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    Ran across this short article and thought it worth sharing. He's talking about playing a classical piece but the principle applies to plectrum guitar too. (Fareed goes both ways.)

    A Natural Approach To Chops, Speed and Virtuosity
    "Learn the repertoire. It’s all in the songs. If you learn 200 songs, you will have no problem improvising."
    Frank Vignola

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    The Jazz Guitar Chord Dictionary
     
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    It's gotta groove. Watch a great drummer. It looks like they are dancing, seated. Flow. Finesse. Groove.
    Best regards, k

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    Quote Originally Posted by citizenk74 View Post
    It's gotta groove. Watch a great drummer. It looks like they are dancing, seated. Flow. Finesse. Groove.
    Spealking of drumming and dancing....



    "Learn the repertoire. It’s all in the songs. If you learn 200 songs, you will have no problem improvising."
    Frank Vignola

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    there's a great bay area drummer..goes by the name of- spirit-...totally outside player..but only because he's so in, that he can take it perfectly out...once saw him drop a drumstick mid playing and it landed on time!!!





    cheers

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    ...And here’s an example of rhythm leading: Fareed Haque with Goran Ivanovic — “Seven Boats”—title cut of their duo recording (and a warmer recording than the original).

    FH is playing a Danche guitar, built by Ivanovic’s father Danche Ivanovic.
    Robert Hill Long
    Ferndale California
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