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Blue Bossa - Chord Melody - Key of Em

Posted by Mick Dennis on July 1, 2018 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi!

Blue Bossa - Chord Melody - Key of Em on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJoSqWZylUU

The video begins with a slow reading of the basic tab arrangement. The 2nd time through at 5:46 I am embellishing the basic arrangement and taking some "artistic liberties" with the timing of the quick melodic passages. Perhaps it was the heat of summer that caused some mental lapses toward the end of the form. I think I recovered reasonably well! In other words, Fake it till you mak...

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Pedal Demo - Old School - New School - Pink Floyd - Led Zeppelin

Posted by Mick Dennis on June 28, 2018 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Hi!

Pedal Demo - Old School - New School - Pink Floyd - Led Zeppelin on YouTube -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rd-Pla7Ooes

The equipment being used in this video:

~late 80's Ibanez Artist with a Seymour Duncan JB pickup (bridge pick-up-parallel)

~VOX Wah-Wah Model V847

~electro-harmonix small stone phase shifter (black-Made in Russia)

~ProCo Rat 2

~Tech 21 SansAmp Character Series Blonde V2 Distortion Guitar Effects ...

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Bm blues - chord shapes - blues box - pentatonic scale patterns

Posted by Mick Dennis on June 19, 2018 at 11:15 PM Comments comments (0)

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Bm blues - chord shapes - blues box - pentatonic scale patterns on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EkN9vRkztE

Please go here to get the guitar lesson sheets for this video.

In this video I am playing a late 80's Ibanez Artist in the neck position with a Seymour Duncan Jazz pickup (neck pick-up-series) with a Golden gate pick through a Custom Billm Modified Fender Blues Junior in a...

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Leadership Center County Graduation Celebration 2018

Posted by Mick Dennis on June 14, 2018 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Hi!

Below is a link for the videos of our MBS Jazz Trio performing at the Annual Leadership Centre County Graduation Celebration and Alumni Reunion.

Webpage - Leadership Center County Graduation Celebration 2018

Peace Out!~Mick

Cm-Bb-Abmaj7-Gsus - Jam Track - Cm pentatonic

Posted by Mick Dennis on June 13, 2018 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Cm-Bb-Abmaj7-Gsus - Jam Track - Cm pentatonic on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTPd-6ZF3-w

This basic riff was inspired by the book Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page. For improvising, you can simply stay with the C minor pentatonic or C blues scale. C natural minor (relative to Eb major) is also a good choice for improvising. Have fun jamming out on this track!

The first couple of pics show my basic recording setup.

The edgy pics of the Jimmy Page book were shot with the...

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Guitar - Uke - Improvising Scale Patterns - Compare and Contrast

Posted by Mick Dennis on May 31, 2018 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Guitar - Uke - Improvising Scale Patterns - Compare and Contrast on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zownL1FWJFU

Am pentatonic scale - guitar string skipping etude

Posted by Mick Dennis on May 31, 2018 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Am pentatonic scale - guitar string skipping etude on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZKRcw7GG_E

Gm7-Am7-Bbmaj7-C7 - modal pentatonics

Posted by Mick Dennis on May 31, 2018 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Gm7-Am7-Bbmaj7-C7 - modal pentatonics on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AreveFreiy0

Chord Riffing - Key of G

Posted by Mick Dennis on May 30, 2018 at 11:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Chord Riffing - Key of G on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0E3zEjCMCc

Tonal Comparison of Guitar Picks

Posted by Mick Dennis on May 30, 2018 at 11:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Tonal Comparison of Guitar Picks on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOsElF1WxGk


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