Ep166 Q&A Rhythm and Timing - Horizontal Pentatonic Patterns - Bass Note Selection - Violin Etude 2
Guitar Music Theory
by Desi Serna
1w ago
In episode 166 of the Guitar Music Theory podcast, I answer listener questions about rhythm and timing, playing horizontal pentatonic patterns, selecting good bass notes, and more. I also recap my recent gigs and discuss how I prepare for performances ..read more
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Ep165 Preparing For Huey Lewis Tribute Band Gig
Guitar Music Theory
by Desi Serna
1M ago
In episode 165 of the Guitar Music Theory podcast, I prepare to play upcoming gigs with the Huey Lewis and The News tribute band, The Heart of Rock and Roll. I walk you through the process I go through when I'm reviewing for a show and discuss the songs I'll be performing. ? What do you SPECIFICALLY need to do to play guitar better? Answer the questions about your playing at https://www.GuitarMusicTheory.com and get FREE custom video instruction calibrated to your current level. The Heart of Rock and Roll info and schedule: hueytribute.com  ..read more
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Ep164 Nashville Studio Drummer and Music Producer Scott Williamson
Guitar Music Theory
by Desi Serna
1M ago
In episode 164 of the Guitar Music Theory podcast, I interview Scott Williamson, a top-tier studio drummer in the Nashville area for decades. In addition to his drumming career, Scott is a mixing engineer and music producer. He'll provide insights into life as a studio musician, answer listener questions, and reveal his favorite guitar parts. ? What do you SPECIFICALLY need to do to play guitar better? Answer the questions about your playing at https://www.GuitarMusicTheory.com and get FREE custom video instruction calibrated to your current level ..read more
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Rolling Stones 500 The Beatles
Guitar Music Theory
by Desi Serna
2M ago
Let It Be is known as The Beatles’ breakup record: the one where squabbles among John, Paul, George, and Ringo began to overtake the music, resulting in their darkest, most divisive set of songs. In our season 2 premiere, Paul and Ringo join best-selling author and Rolling Stone writer Rob Sheffield to take us step-by-step through the making of the album, from the failed back-to-basics concept to the famous 1969 rooftop gig to the bitter feud over producer Phil Spector’s involvement. Listen only on Amazon Music. Listen to Rolling Stone 500: http://wondery.fm/RS500_Music_Theory ..read more
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Ep160 Improvise with Refugee
Guitar Music Theory
by Desi Serna
2M ago
In episode 160 of the Guitar Music Theory podcast, I demonstrate a technique for improvisation over jam tracks, drawing inspiration from the iconic song "Refugee" by Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers. Leveraging guitar licks from renowned tracks like this can infuse your improvisations with creativity and flair, elevating your playing to new heights. ? What do you SPECIFICALLY need to do to play guitar better? Answer the questions about your playing at https://www.GuitarMusicTheory.com and get FREE custom video instruction calibrated to your current level. #musictheory #musictheoryforguitar ..read more
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Ep159 Every Type of Seventh Chord and How to Use It
Guitar Music Theory
by Desi Serna
2M ago
In episode 159 of the Guitar Music Theory podcast, I discuss every type of seventh chord and how to use it. Seventh chords are made when you extend a triad with an additional third. There are five qualities of seventh chords that appear in music. They are Major seven, Minor seven, Dominant seven, Minor seven flat five (a.k.a. Half diminished), and Diminished seven (also called fully diminished). I explain how these chords are built and which familiar guitar songs use them. I play songs from the Eagles, the Doobie Brothers, Garth Brooks, and more. ? What do you SPECIFICALLY need to do to play g ..read more
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Ep158 The Harmonic Minor Scale and How to Use It
Guitar Music Theory
by Desi Serna
3M ago
In Episode 158 of the Guitar Music Theory podcast, I discuss the harmonic minor scale and its use in familiar guitar songs. This includes common harmonic minor chord progressions and how to incorporate the scale in your lead lines and guitar solos. For more information, see my book Fretboard Theory Volume 2  or my video course Fretboard Theory Video Pro Pack. ? What do you SPECIFICALLY need to do to play guitar better? Answer the questions about your playing at GuitarMusicTheory.com and get FREE custom video instruction calibrated to your current level ..read more
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Ep157 Q&A Circle of fifths - playing left-handed - Squier guitar mods - playing and singing - intervals
Guitar Music Theory
by Desi Serna
3M ago
In episode 157 of the Guitar Music Theory podcast, I answer listener questions about the circle of fifths, playing left-handed, Squier guitar mods, playing and singing, intervals, and more.  ? What do you SPECIFICALLY need to do to play guitar better? Answer the questions about your playing at https://www.GuitarMusicTheory.com and get FREE custom video instruction calibrated to your current level. #musictheory #musictheoryforguitar #guitartheory #fretboardtheory #desiserna #guitarlesson #guitarcourse #guitarteacher #guitartechnique #guitaronline #learningguitar #guitartheoryfordummies ..read more
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Ep156 Biggest Part of Me - How Does This Song Work? - Scott Sheriff
Guitar Music Theory
by Desi Serna
4M ago
In episode 156, keyboardist Scott Sheriff and I break down the song "Biggest Part of Me" by Ambrosia. We talk about the chords used in this song and how they’re based on a chromatic line cliché and include various extensions common to jazz and R&B music.  ********************************* Scott's Links Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/0oLy2MY8Qdaq4epJzOdilz?si=67856935ae5d438c  Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/biggest-part-of-me/1732619282?i=1732619284  Classic Tribute Bands https://primrose-armadillo-xkwc.squarespace.com/  ..read more
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Ep155 Q&A Modes - Rocksmith - Major Scale Patterns - Memorizing Songs - Effects Pedals - Foot Tapping - You Oughta Know
Guitar Music Theory
by Desi Serna
4M ago
In episode 155 of the Guitar Music Theory podcast, I answer listener questions about modes, major scale patterns, memorizing songs, effects pedals, foot tapping, Rocksmith, and the song "You Oughta Know" by Alanis Morissette. #fretboardtheory #guitartheoryfordummies #desiserna ? What do you SPECIFICALLY need to do to play guitar better? Answer the questions about your playing at https://www.GuitarMusicTheory.com and get FREE custom video instruction calibrated to your current level ..read more
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