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Postings - March 2015:
Major Scale Melodies | Implied Chord Fragments | Shifting Melody by Octaves | Layering 3 Note Harmony |

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March 06, 2015:
Major Scale Melodies

Explores the creation of melody using the Major Scales within major tonality. Covers phrasing with Major Pentatonic and the complete 7-tone major scale, as well as, the identification of target tones. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

SONGWRITING: Major Scale Melodies

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March 13, 2015:
Implied Chord Fragments

Covers how larger chord shapes can be broken down into smaller versions. These small 'implied' chords not only punch through the mix better, but they can work better with the other instruments in the band. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

RHYTHM GUITAR: Implied Chord Fragments

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March 20, 2015:
Shifting Melody by Octaves

Explains how to use a few basic fingerboard ideas to relocate a melody into a new octave. Runs through the importance of being clear on scale tones, and breaks down how the scale patterns can be used along with your ear to recognize where a melody can be transferred into a different guitar neck range and position. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

SONGWRITING: Shifting Melody by Octaves

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March 27, 2015:
Layering 3 Note Harmony

This lesson covers how to create 3-Note Harmony lines using; Triads, Extended Tones and Linear /Separate Melody Lines. Examples of each type are demonstrated in the video with all TAB provided within the handout. Watch the video lesson to find out more, and Download the FREE MP3 JamTrack and PDF lesson handout for the practice examples.

MUSIC THEORY: Layering 3 Note Harmony

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