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3 Levels to the Guitar Power Chord!

by. Sebastian Gomez The POWER CHORD is a symbol of the guitar; of it’s character and might above other instruments. It allows anyone to pick up a guitar and star play songs within minutes! The shape of a Power Chord is simple and easy to learn and play. If you’ve never played one, try it…
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America The Beautiful

Composed by Samuel A. WardPerformed by Sebastian Gomez Today, let us remember the brave men and women who have fought, struggled, and died for the freedoms we enjoy. In our prosperity and leisure, let’s not forget or take for granted the sacrifices made by those who help to keep out lives safe; those who today…
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The Musical Mood Ring

RE-HARMONIZATION! – it’s quick and easy way to spice up a piece of music. What is re-harmonization? For simplicity, we can define it as swapping the chords in a song with new ones to create a different sound. This technique is used often in jazz music and can seem overly complicated.

This Song is Killing Me

Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa (1560-1613) was a late renaissance Italian nobleman, lute player, composer, and murderer. In music he is particularly remembered for his chromatic harmonies that were ahead of their time. Indeed the eccentric qualities of his music would not be embraced for three hundred years, chromatics not coming into their own until the Late Romantic Period.