Rhythm Workshop: Rhythmic Equality for All
Jul 23 2013 1:45PM
FOR THE PAST TWO MONTHS, WE’VE concentrated on applying sixteenth-note rhythms to funk and soul vamps.
Under Investigation: Frampton Comes Alive! Then and Now
Jun 4 2013 1:48PM
ALREADY A RISING STAR FROM HIS DAYS WITH THE HERD, Humble Pie, and Frampton’s Camel, Peter Frampton hit it out of the park with 1976’s Frampton Comes Alive!, a pivotal record that forever transformed the music business–for better
Rhythm Workshop: Mo' Funk
Jun 4 2013 1:41PM
ARE YOU READY FOR A REAL WORKOUT? Our last stop on the soul train focused on single, double, and triple sixteenth-note motifs, and utilized static dominant-seventh- based chords (which, of course, can be applied to any of the
You're Playing it Wrong! Over Under Sideways Down
Jun 4 2013 1:34PM
AS LEGEND HAS IT, THE YARDBIRDS hired an authentic Indian sitar player to record the intro riff to “Heart Full of Soul” in 1965, but after many unsuccessful attempts gave up and relegated the part to Jeff Beck, who tore it up on
Under Investigation: The Soulful Guitarists of James Brown
Apr 17 2013 1:37PM
BACK WHEN FUNK WAS CALLED “SOUL MUSIC,” JAMES BROWN AND HIS various groups ruled the roost. These meticulous musical outfits, which included the Famous Flames, the James Brown Band, the James Brown Orchestra, the Depps, and, of
Rhythm Workshop: Sixteenth-Note Funk
Apr 17 2013 1:20PM
TRY THIS: PUT ON YOUR HOODIE, ZIP IT up halfway, hold the pull tab like you would a pick, and then quickly and evenly within the space of a few inches, zip down and up two times.
Robot Invasion Further Experiments with Diminished Transformers
Jul 1 2010 1:00AM
IN LAST MONTH’S LESSON “Diminished Transformers,” June 2010 GP, we explored the concept of unfolding a diminished 7 chord into four dominant 7s, an idea we can attribute to Pat Martino.
GITs Dean Brown Maps the DNA of the Great American Groove
Jul 1 2010 1:00AM
“EVER BEEN TO THE EXPERIENCE MUSIC Project in Seattle?” asks Dean Brown. “You gotta go. They have that big Hendrix exhibit, and one cool thing you can do there is listen to famous Hendrix tunes with the different tracks isolated.
Under Investigation: Billy Cobham's 'Spectrum'
Rhythm Workshop: Sliding Fourths
Style Study: Buddy Guy and Guitar Slim
Rhythm Workshop: 40 Ways to Play an Am Chord
You're Playing It Wrong: "Green Oniions"
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