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by Dyens
Fri Dec 22, 2006 8:59 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Antonio Carlos Jobim
Replies: 9
Views: 1688

I always imagine myself wearing a white suit sitting in at outdoor resturant with a beautiful woman who is very very very into me because I am every woman's fantasy.

It's just sauve music.
by Dyens
Thu Dec 21, 2006 7:09 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Antonio Carlos Jobim
Replies: 9
Views: 1688

I can sing Song of the Jet in portuguese. I also play a cool classical guitar version of it.

Roland Dyens arranged felcidade also.

Jobim just made good music. The end. There are very few people who you can point to and say "they started a musical movement". Jobim did just that with Bossa.
by Dyens
Thu Dec 21, 2006 2:47 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Antonio Carlos Jobim
Replies: 9
Views: 1688

Antonio Carlos Jobim

I love his music. It nearly makes me cry every time I hear it. What do you guys think?

Don't bother replying if you only know The Girl From Ipanema
by Dyens
Sun Dec 17, 2006 4:10 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: chordtone help!
Replies: 30
Views: 9270

Yeah, that's what most people say, but I don't like to start assiging specific passing tones to chords unless the chord is very clearly defined such as a Maj7#11 where lydian is the absolute choice. The key signature and the progression can dictate your passing tones. I don't like putting notes on i...
by Dyens
Sun Dec 17, 2006 4:00 pm
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: Does Steve really play keys on Fire Garden Suite?
Replies: 10
Views: 3548

I've heard that a million times, but how exactly is it that the part can not be played?
by Dyens
Sun Dec 17, 2006 3:59 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Guitars SUCK 6!
Replies: 19
Views: 4869

It's just what I do.
by Dyens
Sun Dec 17, 2006 1:30 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Guitars SUCK 6!
Replies: 19
Views: 4869

Just because Vai likes them doesn't mean that I have to.
by Dyens
Sun Dec 17, 2006 11:55 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: chordtone help!
Replies: 30
Views: 9270

I think that people need to stop thinking in terms of modes and start thinking in terms of chords. Just play the notes in the chords to start out with. Focus on making your melody illustrate the changes from chord to chord. Your progression isn't actually very sturdy if you get what I'm saying. It s...
by Dyens
Sun Dec 17, 2006 11:34 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Guitars SUCK 6!
Replies: 19
Views: 4869

That shit is fuckin lame.
by Dyens
Thu Dec 14, 2006 8:27 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Trouble Deciding about Music College
Replies: 4
Views: 1791

Read a book called Beyond Tallent by Angela Miles-Beeching (I think that's her last name. If not, that should be plenty of information.)

It is geared more towards classical musicians, but it has a lot of great advice on resume writing and all sorts of stuff.
by Dyens
Thu Dec 14, 2006 7:44 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Roland Dyens
Replies: 3
Views: 1134

Yeah, I'm not authorized to post links, but you can go to youtube and search for Roland Dyens. A lot of videos of people playing his pieces come up, but the ones of him performing show a man in a black, long sleeve shirt. Check them out, especially Tango En Skii
by Dyens
Thu Dec 14, 2006 9:41 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Roland Dyens
Replies: 3
Views: 1134

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by Dyens
Sun Dec 10, 2006 2:55 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Roland Dyens
Replies: 3
Views: 1134

Roland Dyens

Roland Dyens is a French classical guitarist who has written a great majority of our modern classical guitar rep. He has also done arangments of tunes including a great album called Night And Day which features versions of great jazz tunes for classical guitar. He even did a tribute to Zappa!
by Dyens
Sun Dec 10, 2006 2:53 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: using metronome to learn 6-string rise in FTLOG
Replies: 9
Views: 3410

I think you need to realize that the high click is very important. Being aware of 'one' forces you to become aware of your downbeat, your accents, and (more often than not) your chord changes. I salute you for actually using your metronome. Just be sure that you're starting slowly and learning witho...