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Looking at those CHEAP HARDSHELL GUITAR CASES are you? Did you know there’s better GUITAR GIG BAGS for the same cost if not less. Check This Out!
Hello gang, I thought I would do a little of what I like to call “Guitar Shop Talk”. I’m going to keep this real laid back and informal as I can. But still giving you good quality information that you could use at some point.
Now I know that talking about guitar cases and gig bags is probably not on the top of your Hit Paraders List of whats what! And more than likely you already have a solid view on this subject and if you do thats great continue reading and see if you can relate.
But if your one who thinks this is not a subject worth talking about, then let me try to save you some money! Continue reading
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How many CHORDS IN C MAJOR SCALE do you know? With out using the circle of fifths, you can determine those chords. Let Me Help You Out!
But also lets say for a moment that you know these chords already. If that is you great! this with give you the why and how of these chords.
But for a moment let me put together a scenario for you. Lets say you stumble upon an opportunity to fill in with a show band who’s guitarist is out sick. Upon your arrival the music director or band leader greets you and tells you what tunes your playing and adds that they play them just a little different. No Problem right? Till this happens. Continue reading
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Does the Pentatonic Guitar Scales scare you? Not to worry you already know them and don’t know it. How do I know that? Thats Easy Let Me Show You.
Watch Video First! Before you read the rest of this article.
This little music lesson is going to blow your mind.
But who’s teaching this lesson you ask? Well he just happens to be one of the finest music educators of our time. Lets find out! Continue reading
As a guitarist, you are probably going to be called upon to play something “bluesy” at some point or the other early on in your career.
The foundation of all rock music today (although rock also drew strongly from other genres like electric blues, folk, classical jazz, etc), acoustic blues is a musical form that originated in the African-Americancommunities of the United States somewhere around the end of the 19th century (through the work songs and field hollers of African slaves) in the cotton fields of the Deep South. PIC Continue reading
At first Modal Guitar Playing might seem foreign. Step back from your Guitar Playing and see what you’re already doing. Look at this hint!
If you’ve been playing the guitar for some time now and feel you are stuck playing solos using just the minor and major scales from start to finish, maybe it’s time to explore a little further and call on a little something called the “modes”.
Well come on! I’ll walk you through it. Continue reading
In The Study of Theory,Guitar Modes and Scales Need Not Be That Difficult. Find That One Missing Element That Gets You Through This Quick!
Learning scales and modes is something all guitarists have to do at some point or the other as it is a great way to deepen one’s understanding of the guitar.
And just like notes and chords, scales and modes are fundamental building blocks of many a great tune. What? building blocks no way you say! For a moment lets be kids again and go take a look at some blocks we can play with. Continue reading
Why Free Music Theory Lessons Online Is Something You Do Not Want. Especially If You Want To Master It and Learn It Quickly. Find Out Why Not First!
How many times have you found yourself saying, “Wish I knew how to play guitar,” just never quite got around to it cause there were always other pressing matters to attend to!
We let academics, family responsibilities and life in general get in the way, and by the time we actually get around to picking up that box guitar, we are left wondering whether it’s going to be worth the effort at all.
But I beg to differ with you, it is worth it. All you need is a clear cut direction to speed up the process. Oh! and 5 minutes of your time now. Continue reading
All music is made up of a collection of notes played together to form What is Called Harmony.
When these notes are all played together, (or when plucked individually in order, called an arpeggio) thats what makes up the chord.
A Key is a bunch of chords whose root notes form the major scale and sound great when played together (in a chord progression). For every key there is a scale, this scale consists or contains 7 notes. For every scale you have 7 chords which only contain the notes of that particular scale. Lost yet? Lets try and clear it up! Continue reading
Welcome back to Part 2 of this post I’ve put together here at Treble Clef Reviews. All about the Myths that you will encounter during your whole musical career.
Each and every day you will hear these un-truths. And whats amazing is you will start to hear of new ones coming into play the further along you go in your musical journey.
But before we go any further with this, if it’s your first time here so you can catch up please go read Part 1 of Music Business Marketplace – Myths here.
You’ll be glad you did. Now that you’ve done that lets get started. Continue reading
This is going to be but a small part of this industry that we’re going to discuss today. And this topic just might become some what of a main stay on this site. As I know that many artists/guitarist can and will benefit from the information provided.
Not only that but it will save you money and put your career in your hands, which is where it should be anyway.
Let me first say that I’m going to talk to you as though we’r just sitting around shootin the shit. And if that offends you I am sorry but hey we’re guitar players and most of us work in bands and thats just how most of us talk. So if your getting a little squeamish nows the time to leave! We’ll wait for you, as we’re going to have a band meeting are you ready?