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Blues Up The Neck! FAQs Mar 05, 2021

Along with a brisk trade in sign-ups for Blues Up The Neck!, I've also heard from a handful of folks with questions about the workshop. As a public...

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Gateway Drugs Mar 04, 2021

I took the family dog to the vet a couple days ago – it was time for her annual shots. Really, it was a total setup, and she would be well...

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Dactyls And Groove Feb 26, 2021

My weekly online songwriters' meeting has its roots in a one time New York institution, the Monday night meeting at Jack Hardy's Greenwich Village...

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The Ice Of Texas Feb 19, 2021

There has been something.a little weird about looking out the window in Austin at the snow coming down while knowing four of the five top stories...

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Standards Workshop – Last Call Feb 13, 2021

Everybody knows
The last call for signing up
Is mostly de rigeur

Nonetheless, I must
At least give everyone a chance
To take part if they like

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Three Steps To Playing The Changes Feb 12, 2021

There were a lot of questions after last month's theory workshop about, well, how do you use these scales we're talking about, to play over a chord...

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Repertoire, Writing, and a Standards Workshop Feb 10, 2021

It's February Album Writing Month (FAWM), which means that for the tenth (!) year running, I'll be playing a game with several thousand people I...

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There Is No Finishing Feb 05, 2021

Ms. Fretboard is known around the house for many things – her rhinestone eyeglasses, her mad pancake-making skills, but also her flawless...

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