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melodic vs. chordal guitar playing
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ryan Stephens Mar 31, 2009.

 

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Fingerstyle players

This is a group for fingerstyle players of all types, from Hedges disciples to Chet channelers.
May 14, 2012
Jim Walters replied to RIchard Burrell's discussion Composing instrumental acoustic guitar pieces discussion
"wow . . . that is beautiful. I have heard so much chunk a thunk guitar over the years (since the early sixties) that I have forgotten just how personal and lovely a guitar can be to a guy with talented fingers . . . very nice indeed."
May 6, 2012
Ryan Stephens replied to Jim Walters's discussion melodic vs. chordal guitar playing
"Think Joe Pass."
Mar 31, 2009
Jim Walters replied to Jim Walters's discussion melodic vs. chordal guitar playing
"thanks Ship. I'll take it over there."
Mar 25, 2009
Ship of fools replied to Jim Walters's discussion melodic vs. chordal guitar playing
"Here is a great place to start with. http://celticguitartalk.com/phpBB/viewforum.php?f=10&sid=aa7d75abcca38ef74aa6e4f07c005bbb and another great chord chart for that D tuning and as you can see very little in actual open tunings…"
Mar 25, 2009
Jim Walters posted a discussion

melodic vs. chordal guitar playing

Hi . . ..new guy, but old (from the hippie days) guitar junkieanyways since I retired from home building and started building guitars I thought it would be nice to really begin to play one. I have been finger picking and goofing for many years. . . . but not on a serious level. I'm onto DADGAD now and absolutely loving it (celtic) music.Question: It seems when using open tuning you lose the need for chords . . . (you know, you pick a chord in EADGBE like C and play the notes around it to form…See More
Mar 25, 2009
Jim Walters joined Travis Steele Nevels's group
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Alternate Tunings

Discussions regarding the use of alternate tunings, and how alternate tunings can enhance the musicality of guitar music.
Feb 25, 2009
Jim Walters is now a member of Acoustic Guitar Community
Feb 11, 2009

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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician, Guitar maker
How many years have you been playing guitar?
More than 30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I purchase copies at newsstands/bookstores

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