Friday, March 15, 2013

High-Strung Song No. 1

I wrote this to kind of high light the intrinsic beauty of the tuning. Mostly played on the top four strings in 6/8 time. The pattern is a very simple up and down sweep of 4th, 3rd, 2nd, 1st, 2nd and 3rd, but often sounds more complex. Notice the frequency of unisons ringing out against each other, something that would be difficult to accomplish on any instrument. Tight piano-like clusters abound as well.

I used my Larivee Parlor guitar with the high set of an Elixir 12-string set (use the remaining strings for a normally tuned guitar) and a Wegen Pick

©2013 by Tom Strahle, BMI

Monday, March 4, 2013

Exercise or Jazz Lick #2

Here's the video....

Here's the image...

All You Need To About The Music Business

Yeah, it's not in this blog, but the title says it's in this book.

It actually is a really good book letting you all the ins and outs of the business. All the ways your music can make you money.

Sunday, March 3, 2013

DIY Roadcase Video Series

For those who are handy with tools and want to save a couple bucks start here...

Part 1 of 11.