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Old 04-16-2002, 06:19 PM
mapletrees mapletrees is offline
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Question

Papaparm.....

What exactly is the same ol' bag?

Are we talking electric? acoustic?

I suppose it doesn't matter much....

A big rut for many people is that their introduction to the blues is based soley upon the minor pentatonic (or blues scale).....

those scales introduced as silly dots on paper....or fingering patterns....or whatever.....

they don't understand how the notes of the scales relate to the chords they are playing...

etc...etc...blah blah....



The blues scale doesn't contain any contrast of major and minor.........R, b3, p4, b5, p5, b7, and back to the root....

It's like Bert without Ernie.

Archie without Meathead.


Mix me baby.....mix me....

You want to get to the point where you understand the mixolydian as the 'home base' for dominant chords....(since dominant chords form the basis of the blues)

Easy.

then you've got a lot more colors on your artist paints blobbed all over the place whatever those things they hold while painting are......

.....that's a good sentence.....

Sarah?

Gimme cookie.
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