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On his 1999 solo guitar album Fingertip Ship (Metro Blue/Blue Note), self-taught fret-master Richard
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Charlie Hunter has been working the jazz scene, or at least its fringes, for a few years now.
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In my last column, I explained the five basic chord shapes.
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ColumnsHands & Heart Lessons #2 with Steve Vai
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ColumnsBuilding Major and Minor Chords
Hey you! Stop fumbling around on the guitar like a chimpanzee with a jigsaw puzzle.
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Ear training is one of the most important and neglected aspects of being an effective musician.
ColumnsHands & Heart Lessons #1 with Steve Vai
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ColumnsUnlocking The Songs: Capo Up for Petty, Oasis, Crow and Stones
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Tom Scholz -- the guitarist, producer, chief songwriter and all-around leader of the band Boston --
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