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Forum: Musician Talk Today, 05:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 283
Posted By Sean0913
Nope - the world is full of stupid people. That...

Nope - the world is full of stupid people. That sounds arrogant, but, I learned years ago, people ultimately believe what they want to believe no matter what you ever say, and stupidity is a choice....
Forum: Musician Talk Today, 05:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 283
Posted By Sean0913
That's where asking questions works well....

That's where asking questions works well.

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk Today, 05:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 283
Posted By Sean0913
Yeah, as I said, you posted what I would have...

Yeah, as I said, you posted what I would have said, before me, I was just affirming what you wrote.

And my shaking my head the first time, wasn't at HIM it was at the person that gave him ADVICE...
Forum: Musician Talk Today, 05:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 283
Posted By Sean0913
To be fair, he probably DOES know the note...

To be fair, he probably DOES know the note locations on the fretboard, as he took my Notes course, earlier this year, but then he asked for a refund because although he said it was "great" it was...
Forum: Musician Talk Today, 05:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 283
Posted By Sean0913
It's not arrogance. It's when you get advice...

It's not arrogance. It's when you get advice because you cant understand a basic point and are lost and we say start on simple melodies, and you respond with, "Back to chorales", that we shake our...
Forum: Musician Talk Today, 04:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 438
Posted By Sean0913
Ab is a bVI and Db is a bII - both can be in the...

Ab is a bVI and Db is a bII - both can be in the key of C if you bring them in and resolve it.

I could go C Ab G7 and C all day long. Or C Ab Bb F Db C and see the Db as a Tritone Sub for...
Forum: Musician Talk Today, 04:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 767
Posted By Sean0913
I do. I've been teaching for years. The link in...

I do. I've been teaching for years.

The link in my signature goes to my Online Guitar/Theory School. I've been teaching students online since '09, and at my Brick and Mortar since '04.

I...
Forum: Musician Talk Today, 04:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 283
Posted By Sean0913
Yep... I hear you. Best, Sean

Yep... I hear you.

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk Today, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 47
Posted By Sean0913
Yeah, I think you are probably too fresh. The...

Yeah, I think you are probably too fresh. The amount of time that you've been playing isn't very long. You may find theres a knowledge gap when relating to her, and that can be a bit tough. But, I...
Forum: Musician Talk Today, 04:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 283
Posted By Sean0913
You said it before I did. This is the one real...

You said it before I did. This is the one real answer.

I read what he said, and just shook my head...

Hopefully he makes it more simple on himself.

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk Today, 04:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 438
Posted By Sean0913
It is not tongue in cheek. He's demonstrated it,...

It is not tongue in cheek. He's demonstrated it, and I have as well, with my students. It's not something you're going to intellectually assent to, you need to try it as he shows. Grab a looper,...
Forum: Musician Talk Today, 04:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 438
Posted By Sean0913
Try voice leading with non diatonic chords into...

Try voice leading with non diatonic chords into diatonic ones and then build the cadence. Bring outside inside, then resolve.

So in C maybe, C, Eb F G and then C, where I moved from bIII to IV...
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 438
Posted By Sean0913
I tell my students that when playing/improvising,...

I tell my students that when playing/improvising, if they hit a bad note, do it again, and now it sounds like a lick. Just continue playing in key. Joe Satriani made the point that the brain will...
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By Sean0913
Yes, learn to mute strings that aren't playing. ...

Yes, learn to mute strings that aren't playing. Study something called "chunking" or the ability to play any single string and mute everything else with the other fingers. Funk guitarists have made...
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 10:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 767
Posted By Sean0913
Great post, and great points. I especially like...

Great post, and great points. I especially like your term "pool of intervals". I'm going to borrow that term when I teach my students, because that's a great descriptive that really positions...
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By Sean0913
How are you at self discipline and following...

How are you at self discipline and following through on things consistently? Spending money for a teacher is a good motivator, because if you walk away from it you'll have nothing to show for it,...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-29-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By Sean0913
Well, understanding the key of the piece helps,...

Well, understanding the key of the piece helps, because those chords are usually part of that key.

It really depends upon you doesnt it?

If you learn basic diatonic harmony, you'll be able to...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-28-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 767
Posted By Sean0913
But modes... Kidding I agree with Xiaoxi. I...

But modes...

Kidding

I agree with Xiaoxi. I see them as a series of tendencies with various results of consonance and dissonance if followed or not. Once you understand that, and are comfortable,...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-28-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By Sean0913
Well, A good way to discover this, if you don't...

Well, A good way to discover this, if you don't know the notes on the neck, or chords.

Take that D shape.

Then decide what chord you want. Let's say it's A

So you want to move the D shape till...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-28-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Sean0913
You'll break a lot of strings if you go too...

You'll break a lot of strings if you go too high.

And if you're not playing with others, tuning relative to yourself for solo singing is okay. But people would have to seek out and "match" your...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-28-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By Sean0913
Actually, it does claim that. Scroll down the...

Actually, it does claim that. Scroll down the page and look at the right, and it says "Original Key C Major".

A music site being totally wrong in their description??

That never happens! :haha: ...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-28-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By Sean0913
I think that your post has some validity, however...

I think that your post has some validity, however knowledge of music and theory can help isolate these as well. I do it all the time.

Most of the time, these partials are just normal chords in the...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-26-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 466
Posted By Sean0913
+10

+10
Forum: Musician Talk 09-26-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By Sean0913
No. Also...You're making no sense. Best, Sean

No.

Also...You're making no sense.

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk 09-23-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By Sean0913
Check out Artist Works. Best, Sean

Check out Artist Works.

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk 09-22-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 367
Posted By Sean0913
It sounds to me, like you've been committing to...

It sounds to me, like you've been committing to just Diatonic Harmony, and that's well and good, as I think it's important to get a solid foundation before expanding upon that. You see, there's...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-22-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,329
Posted By Sean0913
I appreciate your post and review, as I have...

I appreciate your post and review, as I have quite a few Tom Hess "refugees", but you will most likely have triggered the Tom Hess apologists, who will now join UG, for the purposes of making one...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-20-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By Sean0913
I rarely respond to anything unless it's way near...

I rarely respond to anything unless it's way near the top of something I've heard or has really moved me. So that might be the case, for you. They may not have felt it was awesome, but it may be...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-20-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,231
Posted By Sean0913
Use out of scale notes for "wrong"...

Use out of scale notes for "wrong" tension. Minor 2nds and Trtones are also good for creating tension. Listen to, and analyize/learn "dark" sounding music, and figure out what happened in the parts...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-18-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By Sean0913
I write when I hear "it" in my...

I write when I hear "it" in my head.

Sometimes it's just the melody. I record whatever it is I "have" and archive it. Sometimes for years, sometimes it happens right away. I get the basic melody...
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