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March 13, 2019

Here is a quick tip to help you play major scales.

WWHWWWH

Whole Step
Whole Step 
Half Step
Whole Step 
Whole Step 
Whole Step 
Half Step

All major scales are structured this way regardless of key.

For example C Major

C-D Whole Step
D-E Whole Step
E-F Half Step
F-...

March 13, 2019

Today while cleaning my garage closet where I keep all my older music gear I uncovered something special!  I found my first upgraded alto saxophone mouthpiece.  This is really a cool piece.  My first teacher pointed me toward this new company called SR Technologies.  T...

March 9, 2019

Just got a great new harmonica and chose a Hohner Special 20 in the key of A.  When playing guitar and singing, I often capo the second fret.  When you play a G Major chord in this key the sound produced is an A major.  You need your harmonica to match the key you are...

March 9, 2019

Here is a Neil Young song I really enjoy.  Check it out!
This great harmonica solo inspired me to go out and purchase another harmonica haha  You can never have too many... I currently have one in G, C, D, and A.  When choosing a harmonica, always keep in mind what key...

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