Truefire Launches Tag Jam #1—Make Music with Larry Carlton

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Jump in to TrueFire's monthly Tag Jams and make some music with fellow students, educators, and even a few surprise guest artists—all from the comfort of your desktop!

Just download or stream the monthly rhythm track, lay down a short solo over that track on an audio or video file, and then send the file back to us. We'll do a nice slice and dice using everybody's contribution and then publish the file for your listening pleasure.

Sound cool? Tag, your up!

Turefire is kicking off Tag Jams with a jam track from Larry Carlton's 335 Blues. Larry lays down some pretty tasty comping over a Stormy Monday kind of progression in the key of A. First check out Larry Carlton's solo to get a feel then follow the directions below for recording and submitting your own solo.

Larry's Solo:

Record Your Own Solo:
Now record your own solo—this is your chance to lay down a track with Larry Carlton! Feel free to solo over one, two, or all three choruses.

Click Here to Download the Jam Track.

Recording Tip:
If you're not familiar with desktop recording software and techniques, no worries—just stream the audio file above through the speakers of your computer, plug your guitar into your amp, and play over the track while you record yourself with a webcam or microphone connected to your computer.

Submission Instructions:
If you decide to record a video, upload it to YouTube (or any other video site) and send the link to If you go with just audio, upload it to SoundCloud (or any other audio site) and send the link to


November 14, 2011

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