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12:21 PM on July 15, 2022
Reply Elliot sparks 'n writes
1:18 PM on November 9, 2016
I'm trying to find some help..
I watched a great video by yourself explaining the principles of 7th chords 11th 13ths etc..
it seemed to be fine, everything made sense
but I've since been taking the principles into the field and trying to create the chords i see on sheet music and I'm getting the chords wrong apparently
for example "F7#11"
What 'google images' says is an 'F7#11' is totally different to what I'm getting by following these simple rules outlined in your video
This is exactly what I'm doing. 'Fmajor barre chord 1st fret' 'drop the 7th = F7' Add A# a.k.a the 11th.
I need your recommendation for an electric guitar, amp and effects etc. I am 55 yrs. old, 2 years ago I had a wild hair to learn guitar. I had no real musical background (Other than I love to listen to it and two years of piano at about 12-year-old). I traded several emails Bryan Sutton, and ultimately enrolled in the school of flatpick guitar at artistworks.com , I have enjoyed every moment of it. Bryan is awesome. There is one very important thing to me I see common with you and Bryan is a passion for the sound and the music. I remember this first time I finally flatpicked my way through wildwood flower, I got an inkling of what I feel you and Bryan feel every time you pick up a guitar. I've got a long way to go to get to where I wanna be (I wish I would have started this journey 40 years ago).
I grew up listening to the grand ole opry with my day on AM radio, Elvis, George jones, Waylon & Willie, Merle haggard Johnny Cash, Johnny Horton. But in High School Lynyrd Skynyrd, Charley Daniels and Marshall Tucker got mixed in. And then along with that some Bob Seger, Eagles and Rolling Stones got mixed in.
Dissecting the songs, I like in different genres, I think it comes down to songs with I would call some semblance of a boogie beat with bass runs.
Before end this I want to Thank You Scott for your quality video lessons and insight you provide to guys like me
Scott, I like your No BS approach. I'm 55 years old. My electric guitar purchase will be my first and maybe only, with what I've told you on a budget of a 1000-1500. What guitar and amp would you recommend? I really like the gibson s1 you made a video about.
4:54 AM on February 5, 2016
Today is February 5th, 2016 and it's the first time I've seen this page.....ever. How did all of you find this. lol I didn't even know it existed. So.....needless to say, sorry for not responding. Don't forget, my email for customer service is near the top of the home page. I NEVER, EVER check this site for order issues or customer support related stuff. That is what the email address is for. Cheers!
Reply Edwin Marshall
3:31 PM on October 17, 2015
My family and I pray for you. Get well quick we all miss you to the Worlds best Music Teacher
Hey Scott, been a while since I gave my two cents worth. For anybody trying to wade through the mountain of crap claiming the best music lessons on the web, the package that includes all of your lessons is the best deal on or off the interweb. These are deigned to let you have some fun while you are learning, if it isn't fun, why would you do it? There is no drug in the world that ever gave me the same high I got the first time I played on stage to an audience, this was 6 months after I picked up a guitar for the first time. Holy crap, you could hear the fear in my voice, but standing there while people applauded was all it took. Hooked for life. These lessons are real world lessons, you will learn how to play real music. Plus it earned me a whole new level of cool to my two daughters, these are truly groovy music lessons. An added bonus, real lessons on other instruments that allows you to use the music IQ you learned from the guitar lessons to learn to adequately add some other instruments.
I would like to request some help and insight on your opinion and experience with the music business as far as simple gig contracts or proposals and well ...just the business end of music performance if possible ... ,maybe it's not your thing to get into outside of pure music lessons but just asking since you seem to have a goodly knowledge of the biz end of it. Thanks.
6:06 AM on July 10, 2015
Hey Scott its fret zombie dig your site man... was wondering if I could upload images of my axes but I dont think I can?
Reply Jose A. Sanchez
4:50 AM on July 10, 2015
Hello Scott. I bought your download lessons package a while back. They are very entertaining and funny. I saw on your last free lessons trade video that apparently you like old coins. I have a few that I collected when I was a kid. They are gathering dust in one of my closets, so -if you like- I'll send them your way, as a token of appreciation for all I've learned from your video lessons. No need to send something back in return. I think you are a coffee drinker, too, so I could send you some Puertorrican coffee, also (I am Puertorrican and the Island's coffee is pretty good, though on the strong side).
Thanks again for the lessons, reviews, opinions and generally awesome videos.
Reply alan parker
8:29 AM on July 8, 2015
band name idea for Scott; The Geriatrics.
A.J. from Eagledale here. Just got this 12 bar blues lesson. Been in a rut playing chords only for twenty years. Got home from work, put this on , getting it. For sure . All I can say is wow. Getting every note, and then did a slide up with my old Ernie Ballsacks, and grooved my middle finger so bad .... Fuck it, can't stop now... Damn thanks man....
Hey Scott thank you for all of your help on youtube. I'm sorry to see you not posting there anymore but I am glad you are still willing to make videos here and give people lessons. I just started playing the bass a few months ago and I have watched all of your free lessons and have learned so much already. I really appreciate what you are doing and I plan to buy your lessons soon. Thanks again Scott. You're a good guy.
Hi Scott, iv'e got some guitars you like and some you don't but it's a good job we're all different. Enjoy your lessons and views. Keep well my man
Reply Vince Valiunas
1:08 AM on July 4, 2015
Could someone please point the way to the link for used guitars that Scott lists? I can't seem to find them anywhere.
Reply Marty McCann
4:46 PM on July 3, 2015
Hey Scott,i just seen your post on Will,s channel,My God man that is the lowest of the low.Absolute scum is putting it mildly.My prayers and best wishes to you and your good lady.No matter where you are you will always be groovy to me and my family.
Ok the workout video is the most entertaining ting I saw this day on the internet!
Reply Billy Hacker
3:33 PM on June 16, 2015
My collection for now,moved 2yrs ago so lookin to grow it soon.
1976 Fender Acoustic (was my fathers, he bought it new)
Carvin Cobalt C750(I bought new its my favorite to play)
Carvin Cobalt C350 (gift from my dad)
Hondo strat copy (40 bucks pawn shop 12yrs ago)
Harmony H802 (20 bucks yard sale 10yrs ago)
Washburn Bass X100B (50 bucks pawn shop 8yrs ago)
Fender Starcaster (100 bucks with amp and crap)
Peavey Blazer 158 transtube (great practice amp)
Squire SP-10 (crap came with the starcaster)
Digitech GNX-4 (does what I want)
Well cott i won the Dillion Rosie might have paid touch high but it looked so cool!
I will let you know when it arrives
3:51 AM on May 26, 2015
I'm watching your Most Wanted gig at the Escalante wedding for the 10th time https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8myrMElgB7Q . You are just a blast to watch. Amazing guitar licks and playing, and you seem so happy up there on stage....it makes me smile. Scott, you're the best!
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