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March

Jazz

Jimmy Herring: Triple-T Threat

November 16, 2010
Jimmy herring’s deft command of the three Ts—technique, tone, and taste—have made him the toast of the jam-band scene. here he talks about his fusion roots, his vintage Super reverb mods, and the mystery tele that’s all over the latest Widespread panic album.
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Peaks and Valleys

November 16, 2010
12-bar blues in a jazzy context
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CD Review: Kurt Rosenwinkel and OJM - "Our Secret World"

September 21, 2010
Rosenwinkel pushes the envelope with Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos in his latest album
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Partido Alto: Latin Jazz Rhythm for Guitar

August 17, 2010
Partido alto is a type of funky samba that is played in more urban areas with smaller ensembles.
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Building Chops: Left-Hand Strength and Coordination

May 18, 2010
Legato Exercises for Increasing Left-Hand Strength and Coordination
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12-Bar Blues: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

April 15, 2010
Familiarize yourself with the 12-bar blues and it''ll show up in all different styles
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The Match Game: Fun With Upper Structure Triads

January 14, 2010
Triads that are contained in 7th chords, with or without extensions or tension added.
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Exotic Scales: Infuse Exciting Sounds Into Your Solos

January 14, 2010
Hungarian, Hindu and Japanese scales to infuse flavor into your solos
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A Bargain Chord

June 17, 2009
Incorporating the guitar''s easiest chords into your music
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