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Ha, ha! Yeah, I couldn't make those chord changes speak at Jaco's tempo. I tried but I would always end up rushing something and lose the groove.
Yeah I do.
I probably played through it 20 times before I got what I consider to be a 'credible' performance. I worked up the arrangement on this...
3 and 4 pkup Teles demonstrate that there's more to a solid body guitar's tone than the pkups. I play a 3 pkup Tele (strat middle...
Solo guitar arrangement of Jaco Pastorius' "Liberty City" from the Word of Mouth band and album.
No, I have not though I've heard about it for years.
My comment just relates to the fact that one concept and/or way of looking at a "problem" or...
Depending on how you apply it, you can spend a year on one pattern and not reveal everything.
In music (art in general), application is everything.
Baker book = awesome!
TG's Chord Chemistry is formidable but as Rowdyman mentions the 'gold' is in the chapters pre and proceeding the actual...
These are all nice but as Larry notes, we call these "vamps".
A 'turn-a-round' is typically the last two (or sometimes one) measures of a chord...
I'm sure you seen this ...
I thought you were making an off the cuff comment on the hustle and bustle of NYC ... in relation to the song.
I love the run between 0.17 and 0.22.
The parallel chromatic move after the first phrase is also particularly nice.
If you pay close attention to the chapters that both pre and proceed the chord lexicon in Chord Chemistry, you'll get more and better info than...
I did study with Ted on and off over many years.
*If you go to my YT channel I have a series of short and sweet Ted Greene lessons that are...
Minority- Gigi Gryce - solo guitar on my 1968 Ventura (Japanese) archtop.
Yes, I've read that interview.
I'm pretty sure that the famous Santana quote is about a prototype that predates SKs involvement, which, as SK...
Santana being introduced to Randall Smith and what was to become the Mk.1 was before Kimocks involvement or even introduction to Smith and...
During the piano solo, even if he is playing licks over the changes, I hear the resolve as G.
It's the only place anybody talks about the song ;)
Often not noticed is that the original piano solo is weighted to G as well.
As for the solos in that live version (that JB posted), they all have...
Yes and no.
For the record, the guy who played the solos, Ed King (RIP), wasn't from the south. He was from Glendale CA, a suburb of Los Angeles...
I stand by my original post. Horse, water, drink ...
Start to play some jazz.
Begin with "Autumn Leaves".
Gorgeous! Thank you!
4ths are cool!
Play these same shapes but instead of thinking C major, pedal a low 'A' under the chord stream. Now it has an A minor 'modal'...