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Forum: Original Recordings 03-15-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Scott Jones
You bet! Thanks for listening to my stuff too!...

You bet!

Thanks for listening to my stuff too! It is, in fact, all I do for a living (composing, arranging, orchestrating; playing live and session; teaching, etc)! I'm very fortunate and...
Forum: Original Recordings 03-14-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Scott Jones
Good stuff! Stay with it! Listen to a ton of...

Good stuff! Stay with it! Listen to a ton of orchestral music. Get ahold of the scores and study them too.

Get this book:...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-14-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 653
Posted By Scott Jones
Build a body of work people can experience and...

Build a body of work people can experience and develop relationships with film students at colleges. If you have a decent portfolio, try and get it on a licensing site. If you are in a media town...
Forum: Cover Songs 03-14-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By Scott Jones
Wow! Thanks so much man!! I'm glad you enjoyed...

Wow! Thanks so much man!!

I'm glad you enjoyed the track!

I've been playing for 32 years. (25 years when this track was recorded).

I checked out your video clip and you sound great! I'd recommend...
Forum: Blues & Jazz 01-27-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By Scott Jones
Coltrane's GIANT STEPS - my many takes

Doing Giant Steps has been almost a past-time for me, as I have recorded the tune more than a few times.

Here are a few...
Forum: Blues & Jazz 01-27-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Scott Jones
Thanks my friend! And the guitar I was playing...

Thanks my friend! And the guitar I was playing was an Ibanez FGM, in case you were wondering.
Forum: Blues & Jazz 01-27-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Scott Jones
Thanks man! That's actually a Fender Cyber...

Thanks man!

That's actually a Fender Cyber Deluxe, running into a Standard Fender Twin (from the line out on the Cyber).
Forum: Cover Songs 01-26-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By Scott Jones
Thanks man! I checked out your video, too! Killer...

Thanks man! I checked out your video, too! Killer voice! Great version of one of my favorite classics!
Forum: Cover Songs 01-26-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Scott Jones
Great job! You've got a really great voice, man!

Great job! You've got a really great voice, man!
Forum: Cover Songs 01-25-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By Scott Jones
JAZZ- My takes on Cherokee and Coltrane's Countdown

My takes on Cherokee and Countdown from this week.

Hope you guys can take a sec and check them out.

Cherokee is more traditional, Countdown more fusiony.

The first two tracks in this...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-25-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By Scott Jones
Nice piece man!!! Not a ton of time to give you...

Nice piece man!!! Not a ton of time to give you more than that, right now, but I really enjoyed it!

My orchestral work is in my sig, if you're bored. :)
Forum: Cover Songs 01-21-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By Scott Jones
Nice work man! Great intensity!

Nice work man! Great intensity!
Forum: Musician Talk 01-21-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By Scott Jones
Ah yes, nervous energy. To be honest, I haven't...

Ah yes, nervous energy.

To be honest, I haven't been nervous in years, BUT i USE to be.

I had such horrible stage fright that I would get sick before I played, after I played, get headaches,...
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 01-19-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,247
Posted By Scott Jones
And this guy is just freaking jaw dropping....

And this guy is just freaking jaw dropping.

Alex Machacek:

http://youtu.be/BQZIj4i1Ktk
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 01-18-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,247
Posted By Scott Jones
Ben Monder. ( and NONE of this is done using a...

Ben Monder. ( and NONE of this is done using a looper. All done in the moment).

http://youtu.be/wZ57Ns-WRv0

Sylvan Luc.

http://youtu.be/FL62XqpyoqY
Forum: Musician Talk 01-17-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,505
Posted By Scott Jones
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Musician Talk 01-17-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By Scott Jones
Indeed.

Indeed.
Forum: Musician Talk 01-17-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By Scott Jones
It would benefit you greatly to immerse yourself...

It would benefit you greatly to immerse yourself in listening to the great improvisers in jazz. Literally. If you don't have a context in your head, for that type of expression, you will find it...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-17-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,505
Posted By Scott Jones
Moral of the story. I should never try to explain...

Moral of the story. I should never try to explain myself to someone who is committed to misunderstanding me.

I make no apology for anything. I've done nothing wrong.

Good day
Forum: Musician Talk 01-16-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,460
Posted By Scott Jones
3 things you HAVE to just know, and from there,...

3 things you HAVE to just know, and from there, you can access every note on the fretboard:

The musical alphabet: A B C D E F G (A)
That there are 1/2 steps between E-F and B-C (no sharp or flat...
Forum: Cover Songs 01-16-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By Scott Jones
Ha! You know, I think I had to overdub that! Too...

Ha! You know, I think I had to overdub that! Too many things going on at that point.

I was really trying to honor certain moments from the original, but do my own thing, too. it's likely I had no...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-16-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,032
Posted By Scott Jones
Another good book. Volume 2 is also...

Another good book. Volume 2 is also great:

http://www.amazon.com/Serious-Practice-Paperback-Barry-Finnerty/dp/B000MTTKSC/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1358322519&sr=1-5&keywords=barry+finnerty
Forum: Musician Talk 01-16-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,032
Posted By Scott Jones
This guy's books are NUTS! A really deep study,...

This guy's books are NUTS!

A really deep study, if you're into that sort of thing.

http://www.amazon.com/Masaya-Yamaguchi/e/B009LFNCF0/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1
Forum: Musician Talk 01-16-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By Scott Jones
Some INSANE BOOKS on improvisation

This guy has some pretty deep studies in his books.

Just letting you all know this exists.

http://www.amazon.com/Masaya-Yamaguchi/e/B009LFNCF0/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By Scott Jones
Ideas for PRACTICE TIME

First, ask yourself the following questions:

Am I open to new ideas?

>>this could be a new style of music, a new scale, a new method book...

Am I aware of my core beliefs and assumptions about...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By Scott Jones
Breaking the CREATIVE BLOCK

How to break a creative block:

The more you do something the same way, the harder it is to consider doing it differently...

Much like working out the muscles in your body, your musical mind can...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By Scott Jones
Taking your time and rhythmic understanding to the next level

This book just kills for studying time and rhythm in comping.

Description on amazon:

"This book presents a unique and comprehensive approach to polymetric applications of various rhythms over...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By Scott Jones
One of the BEST theory books you can find

A terrific book for getting your harmonic theory together.

I've had this one for many...
Forum: Original Recordings 01-15-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 613
Posted By Scott Jones
You bet! I'm all about shedding light.

You bet! I'm all about shedding light.
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,351
Posted By Scott Jones
Thanks! I truly have nothing to gain here, but...

Thanks!

I truly have nothing to gain here, but to shed light on things for young players.

I've been very fortunate and simply want to give back. Though I get paid to teach professionally, i STILL...
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