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Postings - November 2014:
Eight Scales for Minor Melodies | Scale Sequencing Applications | Bass-Note Patterns Over Chords | Rhythmic Variation Exercises |

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November 07, 2014:
Eight Scales for Minor Melodies

Minor key melody is full of different options. These choices are largely based upon a combination of understanding minor harmony and intervals. Each minor scale has a series of different intervals that greatly affect the harmony and eventual melodic application. Understanding the ties between intervals, harmony and minor melody will be the key to creating solid minor key melodic ideas. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

GUITAR THEORY: Eight Scales for Minor Melodies

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November 14, 2014:
Scale Sequencing Applications

Scale sequencing is an excellent way to design attention getting lines into both composed melody and within improvised solos. This lesson breaks down everything from the basics of sequencing to ascending and descending phrases, as well as, target tones and blended scale patterns. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

SONGWRITING: Scale Sequencing Applications

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November 21, 2014:
Bass-Note Patterns Over Chords

Bass-note patterns can allow for a lot of fantastic sounding interaction between upper register harmony and lower register bass-lines. This lesson covers both fingerboard guitar theory and a few examples of how the process works. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

GUITAR THEORY: Bass-Note Patterns Over Chords

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November 28, 2014:
Rhythmic Variation Exercises

Many guitar players who are studying their improvising skills become frustrated with their rhythmic phrasing. All too often the solution to this may be found through the technical study of more complex rhythms. This lesson explores eighth and sixteenth-note rhythmic drills, as well as, triplets and syncopation. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

GUITAR TECHNIQUE: Rhythmic Variation Exercises

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