadic superimposition that yields...

It's a triadic superimposition that yields C13(b9).

A Major against Cmaj gives us

(C E G) (A C# E)

A quick re-arraging (and spelling):

C E G (Db A)
Forum: Musician Talk 05-20-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By Jet Penguin
Oh boy. Don't start looking for a book on modes....

Oh boy. Don't start looking for a book on modes. You're gonna want a good grasp on tonal theory before diving into things. A good jazz book or classical comp book will work wonders, if either of...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-20-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 951
Posted By Jet Penguin
^This. Musical harmony is a direct result of...

^This. Musical harmony is a direct result of moving horizontal lines. Our ears perceive harmonic rhythm as linear, not vertical.

Also, with that token. rhythm probably doesn't matter either. Just...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-20-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By Jet Penguin
You're on the right track. Fmaj7 to G is F...

You're on the right track.

Fmaj7 to G is F lydian.

Fmaj7 to Cmaj7 is NOT F Lydian. Even though you have tonic -> cadence, etc., you have created a IV-I plagal cadence in C major. So this is NOT...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-20-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,789
Posted By Jet Penguin
^Yip. you don't have to nail one before doing the...

^Yip. you don't have to nail one before doing the other. They inform each other.

Bad example, but example still:

Untheoretical me, struggling to do jazz, would have never played an A major arp over...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-19-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 951
Posted By Jet Penguin
^But that's the thing. None of that exists...

^But that's the thing.

None of that exists without rhythm. Rhythm is the fundamental element of music. It's the only thing silence and sound have in common.

You can have rhythm without melody, or...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-19-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,789
Posted By Jet Penguin
My relationship with music has totally changed...

My relationship with music has totally changed when I stated really studying theory, and I can safely say that I have written and improvised things I NEVER would have thought of otherwise.

And for...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-19-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By Jet Penguin
Another thing worth looking into is just using...

Another thing worth looking into is just using the shapes you already know more creatively.

Dmaj/Em = Em11

Bm/Em = Em9

And one more for the crazies:

Eb = Em(maj7) (#11)
Forum: Musician Talk 05-19-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 373
Posted By Jet Penguin
Pentatonic scales work because they generalize...

Pentatonic scales work because they generalize the harmony in a key to the tonic triad. Any chord progression in a key can be reduced to its tonic by using a pentatonic scale based off said...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-19-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By Jet Penguin
^This. Counterpoint is multiple independent...

^This. Counterpoint is multiple independent melodies. Or, polyphony.

And yes, counterpoint can be used anywhere.
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