minor scales

Minor Scales for Piano

Whether you’re completely new to the piano or have been playing for decades, having a solid grasp of what minor […]

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The Dorian Mode

If you’re at all interested in making or even just understanding music, learning things like the Dorian mode is a […]

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Bass Scales

If you haven’t already learned why scales are important, you might think that they’re not anymore special or important than […]

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bass technique

Bass Tutorial

For some reason, some people (mostly non-musicians) look at most bands and see the bassist as the least important element, […]

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Jazz Scales: The Pentatonic Scale

Pentatonic Scale The pentatonic scale gets a bad rap sometimes. Maybe because it’s simple; far from the most complex scale. […]

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Guitar Speed Exercises

If you’re completely new to playing the guitar, you’re probably just starting to explore playing things like simple chords, scales, […]

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circle of fifths

Circle of Fifths

Some people like to think of music as being colors, shapes, or tastes. Personally, I prefer to think of it […]

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Beginner Guitar Solos: Getting Started with Improvisation

There’s no greater feeling than going to a music store to pick out your first guitar, going home, and holding […]

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Piano Fingering Exercises: Scales, Chords, and More

The piano is an instrument capable of producing an impressive variety functions within music. Musicians use the piano’s keyboard to […]

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Guitar Exercises Every Guitarist Should Practice

To a complete beginner, the world of guitar chords, riffs, and exercises might seem daunting or just downright impossible to […]

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