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Sangria Days

Sangria Days

“Jazz? Really? I didn’t know you could play jazz.” I can’t play jazz, actually. “Bass guitar? I didn’t know you could play the bass.” Uhh….well…I don’t really know how to play that big hunk of wood either. But I’ll give it a shot. “Do you know how to make sangria too?” Hell, yeah! I think […]

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Does Creativity Have Standards?

Electric guitar on fire being immersed in water.

You know that recording that you just did? It sounds pretty solid. Your timing was pretty good, you played a few decent licks and overall, it turned out fine. Guess what? Throw it in the trash. Yep, that’s right. Bin it. Start over. “Wha…wha…whaaat?”, you may ask. “But my recording turned out fine.” Well… “Pretty good”, “decent”, and […]

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July 1, 2012

Song: The Traveller. Collecting Masks. Unrepeatable.

Godin Guitar and Carr Rambler Amp

A longer improvisation. Strange notes and chords, occasionally tried to experiment with different picking styles and full chord vibrato. Odd contrasts. Spontaneous key changes. Consistently inconsistent, and at times, challenging to the ear. I remember reading or hearing somewhere that playing one “off” note doesn’t ruin your song: It depends on the note you play […]

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