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  Topic: Blue Bossa
peckerwood

Replies: 1
Views: 1558

PostForum: Post Your Music and Video For Review   Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 5:59 pm   Subject: Blue Bossa
working over this tune and trying to say something. i've been trying to be more rhythmically-diverse while soloing, avoiding the 16th note diarrhea of the fingers Confused

let me know what you think! ...
  Topic: C minor blues (equinox changes)
peckerwood

Replies: 5
Views: 2364

PostForum: Post Your Music and Video For Review   Posted: Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:08 pm   Subject: C minor blues (equinox changes)
thanks jazzerchick, this is hot!
  Topic: C minor blues (equinox changes)
peckerwood

Replies: 5
Views: 2364

PostForum: Post Your Music and Video For Review   Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 3:55 am   Subject: C minor blues (equinox changes)
thats great advice, thanks! i honestly never practice specific rhythms for my solos, i wing it because i'm so rhythmically ADD. i will definitely look into working on it though.
  Topic: C minor blues (equinox changes)
peckerwood

Replies: 5
Views: 2364

PostForum: Post Your Music and Video For Review   Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 1:39 am   Subject: C minor blues (equinox changes)
hey guys, i thought i'd post this since i rarely make videos of me playing jazz stuff. my playing is admittedly riffy and i'm not sinking in too deeply in this but cut but i was working over a few lic ...
  Topic: What are you guys busy with?
peckerwood

Replies: 25
Views: 16597

PostForum: The Jazz Guitar Forum   Posted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 10:26 pm   Subject: What are you guys busy with?
i've been toiling with jazz for a few years but the past 6 months i've committed a ton of time to build a strong foundation. so much of my activity has involved practicing with Band in a box, grabbing ...
  Topic: Some Benson riffage
peckerwood

Replies: 2
Views: 4453

PostForum: Other Training & Tutorials   Posted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 10:20 pm   Subject: Some Benson riffage
thanks for this, it slipped under my radar until you linked it in another thread! love his take on this, its mastery...now i have something else to practice this week Shocked
  Topic: crafting a warmup routine....seeking suggestions
peckerwood

Replies: 15
Views: 11825

PostForum: The Jazz Guitar Forum   Posted: Mon Aug 09, 2010 6:05 pm   Subject: crafting a warmup routine....seeking suggestions
thanks for the replies, everyone. i'm a gigging musician and get a decent amount of playing time with other musicians, i just don't ever get to play jazz Crying or Very sad

it's almostl ike when i ask someone ...
  Topic: crafting a warmup routine....seeking suggestions
peckerwood

Replies: 15
Views: 11825

PostForum: The Jazz Guitar Forum   Posted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 4:20 am   Subject: crafting a warmup routine....seeking suggestions
haha yes, this is definitely not my "warmup" or anything...more of an outline of what i want to get done in a 2-3 hour period.

as far as practicing over specific changes (especially alt ...
  Topic: crafting a warmup routine....seeking suggestions
peckerwood

Replies: 15
Views: 11825

PostForum: The Jazz Guitar Forum   Posted: Mon Aug 02, 2010 6:57 pm   Subject: crafting a warmup routine....seeking suggestions
so as it stands my ADD self has been able to work out of the same 2 books for the past 4 months now (ted greene's 'single note soloing' and bird's omnibook) but i know myself, and if i keep going at t ...
  Topic: Interesting notes per string idea
peckerwood

Replies: 18
Views: 13306

PostForum: The Jazz Guitar Forum   Posted: Fri Jul 02, 2010 9:38 pm   Subject: Interesting notes per string idea
awesome, i'm glad that helped! one good book i know that tackles alot of this stuff is called "speed mechanics for lead guitar" by troy stetina. it's obviously a shred-oriented book so depen ...
  Topic: Interesting notes per string idea
peckerwood

Replies: 18
Views: 13306

PostForum: The Jazz Guitar Forum   Posted: Fri May 14, 2010 5:44 pm   Subject: Interesting notes per string idea
nice observations, but what are you doing to remedy your fear of upstroke-leading string patterns (3nps)? you might benefit from simply getting your right hand in fighting form...


when i warm up ...
  Topic: Systematic approaches for 2-5-1 progressions
peckerwood

Replies: 7
Views: 5596

PostForum: The Jazz Guitar Forum   Posted: Sat May 08, 2010 2:47 am   Subject: Systematic approaches for 2-5-1 progressions
thanks, gersdal! i just spent the past hour slamming over some of those cool inversions...some of these i never would have thought of on my own.
  Topic: Improvising long lines
peckerwood

Replies: 4
Views: 5935

PostForum: The Emerging Guitar Forum   Posted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 8:45 pm   Subject: Improvising long lines
indeed! a jazz teacher once taught me to practice going up various "positions" (maybe staying within 5 frets or so) and play quarter notes up the according scale to whatever chord is being p ...
  Topic: It's all in your head - questions from a really beginner
peckerwood

Replies: 14
Views: 12273

PostForum: The Emerging Guitar Forum   Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2009 2:25 am   Subject: It's all in your head - questions from a really beginner

don't forget, don't seperate the "hearing" from the visual nature of the guitar ...sometimes i "hear" the line first, but sometimes i see it--and sometimes it's more simultaneou ...
  Topic: Thumb injury affecting my entire arm-feedback appreciated
peckerwood

Replies: 3
Views: 4835

PostForum: Hangout, Chat & Get to Know   Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2009 2:32 am   Subject: Thumb injury affecting my entire arm-feedback appreciated
for sure. i practice mainly in classical position, and i've been taking it easy as of late. i don't have medical insurance but if it doesn't steadilly get better i will go have a talk with one.


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