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HLBM 38: Notes on the D-String – Minor League

Got in a little practice tonight. Of course its after 2 AM, so look at when it happened. Anyway, I ran the first 2 exercises in… 357 more words

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HLBM 37: Notes on the D-String - Private Eye

So I warmed up with both 12-bar blues exercises this AM and then moved on to the Notes on the D String exercises. I’m definitely getting better with them. 290 more words

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Blues Scales

Its been a while since I outlined any chords or scales. With my practicing the 12-bar blues and a 12-bar blues variant in the Hal Leonard book, it’s a good time to tie the reading in with some theory. 649 more words

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Learn Your Intervals, Using Only Showtunes! (Descending Edition)

As promised, these are the descending intervals. Ascending ones are here.

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These are notated as in their original vocal scores, and I’ve tried to stick with well-known parts of well-known tunes. 31 more words

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HLBM 36: Notes on the D-String

Following the busy day yesterday, I had a busy night last night. I worked for a bit on logic for a nursing report that classifies residents by 4 different categories of tube-feeding status combined with PO diet. 302 more words

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Learn Your Intervals, Using Only Showtunes!

This chart is for ascending intervals. I’ll do descending ones next.

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These are all in original vocal-score keys, and as notated therein. 30 more words

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