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DOMINATE 7 CHORDS: Which Scales Go with Which Chords?

This is the fifth in a series of articles entitled “Which Scales Go with Which Chords?” covering the Dominate 7 Chords. When improvising, it’s important to know which scale(s) to use.  Traditional Harmony usually has one scale for the entire … Continue reading

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MINOR MAJOR 7 CHORDS: Which Scales Go with Which Chords?

This is the fourth in a series of articles entitled “Which Scales Go with Which Chords?” covering the Minor ∆7 Chords. When improvising, it’s important to know which scale(s) to use.  Traditional music usually has one scale for the entire … Continue reading

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MINOR 7 CHORDS: Which Scales Go with Which Chords?

This is the third in a series of articles entitled “Which Scales Go with Which Chords?” covering the Minor 7 Chords. When improvising, it’s important to know which scale(s) to use.  Traditional music usually has one scale for the entire … Continue reading

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MAJOR 7 ALTERED CHORDS: Which Scales Go with Which Chords?

This is the second in a series of articles entitled “Which Scales Go with Which Chords?” covering the Major 7 (-5) and Major 7 (+5) Chords. When improvising, it’s important to know which scale(s) to use.  Traditional music usually has … Continue reading

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SCIENCE: Harmonics – you can’t fight Mother Nature

When ancient man struck a hollow-log with a stick they discovered certain parts of the hollow-log hurt their hands (and made a “thud” sound). They also discovered other parts of the log were louder, had a more resonant sound AND … Continue reading

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DEFINE: Art Versus Science

ART = Art is the field of “creation” and “searching” SCIENCE = Science is the field of “recreation” and “researching” The whole point of recreating a scientific experiment is to always get the same result. If you receive a different … Continue reading

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JAZZ 101: A New Fork in the “Road to Know Where”

Welcome to a new direction for the “Road to Know Where”. My pursuit of documenting the ongoing nooks & crannies of Microsoft’s Windows and Office has taken a back-seat to my other passion: Musical Improvisation and Jazz Harmony. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Listen to “KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas 2009” Channel on Play.It

  KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas 2009 will be streamed live in a few weeks — so until then I’ve create a new channel on Play.It to listen to this year’s line-up! This Year’s KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas 2009 Line-up: DECEMBER … Continue reading

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KROQ Weenie Roast Y Fiesta 2006 — Free Concert Stream!

  Wow, it’s been another year! I’m off to work the 2007 KROQ Weenie Roast Y Fiesta — hope you can watch our concert stream here Saturday 19 at 1:30 PM PST KROQ Weenie Roast Y Fiesta 2007 – Show Information Bud … Continue reading

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“Mecora” Now Streams Music to Mobile Devices

I love using "social-engineering" music sites like Pandora & Last.FM. So when Mecora added mobile streaming I was intrigued, and expected Microsoft’s Jason "Mr. Mobile" Langridge to review’s the product. (I’m teasing. Everybody is busy with Windows Vista, and Office & … Continue reading

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