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Category Archives: Music Theory
When an aspiring musician buys their first banjo, guitar or mandolin, they also usually are talked into buying a pictionary chord book. Such a book, lists chord after chord, in charts that are in alphabetically order. Without knowing any better, … Continue reading
“I played this much better on my own at home than in front of you.” I often hear this comment from my music students. It is their perception that they are playing well behind closed doors. In actuality, the beginning … Continue reading
In one of my guitar classes, I had a student mentioned that she never thought she’d have to learn algebra to learn music. Algebra you ask? No .. we weren’t learning algebra. We may have been applying a little geometry … Continue reading