Work for PRS from Biz Journals It''s a good time to have stud luthier skills... We recently told you about the new jobs at Gibson? Now, PRS is hiring

Work for PRS

from Biz Journals


It''s a good time to have stud luthier skills... We recently told you about the new jobs at Gibson? Now, PRS is hiring 60 people as it expands its Stevensville, Maryland factory.

Epiphone Catches On

from Gear Trap


Looks like Epiphone finally decided to cash in on the popularity of its Valve Jr. amp for modding with an upcoming "Valve Jr. Hot Rod," featuring pre-installed modifications. Good for those who don''t solder, but doesn''t it kind of defeat the amp''s original appeal?

Dave Matthews'' Sax Player Dead

from Yahoo


You probably recognize LeRoi Moore as the guy with dreads and a saxophone in Dave Matthews'' band. He passed away after an ATV accident in June.

Beginnings of a Luthier

from Minnesota Post


Always looking for a new custom builder to check out? Here''s a cool story. David Seaton began building guitars as a way to mentally recover from a devastating strom that felled a bunch of trees where he lives. Now he continues to build beautiful acoustics in Minnesota with local materials.
John 5 on How He Gets Old-School Tones from His Metal-Friendly Tele | The Big 5

Plus, find out which guitar hero the Rob Zombie sideman “begs and pleads” with you to listen to.

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Intermediate

Beginner

  • Develop a better sense of subdivisions.
  • Understand how to play "over the bar line."
  • Learn to target chord tones in a 12-bar blues.
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Playing in the pocket is the most important thing in music. Just think about how we talk about great music: It's "grooving" or "swinging" or "rocking." Nobody ever says, "I really enjoyed their use of inverted suspended triads," or "their application of large-interval pentatonic sequences was fascinating." So, whether you're playing live or recording, time is everyone's responsibility, and you must develop your ability to play in the pocket.

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