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70_thumb Steve marinak added to a forum topic: Jump your blues away
The Sapphire Kings did "Jumpin' Blues".  I modeled the band lineup after the original Roomful of Blues...even had 3 saxphones.  This was a live show we did at SunFest in...
67_thumb Marcusnieman added to a forum topic: Why I chose the guitar?
I'll paraphrase from my profile description:   In grade school, my dad wanted all of us kids to play an instrument in band.... clarinet and flute for my sisters, a trumpet for...
1417_thumb Bill added to a forum topic: Why I chose the guitar?
Believe it or not, back in 1976 when I was about 14 I saw the movie The Song Remains The Same. I fell in love with the guitar after that. I started taking lessons but I didn't want...
70_thumb Steve marinak added to a forum topic: Why I chose the guitar?
I started very young, and was attracted to the guitar by the bands of the time.  In 1971 I was in 2nd grade and The Monkey's were my first LP album, although I wore out 45...
53_thumb Granite777 added to a forum topic: Why I chose the guitar?
I needed a way to express myself. Living on a Farm once milking was done at night It was nice to sit on the porch and play. We were poor and an aunt give me a guitar to use but it...
6_thumb Duke robillard left a comment on: Lester Leaps In Rhythm
Well, it's like they say Forrest, How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, Practice, Practice!!!  
69_thumb Forrest left a comment on: Lester Leaps In Rhythm
Thanks for pointing me to this lesson, Duke. The subs are really nice. I have wondered what the piano behind Tiny was doing and certainly some of these must subs be in...
Icon_missing_thumb Arturonueve added to a forum topic: Nice site
I really like the site a lot.   Cool stuff to work on with excellent musicians.    Thanks a bunch,  Arthur
Icon_missing_thumb Arturonueve added to a forum topic: Fish Aint Bitin
Hey Corey,  I'm new to the site and your music.   Just bought Fish Aint Bitin on Itunes and love it.  Your my new favorite Blues artist.   Enjoying...
409_thumb Mike caren left a comment on: Cookin' Lesson 1
I did some searching on the Charleston and found this video .. great groove.   I'm enjoying the 13th chords .. thanks Duke!
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6_thumb Duke robillard left a comment on: How Long Blues Chords
Hey Mike, These swing and riff tunes are a major part of the stuff I love. I will review some tunes in this style to teach. I have an original tunes on my next jazz album in this...
6_thumb Duke robillard left a comment on: How Long Blues Chords
Hello Forrest, Now you've opened a big can of worms! Tiny Grimes is one of my favorite guitarists and a big influence on me. I have played his tunes and licks for decades. I think...
409_thumb Mike caren left a comment on: How Long Blues Chords
That's awesome.   I really like the groove of that one.  I'm embedding the video below so people can see it (if you click on the red play button and insert the YouTube link it will...
69_thumb Forrest left a comment on: How Long Blues Chords
Thanks Mike. Here is a link to his group, Cats in the Fiddle  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEQ9Sz0UCl8 He played awesome up tempo I IV V tunes, slow blues (perfectly)...
409_thumb Mike caren left a comment on: How Long Blues Chords
@forrest .. Great comment!  Thanks for introducing me to Tiny Grimes .. WOW!  Here's a video of him for people who aren't familiar with his playing to give us all more...
69_thumb Forrest left a comment on: How Long Blues Chords
Hi Duke This is a great site and I hope word gets out about it. I will tell my friends. A few years ago I heard the sounds of Tiny Grimes. Many of his tunes are based on...
68_thumb Catya added to a forum topic: Tab corrections?
  Here's one, then: In lesson 5 of Blues A Rama, the  2nd and 3rd 8th notes of the 3rd beat of the 5th measure should read 5 7 not 7 5. --Catya  
409_thumb Mike caren added to a forum topic: Tab corrections?
Absolutely, it's great to know if you see anything.  It's exactly what we want to find in Beta so we can correct.   Just let me know where you think things aren't quite...
68_thumb Catya added to a forum topic: Tab corrections?
Hello again,  Is it useful, or pesky to tell you about tab errors/corrections? --Catya
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68_thumb Catya added to a forum topic: Tab:video sync problem. Sizing
By Jove, I think he's got it! <said in whatever the heck specific British accent is suitable>   Yes, the lag was in slow mode. The first lesson was timed perfectly to...
6_thumb Duke robillard left a comment on: How Long Blues Lesson 5
Hi Mike, The idea is definiately there. It's just a matter of getting comfortable with it and not second guessing yourself. One of the main things that helps in general is playing...
6_thumb Duke robillard left a comment on: How Long Blues Lesson 5
Hi rbaginski, Thanks for the well wishes and back at ya! As far as the chords you are refering to, do you mean the backing chords at the end of the song or the punctuation of...
409_thumb Mike caren left a comment on: How Long Blues Lesson 5
OK .. here's where I am on the solo.  I've been playing it through a couple times a day this week and it's starting to come together .. still need to make it more fluid and...
409_thumb Mike caren added to a forum topic: Tab:video sync problem. Sizing
Hi Catya, Thanks for the feedback.  Glad you are enjoying Duke!  I can work with you to get the technology things in order. 1. For the lag, was this on some of the slowed...
6_thumb Duke robillard added to a forum topic: tunes
my uptempo blues shuffle "Cookin" is our current lesson. "Honky Tonk" and Pee wee Crayton's "Texas Hop" are coming soon and some blues with added chords also......
68_thumb Catya added to a forum topic: Tab:video sync problem. Sizing
er... that was the BLues A Rama series.
68_thumb Catya added to a forum topic: Tab:video sync problem. Sizing
Hi,  Thank you for the work you've put into this project. Slick.   I have two things going on I'm hoping you can address:  First, I started with...
6_thumb Duke robillard left a comment on: Blues After Hours Lesson 2
Hi Folks, This forum is a chance for me to stand on my little soapbox and talk about things that are important to me musically, besides answer your questions. So I will give you a...
 
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