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Postings - May 2011:
Understanding Chord Synonyms | Minor Blues Progressions | Extended 9th Arpeggios | Bass Guitar Lesson: Part 3 | Music Theory Vs. Musical Sound | Repeat Signs used in Music Charts | Pedal Tones & Re-harmonization | Playing Outside the Chord Changes | Quartal Arpeggios and Harmony |

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May 31, 2011:
Quartal Arpeggios and Harmony

Expand your lead vocabulary by producing Quartal Arpeggios by stacking 4ths. Watch the video lesson to learn more, and Download the FREE PDF lesson handout & MP3 jam track for practice examples.

Quartal Arpeggios and Harmony

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May 27, 2011:
Playing Outside the Chord Changes

There are always 5 outside notes that fall dissonant to the chord of the moment. Watch the video lesson to learn more, and Download the FREE PDF lesson handout & MP3 jam track for practicing the examples.

Playing Outside the Chord Changes

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May 24, 2011:
Pedal Tones & Re-harmonization

Adding a pedal tone on the top of a chord progression creates one of the sweetest sounds in solo jazz guitar. Watch the video lesson to learn more, and Download the FREE PDF lesson handout for the examples.

Pedal Tones & Re-harmonization

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May 20, 2011:
Repeat Signs used in Music Charts

Repeats in music charts are often very complex to Introductory and Intermediate level guitarists. Watch the video lesson to learn more, then Download and study the FREE lesson PDF handout.

Repeat Signs used in Music Charts

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May 17, 2011:
Music Theory Vs. Musical Sound

Sound came before musical names, so it stands to reason that we can create melody without all of the difficult to remember names. Watch the video lesson, and Download the FREE MP3 Jam and PDF here

Music Theory Vs. Musical Sound

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May 13, 2011:
Bass Guitar Lesson: Part 3

This lesson covers methods for playing over common chord progressions. Roots, 5ths, octaves, arpeggios and scales are all discussed. Watch the video lesson, and Download the FREE MP3 Jam and PDF here

Bass Guitar Lesson Part 3

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May 10, 2011:
Extended 9th Arpeggios

Arpeggios can be extended in a very simple way by applying octave patterns. To learn more watch the video, and Download the FREE PDF lesson here

Extended 9th Arpeggios

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May 06, 2011:
Minor Blues Progressions

Minor Blues Progressions are popular with both blues and rock players alike. To learn more watch the video lesson, and Download the FREE PDF handout here

Minor Blues Progressions

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May 03, 2011:
Understanding Chord Synonyms

There are some chords with different names but the same notes, and they can be used in place of each other. To learn more watch the video, and Download the FREE PDF lesson here

Understanding Chord Synonyms

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