how many of you have this app?  it rocks!  awesome practice tool, and great to bring on gigs.  it helps to have a bandmate email you a library of 800 tunes, hypothetically speaking.

on another note, just bought the bert ligon book #2.  i really love his style of writing, explanations, and the way he draws from a very broad musical experience.

check these out if you haven't already, pretty useful stuff!  no affiliations for me, just appreciate them.
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wonder if they have something like that for android?  although it's better to have a tablet for these kinds of things i would guess- hard to read a lead sheet on a 4" screen!
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yes, they have the same app on android, and yes android comes in tablet size screens :-)

see samsung galaxy tab for the best tablet on the market today, and vizio for one of of the cheapest.
it turns out, the kindle fire i bought my wife for christmas is and android. only a couple hundred bux, and a decent sized screen
i think what i want to get is a good windows tablet and then run an android emulator in it if i need android stuff.  get the best of both worlds, though i'm curious as to whether or not there are good windows tablets out there!
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i use it since 2011 with my old ipad, it comes on very handy especially when i play in a dark places. i practiced through all the four books by bert ligon i learned lot from him and i still refer to them to expand my knowledge and practice.
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