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Advanced Guitar Playing Made Simpler

Discussion in 'Tab, Tips, Theory and Technique' started by KennyWTelejazz, Feb 21, 2016.

  1. KennyWTelejazz

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    Hello Friends ,

    I had found a little time to make a new u tube video .

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    I stuck to using the basic chords and scales that everybody Knows

    Kenny
     
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    Thanks - I clearly haven't taken advantage of arpeggio.
    There are some frets on my guitar that haven't seen much action...

    Peace - Deeve
     
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    Nice arrangement simple and yet direct and to the point. I also really like the inversions you use especially the E7th with the G# in the bass.
     
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    IMHO, Arpeggios can be an excellent melodic reference tool .
    Interestingly enough once you start using them , when you add a note above or below the arpeggio a lot of melodic spice can show up in your guitar playing tool set ...
    thank you Deeve for taking the time to watch the vid and comment here .

    Kenny
     
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    Bill,

    Thank you for taking the time to listen and comment .

    Kenny
     
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    Hey thank you for posting that stuff.. I see a ton of ideals and what's cool about what your playing is you are using those Freddie Green 3 note jazz grips to get some different sounds rather than the wore down to the bone bar chords and open string cowboy chords we all use. Again Kenny thanks for sharing some cool secrets.

    Lately I've been really getting into Guthrie Trapp's guitar video's as well..He's not flashy but what he plays sure is soulful. I can see why he's so in demand as a Nashville session player.
     
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    Kenny, I did not have a chance to see the whole thing, but was immediately struck by the nice tone and touch you have..Thanks for posting.
     
  8. KennyWTelejazz

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    Hello Bill,

    I'm very pleased that my little homemade video was able to spark a few ideas for you .
    It is my sincere hope that one or two of my "little declassified secrets " may turn out to be of value to you in your guitar playing .

    Since I've spent a lot of time experimenting around with using the Freddy Green type of chord shapes in my playing .
    I may take a cue from the feedback you have given me here in this thread and do a whole new video on how to learn them easy , plus how to use them in an a variety of new ways to help spice up a persons guitar playing .
    ( that is of course if people don't mind the overall quality of my vids .Home made Lite edition )

    Thank you for mentioning Guthrie Trapp . I gave his playing and music a good listen yesterday . Very good player w a nice attitude and career ..

    After listening to Guthrie I came away happy on a few key points .
    He is very inventive , creative and his playing backs up much of what I went into detail in my vid on using the chord shapes and triads for lead soloing ..

    Also , We both seem to like using 1966 Fender Vibrolux Reverbs ...


    have a good one ,

    Kenny
     
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    Cool stuff Kenny. I like your style and subscribing to your channel so maybe I can learn it in more detail. Thanks!
     
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    John Mayer uses that chord sometimes. I like it.
     
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    Thats very cool.Thx.
    2 things come to mind...voice leading chords,and playing up and down the neck,which a previous teacher had pushed me to do,along with a whack of exercises to help me facilitate this.
    Your video has inspired me to sharpen my jazz chord facility,which i lost at some point.Practise.:oops:
     
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    ac15 ,

    Thank you for what you said about my feel and tone .
    I was concerned that those important elements of my playing wouldn't come through (since all I used was the camera mic ...)

    all the best ,

    Kenny
     
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    dqami

    Thank You for subscribing to my channel .

    It is very possible that I may be putting up a new video in the next few days ...
    I have taken some of the feedback I have gotten here and online pretty seriously .
    I hope to key in on a few topics people have mentioned ..
    ex voice leading , Freddy Green style chords ..things along those lines in detail .

    Yeah , if folks are OK with home made low tech videos I will continue to post .

    Chances are I will post them here in this thread as a courtesy since they will be all about the topic of Advanced Guitar Playing Made Simpler .

    all the best,

    Kenny
     
  14. KennyWTelejazz

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    When I was younger I used to play with acoustic piano players a lot .
    That's were I first heard it and I couldn't figure it out ...LOL
    Cool Chord I like It ..
    all the best ,

    Kenny
     
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    Thanks Kenny. I've been a pentatonic player for years and closely related to what you are saying. Good stuff and appreciated.
     
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    Thanks for posting and the kind words .

    What I'm about to say may be a little bit out there , if you get value you do ,
    if you don't Oh well maybe next time around ...

    A lot of guitar players are kind of preconditioned to think of guitar chords and voicing s as a fret board moment that is frozen in time ...

    I don't ,
    I think of guitar chords and chord voicing s as a place I may want to start from .
    A place I may want to end up at , or a place I may want to just be passing through on my way someplace else in the music ...

    I am more than willing to explain that concept for those of you here that may here be interested .

    all the best

    Kenny
     
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    Kenny your playing is great! I have the computer hooked up to the p.a. system in the classroom here at school where I teach (I can take lessons too . . . one is always a student - never can learn it all) and the sound is great. This is some of what I teach my students, tho more advanced. The video keeps freezing at 5 minutes, I refresh it but it starts over and freezes at the same place again). Fortunately the sound keeps going, so I can follow along.

    Thanks for this! :D
     
  18. KennyWTelejazz

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    OK guys , I will be back later to respond to a couple of member posts here I couldn't get to since the forum was undergoing maintenance

    I notice that my opening post got munched and that my video no longer shows... .

    lets fix that

    Advanced Guitar Playing Made Simpler



    While we are at it I'm very proud to present my second video ...

    I did this new video just this weekend ...

    Advanced Guitar Playing Made Simpler Part 2



    I hope you enjoy
    Kenny


     
  19. KennyWTelejazz

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    Hot Dan ,
    I'm glad you enjoyed where I was coming from .
    Yes, there's a whole world of exciting things that can be done using pentatonic scales and harmony ....
    I'm looking to go deeper .

    thanks for the listen

    Kenny
     
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    Nice work Ken!
     
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