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  1. Re: Books...and Specifically, Intermediate Books???

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    I got a lot of musical friends and I think it would be awesome to be able to jam with them and musical friends in the future! So I think building that level of fluency is what I'm going for.
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  2. Re: Books...and Specifically, Intermediate Books???

    I for one totally agree with JonZ's above statements, the ? is whether you want to eventually. join a band, jam, play only at home for pleasure, etc.
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    Re: Figuring out chords from sheet music?

    Wow starting with jazz would befuddle the vast majority of musicians. The first two chords here are typical jazz chords, Bbm9 and Eb9/Bb. I would suggest starting with the study of guide tones as...
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    Re: Tab of Fifths

    When I began playing 60 years ago I found finger patterns that seemed to magically blend in to the songs I was playing. I had no idea why they worked, I just used them. Eventually when I later began...
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    Re: Tab of Fifths

    This is how I see that in intervals with what I call the phone number 736-2514 or 415-2637.
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    Re: Anyone Recognize This Signature?

    Waylon Jennings?
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    Re: Bought & I Donít Even Play

    The upside down stuff would be of much more use if it were the first four strings of the guitar instead of the last four.
  8. Re: Anyone know of a website or app that will display all chord n

    This chart is all 12 keys in one like a sliderule. Make two pieces of paper (BLANK & NUT) as shown to visualize this until it sinks into your vision. I have placed the papers as if I am looking at...
  9. Re: Anyone know of a website or app that will display all chord n

    Here's a chart I made for my students that has the whole ball of wax on one page.
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    Re: Memorizing Chords and Progressions

    Here's the basic theory of which chord to play during which melody interval is being played.

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    Re: Tabs driving me nuts

    For starters in the NEEDLE rendition, leave the first string open during the first four measures and it will be more like Neil did it.
  12. Re: the Allan Holdsworth guitar approach on mandolin

    If you want to change guitar chords to mandolin chords leave the first string as this, make the note on the second string two frets higher and flip the third and fourth strings around.
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    Re: Converting guitar chords

    Here's a pic of a method to convert guitar chords to mandolin, I'll leave the explanation off. Anyone care to solve the puzzle?

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  14. Re: the Allan Holdsworth guitar approach on mandolin

    for those of us who are not aliens

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  15. Re: A few neat exercises from Sierra Hull and Reverb

    Here's a pdf of the 2nd exercise.
  16. Re: the Allan Holdsworth guitar approach on mandolin

    Here’s a vid of Jens Larsen and a transcription of the first phrase.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQGEh29gAoU

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    Re: Fingerboard Diagram

    [QUOTE fromb elbein MM: I looked at it. It's daunting but useful. There's sure a whole lot of information packed into that chard, but someone who worked through it would see the patterns.

    My...
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    Re: Fingerboard Diagram

    Here's my chart that shows the intervals of the major scale in all 12 keys. Everything that can be played can be analized using it.
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    Re: Converting guitar chords

    For the song in question give these a try.
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    Re: Tabs For Songs: How to

    Here's a chart and a web page that might help.
    https://www.secretsofsongwriting.com/2010/08/11/do-chords-limit-the-notes-i-can-use-in-my-melody/175360
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    Re: Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper

    Someone at a recording session I was at started telling Michael what key and mode the next song was going to be in and he said he hated all that stuff. He said "Just start playing it and I'll jump...
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    Re: Memorizing the neck

    Since the strings of the mandolin are tuned open to the circle of 4/5ths the whole fingerboard is locked into that sequence. If you look at the circle in the 4ths rotation it happens to spell the...
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    Re: Carter Family Songbook

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    This how I transcribe their songs.
  24. Re: Songwriting: How do YOU find your melody?

    Make a list of the chords in your song then list the notes that are in those chords and that gives you the possible melody notes that would be in your melody.
    Take for example the simple key of C...
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    Re: BG: Dominant Seventh chords

    If you don't do them when called for you are not helping to generate the "color" that is called for in the arrangement. It's just a matter of moving the root note down a whole step (two frets).
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