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E minor pentatonic scale-interval pattern hack-30 string theoretical guitar-Part 2

Posted by Mick Dennis on January 13, 2019 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

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E minor pentatonic scale-interval pattern hack-30 string theoretical guitar-Part 2 on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2feftO4yark

In this recording, I am playing a late 80's Ibanez Artist with a Seymour Duncan Jazz pickup (neck pick-up-series) through a Custom Billm Modified Fender Blues Junior in a custom designed cherry wood cabinet with a Jensen Special Design C15N speaker. I am using a Cocobolo Custom wooden pick, D'Addario NYXL Nickel Wound Strings 09-42 and a H...

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E minor pentatonic scale-interval pattern hack-30 string theoretical guitar-Part 1

Posted by Mick Dennis on January 13, 2019 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

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E minor pentatonic scale-interval pattern hack-30 string theoretical guitar-Part 1 on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LCAnBC6XwI

In this recording, I am playing a late 80's Ibanez Artist with a Seymour Duncan Jazz pickup (neck pick-up-series) through a Custom Billm Modified Fender Blues Junior in a custom designed cherry wood cabinet with a Jensen Special Design C15N speaker. I am using a Cocobolo Custom wooden pick, D'Addario NYXL Nickel Wound Strings 09-42 and a H...

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You Know I Love You - 12 string guitar - vocals

Posted by Mick Dennis on January 6, 2019 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi! Happy New Year!

You Know I Love You - 12 string guitar - vocals on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpkmivF132o


You Know I Love You


Chorus:

You Know I Love You,

this much is true.

I can't see anyone,

the way that I see you.


Verse 1:

Girl you're my everything,

Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring.

To have you next to me,

is to keep the main thing the main thing.


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Am7-D7 - diatonic 4th chords - lead guitar

Posted by Mick Dennis on January 5, 2019 at 1:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi! Happy New Year!

Am7-D7 - diatonic 4th chords - lead guitar on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfPEdSnu_LM

Am7-D7 - diatonic 4th chords - rhythm guitar video is available here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5wnSsLrsw4

In this video, I am playing a late 80's Ibanez Artist with a Seymour Duncan Jeff Beck pickup (bridge pick-up-parallel) through an Ampeg AC-12 amp.

I am using a PICKBOY Exotic Pick-horn, D'Addario NYXL Nickel Wound Strings 09-42 and a Hori...

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Norwegian Wood - solo mandolin arrangement

Posted by Mick Dennis on January 4, 2019 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

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Norwegian Wood - solo mandolin arrangement on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_URwmmw1Gjk

In this video I am playing a 1963 Harmony Monterey Mandolin with a Golden Gate mandolin pick.

The audio recording was done using Rode NT5-Matched Pair microphones into an Apogee Duet into an iPad Air running GarageBand. I am using a pair of AIAIAI TMA-2 Modular Young Guru Preset headphones for monitoring.

For audio mastering, I've added a compressor and limiter in Ga...

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Happy Birthday - mandolin - Key of C,G,D

Posted by Mick Dennis on January 4, 2019 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi! Happy New Year!

Happy Birthday - mandolin - Key of C,G,D on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BO1j-DE39FI

In this video I am playing a 1963 Harmony Monterey Mandolin with a Golden Gate mandolin pick.

The audio recording was done using Rode NT5-Matched Pair microphones into an Apogee Duet into an iPad Air running GarageBand. I am using a pair of AIAIAI TMA-2 Modular Young Guru Preset headphones for monitoring.

For audio mastering, I've added a compressor an...

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Amazing Grace - mandolin - pentatonic scales - Key of C,G,D

Posted by Mick Dennis on January 3, 2019 at 10:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Hi! Happy New Year!

Amazing Grace - mandolin - pentatonic scales - Key of C,G,D on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJTt9cAdBYc

In this video I am playing a 1963 Harmony Monterey Mandolin with a Golden Gate mandolin pick.

The audio recording was done using Rode NT5-Matched Pair microphones into an Apogee Duet into an iPad Air running GarageBand. I am using a pair of AIAIAI TMA-2 Modular Young Guru Preset headphones for monitoring.

For audio mastering, I...

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Sabbath Meets Mahavishnu - Mick Dennis Electric Guitarist

Posted by Mick Dennis on December 19, 2018 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)

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Sabbath Meets Mahavishnu - Mick Dennis Electric Guitarist on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bz-j4mkLu6U

A track from the album "Best of Mick Dennis-2007. Recorded on a BOSS BR-600 DIGITAL RECORDER with my late 80's Ibanez Artist through a Line 6 Flextone II with a Shure SM-57 placed close to the cabinet. I'm "guessing" that I might have be running through an original Bixonic Expandora. I often used Dunlop 208 Jazztone picks during that time period.

More trac...

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Chromatic Warm Up Etudes - 16 note patterns - 12 note patterns

Posted by Mick Dennis on December 2, 2018 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

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Chromatic Warm Up Etudes - 16 note patterns - 12 note patterns on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u36iGwmLcKU

In this recording, I am playing a late 80's Ibanez Artist with a Seymour Duncan Jazz pickup (neck pick-up-series) through a Custom Billm Modified Fender Blues Junior in a custom designed cherry wood cabinet with a Jensen Special Design C15N speaker. I am using a Cocobolo Custom wooden pick, D'Addario NYXL Nickel Wound Strings 09-42 and a Horizon right angle c...

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G5 Chord - Various Modes - Free Form Jamming

Posted by Mick Dennis on November 28, 2018 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

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G5 Chord - Various Modes - Free Form Jamming on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hSY24JKNaQ

Some of the basic improvising concepts used:


open G5 chord - G (x) D G D G (strings 6 to 1) is used throughout most of the recording as a jumping off point for the free form jamming.


I am using various melodic and harmonic material from the following basic key centers to create my improvisation:

G lydian - Key of D

G ionian - K...

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