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Forum: Bandleading 08-13-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 482
Posted By Sean0913
You know sometimes life happens. Commitments and...

You know sometimes life happens. Commitments and obligations happen at the speed of life. And sometimes you have to realize that your order of priorities aren't just like theirs. So does that make...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-12-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By Sean0913
Keep teaching. Part of becoming a good teacher...

Keep teaching. Part of becoming a good teacher is discover what your style is, how you communicate with your students, and that can only come with more time and exposure to teaching. I've been...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-12-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By Sean0913
Take Jazz studies. That way you can learn this...

Take Jazz studies. That way you can learn this language. Real Books may be a rude awakening for someone that hasn't used them before. I'm not sure that's great advice for a self taught player. ...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-12-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,882
Posted By Sean0913
Truthfully, I don't think you are wrong as you...

Truthfully, I don't think you are wrong as you think you are, and I can see that you've tried to compose yourself with decorum and respect and we get all that, and further more, you've been pretty...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-11-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,882
Posted By Sean0913
To echo what the others have said and to add my...

To echo what the others have said and to add my own 2 cents. Being able and willing to play a simple repetitive line, IS an indcator of musical maturity.

One way we used to audition drummers is to...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-07-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 829
Posted By Sean0913
Cool, I'm going to call you right now and offer...

Cool, I'm going to call you right now and offer you guitar lessons, because...well, you know, it's the appropriate thing to do when calling about electrical repair.

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk 08-06-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By Sean0913
The basics would be playing the roots of chords. ...

The basics would be playing the roots of chords. Have you played bass to any gospel songs?

I think you overvalue your role when you say "enhance hymns". You're not doing that. You're adding a...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-06-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 905
Posted By Sean0913
Yeah but look at nearly every Bluegrass musician...

Yeah but look at nearly every Bluegrass musician ever....it's never stopped any of them from playing.

:haha:

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk 08-06-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By Sean0913
Liam, Ever think maybe you're starting too far...

Liam,

Ever think maybe you're starting too far up the hill from where your present abilities lie? What do you expect really? Does this sound like anything you've studied or done previously? Have...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-06-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,193
Posted By Sean0913
I'm a pretty corrupt guy, what can I say? :) I...

I'm a pretty corrupt guy, what can I say? :)

I dunno, JP, I sent a Power Tab file, it's the closest music notation like thing I have. I can screen shot the "score" and I mean that in a very...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-06-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Sean0913
It's frustrating, isn't it? I feel your pain. ...

It's frustrating, isn't it? I feel your pain.

What impresses me the most, is your attitude though. From my perspective, you hve the mindset and the correct attitude to succeed, you just need the...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-30-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 488
Posted By Sean0913
I don't see how you can sight read and not know...

I don't see how you can sight read and not know where the notes are on the fretboard. Can you explain that?

I think if you progress far enough on the reading side, you will know the notes on the...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-30-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By Sean0913
Yep - This. It's not an artificial harmonic at...

Yep - This. It's not an artificial harmonic at all. It takes a bit of a knack to get that 2nd harmonic to register from a slack string. Just keep at it. I first ran into this with Joe Satriani on...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-28-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By Sean0913
Yeah I've recently been drooling over some high...

Yeah I've recently been drooling over some high end botique stuff. I'm jonesing for a Headstrong Lil King S or a Glaswerks 25w Zingaro.

At some point you realize that as a musician, your trade is...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-28-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 749
Posted By Sean0913
Can you elaborate on that? I'm not being...

Can you elaborate on that?

I'm not being elusive, but I'm just not clear on what you're asking, probably because I don't know what a "description" of the way is without teaching "the way". But...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-28-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 749
Posted By Sean0913
I got you, and that's fine. You mentioned that...

I got you, and that's fine. You mentioned that for you, it might take way longer, and that you might be doing it wrong, and while I wouldn't say that your way is "wrong" per se, I get your point...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-27-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By Sean0913
I first tried the Trio at a jam session with a...

I first tried the Trio at a jam session with a couple of my students Saturday night. My verdict....My new Trio arrives on Wednesday.

Overall some good thoughts. I think though my own...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-27-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,959
Posted By Sean0913
Sorry, I have to call this out. That's a...

Sorry, I have to call this out. That's a half-baked statement at best. It really is a subjective call. Generally people that say they can play anything, can play at least some things rather well,...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-27-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 749
Posted By Sean0913
Possibly. I'm speaking from personal experience....

Possibly. I'm speaking from personal experience. I teach this, online and for a living. If you do exactly as I say you can learn it very quickly where the outcome is 2 seconds or less.

You're...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-27-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,095
Posted By Sean0913
Hey, To be honest, you might be a good candidate...

Hey,

To be honest, you might be a good candidate for learning music theory. 10 years a player, might be time to move things to the next level knowledge wise!

So let's go over your questions, but...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-27-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 749
Posted By Sean0913
Get the troll!!!! Best, Sean

Get the troll!!!!

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk 07-24-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 749
Posted By Sean0913
Because it only takes 2-3 days to learn if you...

Because it only takes 2-3 days to learn if you spend 10-15 minutes on it a day.

And the dividends of knowing the notes on the neck are quite huge the further you get into guitar.

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk 07-24-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,959
Posted By Sean0913
I know of no one that has lots of experience,...

I know of no one that has lots of experience, that isn't also talented. No one.

Best,

Sean
Forum: Musician Talk 07-19-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 474
Posted By Sean0913
I'm going to have to say that the articulation...

I'm going to have to say that the articulation and music didn't move me. It's like the technique was fine but it just felt like you weren't adding to or saying anything more, musically or...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-16-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,059
Posted By Sean0913
So you want an opinion only if it's unique and...

So you want an opinion only if it's unique and has some difference to something another person already stated? You don't want an opinion if it's merely in consensus?


Advice and teaching are not...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-15-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 379
Posted By Sean0913
Not so much a set rule, but it's not a bad idea...

Not so much a set rule, but it's not a bad idea to do them in root triad order. Many notes can be doubled or occur more than once. Generally the Root is the bass, and the higher extensions are the...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-15-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,059
Posted By Sean0913
So let me get this right: Are you asking for...

So let me get this right: Are you asking for opinions or not? Because you seem to get a little defensive, when people tell you things that you don't want to hear.

You mention an anaolgy of a...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-14-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 793
Posted By Sean0913
Yes. I have had my students not only start bands...

Yes. I have had my students not only start bands within 2 years but open for famous musicians and touring acts. It all depends upon the commitment, and work you put into it. These guys all did...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-14-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 1,555
Posted By Sean0913
It's a terrible artificial analogy. How many...

It's a terrible artificial analogy. How many woodworkers can you name that are of note and talent that do not know what a saw is called?

Exactly. And how many woodworkers of note do you know of...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-14-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 1,555
Posted By Sean0913
Finally, we have someone that came to the thread,...

Finally, we have someone that came to the thread, listened, asked questions, worked it out and now he gets it.

:five: :cheers:

Being humble enough to listen and be teachable is a great quality...
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