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Forum: Musician Talk 02-10-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By Sean0913
When someone brings a young person to me to...

When someone brings a young person to me to teach, that age, I start with a ukulele. If they can do well with a 1 finger chord, and learn some chords on a uke and some songs, and they show...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By Sean0913
I have recently come to appreciate Anytune - I...

I have recently come to appreciate Anytune - I started use it at the Academy teaching studio on My iPhone, and then I output it to a set of high end monitors when I teach. I download a song on i...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By Sean0913
Have you learned any of their songs? If I were...

Have you learned any of their songs?

If I were advising anyone, I'd say, start out with a decent amount of theory. It helps to figure out the big picture of where the songs going and what may be...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By Sean0913
I think you have a very limited understanding of...

I think you have a very limited understanding of scales. A one octave scale, say G Major..

G A B C D E F# G

If I play those notes G to G, I have played a G major scale. in One octave. If I stop...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By Sean0913
Hey Ken, I don't know what you might be doing...

Hey Ken,

I don't know what you might be doing that's different from what I do, and I can pretty much instantly figure out "most" songs, or get pretty close.

So, with your background, I don't know...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By Sean0913
You'll need to count slowly at a speed that...

You'll need to count slowly at a speed that allows you to percieve the count, but also give you time to be aware of the note. Going slow is a discipline, and doesn't come easy, because it's so easy...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 582
Posted By Sean0913
And just to add a .05 to everything they said...

And just to add a .05 to everything they said above, I see a lot of "common" tone sharing in that black section, which is a popular concept for arranging and voicing in general.

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk 01-22-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 425
Posted By Sean0913
F#m9 tuning isn't neccesarily as an aid, as it is...

F#m9 tuning isn't neccesarily as an aid, as it is a reference point. It depends upon what you know. If I saw the tuning, I could divine what chord it's tuned to. That's useful

I could use that...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-22-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By Sean0913
Appreciate all the thoughts guys. Both publicly...

Appreciate all the thoughts guys. Both publicly and privately. They have been felt and received.

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By Sean0913
Happy New Year and All That

A few months ago, I had to step away for here as I had some sudden family issues that had suddenly come center stage in my life, namely my mother had been diagnosed with cancer, and it had a rapid...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,316
Posted By Sean0913
AlanHB - Class act and Hall Of Famer UG'r in my...

AlanHB - Class act and Hall Of Famer UG'r in my opinion.

Godspeed my friend - may your success be full!

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By Sean0913
I agree with Magarra to an extent. For example,...

I agree with Magarra to an extent. For example, I teach it for the guitar and its aimed for the guitarists in its application. But the theory itself remains intact. The bb7 of C dim7 is still Bbb,...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By Sean0913
What is E Minor Lydian, a b3 and a...

What is E Minor Lydian, a b3 and a #4th?

Kidding. I don't think that you are doing anything much more than a blues scale there, my friend, especially if you add a 4th - Id see the #4 as more of a...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By Sean0913
Right, a lot of ii V I's. Good call. Best, Sean

Right, a lot of ii V I's. Good call.

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By Sean0913
Don't worry about it Liam, you've grown and come...

Don't worry about it Liam, you've grown and come a long way. I like the smarter you that you've become.

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 884
Posted By Sean0913
Great question. Do you know chord tones? You...

Great question.

Do you know chord tones? You could try isolating chord tones on the change and accenting them.

Do you know about call and response playing? Also known as Question Answer? You...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 826
Posted By Sean0913
I'd suggest emphasising chord tones, especially...

I'd suggest emphasising chord tones, especially 3rd and b7 on the change, and come up with a very solid melodic strategy in your playing when changing to the IV chord, so it feels "on...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Sean0913
Its a benefit. Why are you making it about...

Its a benefit. Why are you making it about yourself?

Even so, I'd say that many times by the end, people are tired and winding down. Unless you were the sought after famous popular headliner, I'd...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,433
Posted By Sean0913
To be honest with you, the second I responded to...

To be honest with you, the second I responded to that kind of thing, I'd have become their supplicant, and that's not what I'm about.

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk 10-25-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Sean0913
There are lots of ways. Transcribing,...

There are lots of ways. Transcribing, familiarity with pitch collections. Theory which reveals the big picture and reveals common tendencies. Knowledge opens a lot of these doors.

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk 10-25-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 310
Posted By Sean0913
Is this music composition or visual...

Is this music composition or visual composition?

Is Visual. The intent wasn't the music, it was the attending visualization.

Could we consider the shapes produced as a form of notation?

Only if...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-25-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,076
Posted By Sean0913
I haven't see that, I tend to see that the...

I haven't see that, I tend to see that the Harmonic minor tends to be the most predominant usage of a minor key/deriviative progression because of the V-i resolution being stronger. eg. Smooth, ...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-25-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 337
Posted By Sean0913
You are! And now you are on the right track...

You are! And now you are on the right track towards figuring out your own question :)

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk 10-25-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 659
Posted By Sean0913
That person means nothing to me. Nor do their...

That person means nothing to me. Nor do their points. But, what I teach, never requires more than 10 minutes of practice a day, but not because Itzhack thinks so.

@ Jet

...that all music was...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-24-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By Sean0913
Since its your song, that's your choice. What do...

Since its your song, that's your choice. What do YOU want to happen first? There is no one way.

Every answer you can think of, is the correct one!

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk 10-24-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,076
Posted By Sean0913
You know, I don't have a dog in this hunt, but I...

You know, I don't have a dog in this hunt, but I am glad Jerry is here. Although I don't follow his approach to all of this personally, I appreciate that he does. The point being that we have all...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-24-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 659
Posted By Sean0913
Great question. I see the entire thing as just...

Great question.

I see the entire thing as just bad. It's systemic. It would be hard to define one area, and say "Oh but this is okay".

It would be like entering an 82 year old grandma in a 3 mile...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-24-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 310
Posted By Sean0913
I actually liked it. It would have made your...

I actually liked it. It would have made your topic about the click more interesting to me.

Good share.

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk 10-24-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 659
Posted By Sean0913
No, but I have long held a bias as to how it has...

No, but I have long held a bias as to how it has been traditionally taught. I do believe its made far more difficult than it ever has to be. I think a lot of it is what I conceptualize the "pride...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-24-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 337
Posted By Sean0913
I think you ask a good question, but I think two...

I think you ask a good question, but I think two things would help you in understanding.

Make sure you understand intervals in more than just letter notes. A C is a minor 3rd from A and a C# is a...
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