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Flat 9 Scale?
Started by Mark Puetz
2 replies, latest 3 months ago

Anticipating Fingering changes
Started by Karen Wyatte
4 replies, latest 4 months ago

First Recital
Started by Dennis Hands
2 replies, latest 4 months ago

Strap Buttons
Started by Nigel Brown
5 replies, latest 4 months ago

Got 10 Minutes But Don't Know What to Practice?
Started by Jeremy Casey

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Mark Puetz

Flat 9 Scale?

Guitar Players, HELP I came across the "Flat 9" scale, based on the harmonic minor, recently. I like the "gypsy" sound of it, but am having a hard time understanding it. I believe it starts on the 5 of the harmonic scale and the formula is:...

Posted 5 months ago - 2 replies, latest 3 months ago


Karen Wyatte
Karen Wyatte

Anticipating Fingering changes

I've been working on a lot of gypsy-jazz melodic lines to solo over different chord progressions. I've been wondering how to anticipate changes in fingering so shifts in position will be smooth?

Posted 6 months ago - 4 replies, latest 4 months ago


Dennis Hands
Dennis Hands

First Recital

My guitar teacher has organized a recital for all his students on July 26. I've played a couple times at church, but this will be my first recital. Suggestions?

Posted 5 months ago - 2 replies, latest 4 months ago


Nigel Brown
Nigel Brown

Strap Buttons

Why don't the manufacturers put strap buttons on or have pre drilled placements as standard? All three of my guitars had only one strap button, which has meant dropping them off to the local music shop to fit the additional button. I may be missin...

Posted 6 months ago - 5 replies, latest 4 months ago


Jeremy Casey
Jeremy Casey

Got 10 Minutes But Don't Know What to Practice?

We've created a series of free videos that can be used as part of your daily guitar practice routine. Each video is roughly 10 minutes long and walks you through different drills, exercises, progressions, and more. The idea is that with focused pr...

Posted 5 months ago



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