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  practicing blues scales

Yeah, I read that somewhere else, don't know what to make of it. That's how I was taught classical, so I don't know why it doesn't work with blues/improv. ...

12/05/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 38373

Well, what I've found is that I can put the thumb down at the same time as the right. Seems to work. When I mentioned to my teacher that I was trying bot...

11/14/2007, by 0 replies
  Why isn't this board like other boards?

That way we could refer to a thread rather than a poster's name, which for most of us doesn't reveal as much info. Re: sdm w p -- 04/11/2007, 11:05:59 ...

11/13/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 34470

I took them from Randy Halberstadt's book Metaphors for the Musician. He shows nice 2-octave patterns for the right hand. Not hard to figure the left han...

04/11/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 34457

Does any one know all the fingering for every blues scale for both hands?...

04/10/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 34165

Well, you should read the first lesson which explains why an F13 or any other dominant style chord is simply called a 7th. The reason is basically this:...

03/25/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 34088

F7 is the stripped-down, minimal or vanilla symbol for the chord. In practice it's usual to decorate the basic structure with other intervals (like th...

03/22/2007, by 0 replies
  Puzzled by chord symbols

I have been playing piano for a couple of years and am just looking into Jazz stuff. I thought this looked like a nice site to work with. However, my fir...

03/21/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 32510

interesting.

01/18/2007, by 0 replies
  Message number: 31894

I think Miles David's album is called Kinda Blues, but Miles Davis' album is Kind of Blue - both great albums though :)...

12/23/2006, by 0 replies
  piano blues

Miles David, "Kind of Blue" recording has an easy song to trasncribe- Freddie Freeloader...

12/22/2006, by 0 replies
  Message number: 31817

Hey, can someone provide me a title of some simple pianoblues, which sounds good but is not to difficult to transcribe? Thank you! jerous.

12/20/2006, by 0 replies
  PLZ I need Help!!

Where can i find more simple blues notes with midi features, like those we have here on the page? Hope somebody can help. Please post a message on that pa...

11/01/2006, by 0 replies
  Thanks!!

I have found this blues lesson very simple and helpful and received peer congratulations when I played it somewhere. Just a simple run through but folks li...

10/14/2006, by 0 replies
  Message number: 28096

I'm saying play what sounds good, and most of the time it sounds more jazzy to add the 9th.

06/16/2006, by 0 replies
  PeterB

Hi, Just been looking at your`Simple Blues` practice and the chord sequeces marked at F&,C7 etc all appear to have +9ths. Are ypu saying that all Dom...

06/02/2006, by 0 replies
  Message number: 26933

I do just want to congratulate you for having created this page. I 'm very grateful to have found this page, which ,will certainly be of so much help in i...

05/03/2006, by 0 replies
  Message number: 26417

is there any basic template that i can follow?...

04/13/2006, by 0 replies
  worried

i need some one to teach me more into jazzz music...

03/10/2006, by 0 replies
  To kathink

/...some guy from philippines) Maybe this could help... Try to play the F major scale on your left hand. Say 1-4-5-4 progression or 1-4-2-5 (FM...

03/09/2006, by 0 replies
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