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About John McGann
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http://www.johnmcgann.com/bio.html
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Boston MA and environs
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CGDAEG, Dharma, listening, news, weather, sports, time, science facts, family/friends, humour,
Occupation:
Musician (Performer/Composer/Arranger), Educator, Author, Amateur Psychologist,

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SKYPE lessons with John McGann now available

by John McGann on Mar-12-2009 at 12:20pm
SKYPE lessons with John McGann now available!

Skype (free software at http://www.skype.com) lessons available for anyone with a fast internet connection.

Now anyone worldwide has an opportunity to meet face to face with Berklee professor John McGann
(bio at http://www.johnmcgann.com/bio.html).

Lesson content is usually student driven, based on your interests. This is a wonderful way to address technical issues such as

* right and

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CGDAEG on guitar body

by John McGann on Dec-11-2008 at 6:43am
CGDAEG has been used by Robert Fripp (of King Crimson) and his disciples via Guitar Craft for over 20 years. I decided to put it on one of my electric guitars to check it out.

As you can see, it is very mando-friendly, since:

• the bottom 4 strings= Mandocello
• Middle 4= Octave Mando


The G string on top lets you play melody between the E and G without as many stretches; allows for a closer interval on top of chord voicings.

My

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