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  Message number: 35714

Duh! Sorry 'bout the dom 7. Minor 7th (degree, right?, not chord). For me one of the many nice things about the dimished chord is that becau...

07/06/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 35709

Listing the diminished chord only may supply a little light: C Eb Gb A It is important to realize that this is also the A dim, the Eb dim, and the Gb...

07/06/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 35708

Another way to think of this is in terms of the parent diminished scale. The C half-tone/whole-tone scale is C Db Eb E F# G A Bb Cdim7 is made up of th...

07/06/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 35707

This is one of these areas where it all gets kinda silly. The Bb in a C chord is actually called a minor 7th, not a dominant 7th. That same Bb added to...

07/06/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 35699

You're missing the 7th. The 7th in a dim chord is double-flat (is that the right term?). So in C it is C Eb Gb Bbb (or A). The dom 7th m...

07/06/2007, by 0 replies
  Another question..

So.. Cm7b5 or C half-diminished 7 : C Eb Gb Bb(im not sure about this one,) hmm.. im confused, isn't Cm7b5 and Cdim7 the same?? cuz the...

07/06/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 35146

Hi, Those John Mehegan books good and they can give you some insight on the best ways to deal with chord changes (by numbers). However, you c...

05/19/2007, by 0 replies
  Book by John Mehegan

[sf]My piano teacher had me to purchase two series of books by John Mehegan, Jazz Improvisation and the Jazz Pianist. Are these series of books worth th...

05/18/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 34794

Actually I see both of them here, scroll down and click "lead sheets"...

04/30/2007, by 0 replies
  Need Chord Sheets

I would like chord sheets for Lullaby of Birdland and Autumn Leaves. I didn't see them available on the site. Mumphie...

04/28/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 34290

I thought about making correct scales, but was not sure to add more spice.. I will rethink this, maybe an extra lesson and test for the modes... Would C...

03/29/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 34284

about the G scale, you don't have to worry about modes, but rather start it on G. Also, I would say C Major Scale rather than just C Scale. About acci...

03/29/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 34281

>>> You might want to find a way to let folks know to click to proceed. Most will guess it eventually. <<< There already is a little ...

03/29/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 34279

Not bad for sure. You might want to find a way to let folks know to click to proceed. Most will guess it eventually. I took the second test and think I ...

03/28/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 34274

Hey thanks for letting me know! <<<<- How many accidentals does the key of G have? I suppose the answer is one, although I thought the defi...

03/28/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 34273

Hey Jan, The flash app is really cool. I only looked at test1. comments: - How many accidentals does the key of G have? I suppose the answer...

03/28/2007, by 0 replies
  help needed for checking a new website about the circle of fifth

Hi all, can you help me out? I'm putting a new website together about learning the circle of fifths and need someone with a musical background to check the...

03/28/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 34183

I like Transcribe, it's what I use when transcribing stuff.

03/25/2007, by 0 replies
  Transcribe 7

[sf]Would appreciate any comments from users of this software tool from www.seventhstring.com. I am just beginning the playback technique to identify notes...

03/25/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 33526

Don't get too bogged down in thinking about "all the stuff" you have to do, just to the next thing. Doing a transcription, such as the piano sol...

03/05/2007, by 0 replies
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