Im starting to transcribe blues licks (its frustrating but rewarding work) and I'm debating whether I should write them down or not. I was wondering what everybody on UG did and to get some opinions on whether I should write them down or not.


Flow of soul
Last edited by Flow of soul at Aug 8, 2008,
Absolutely. Not only does it obviously eliminate the trouble of memorizing them, but it makes them far easier to analyze. If you are transcribing a solo, always write it down.
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Yep. When I'm improvising and come up on something I think is cool, I'll write it down to make sure I don't forget it. Or even just a practice exercise that I think will be helpful to spend time on.
Of course, especially when transcribing.
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