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Intonation: By Ear

Developing your ear: I have tried different approaches to developing my ability to hear notes accurately. Beats: When you tune a note against another one and they are close but not quite in tune, ‘beats’ are produced. These beats slow

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Intonation

Howdy everyone, it’s been a long time since I posted. Not for want of trying but because I was having problems with my blog software..88| and I call myself a web developer 😳 Intonation: Intonation, playing in tune, is a

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Free Jazz

oh yeah, baby! I got involved with some crazy South London cats last weekend, and before I knew what was happening we were in a rehearsal studio, freaking out with some free jazz improvisation! They were a great bunch of

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My New Universal

I picked up my little Universal 12 string last weekend. A long time in coming and a lot of work done in preparation (moving from three picks to four, watching an *awful* lot of Jeff Newman instructional videos about C6

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Tuning by Harmonics

This information is courtesy of James Crowbear, taken from the British Steelies website Before tuners, tuning by harmonics was the way start by tuning your Es ( 4&8 ) w: pedals A&B down to 440, 441 or 442 whichever you

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