Monthly Archives: January 2015

“Where The Heck Are We?”: Guitar Fretboard Logic Part I

There’s nothing like trying to explain basic concepts of the guitar to a beginner to help you clarify your own musical thought processes. This is the case as I try to show my nephew some stuff on guitar. I’ve been

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Posted in Guitar Logic, Music Theory

Work Song: The Paul Butterfield Blues Band/Cannonball Adderley Quintet/The Animals

As I continue to practice on my Chapman Stick guitar, I have a list of tunes that I am currently working on and a list of tunes that I plan to work on. One of the songs that just went

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Posted in Blues, Improvisation, Jazz, Music Appreciation and Analysis

Groove Is In The Heart: Charlie Hunter Video On The Importance of Rhythm

I’ve made no secret that I’m a big fan of Charlie Hunter. What he does is amazing and unique (please check out my previous post on Charlie Hunter here: https://roymusicusa.com/2014/08/22/bing-bing-bing-bing-the-awesome-guitar-of-charlie-hunter/). The video below is from Premier Guitar magazine during which

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Posted in Blues, Improvisation, Jam Band, Jazz
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