The picture below shows relative sizes of the of the acoustic guitars neck widths at nut. Read the rest of the article to see the lists of the wide neck acoustic guitars and reference information from guitar manufacturers.
What is Dm/B? Dm/B is a Dm guitar chord with note B on the bass. That low B adds nice jazzy quality to the harmony. It is useful as substitution for Dm (aka Dm/D) chord in many kinds of Dm -> E or Dm->E7 progressions and allows to embellish … [Continue reading]
1. What is C9? C9 guitar chord (or, strictly speaking, its dominant version), quite often is used in jazzy arrangements of the pop songs, funky and blues chord progressions. In this post, I'll show a few examples of using C9 in different styles of … [Continue reading]
I've been avoiding any sound-shaping pedals and a pedal board for my acoustic guitars for a long time. I didn't use any guitar electronics at home (with rare exceptions), and used only a mixing preamp with EQ on the stage, and that's it. However, … [Continue reading]
It happened. My Takamine TF740FS steel string guitar fell off the chair on the stage after the concert, hit the corner of the sound monitor and got a tuning key broken. I needed either to replace just one knob, all the knobs, or replace the entire … [Continue reading]
Progression V#-VI-VI#-VII-I (Chromatic Run) Key(s) G Audio - Original Audio - w. Chord Substitution Passing Chord(s) maj7, add5add9 (#5)(#9) Position on the neck Mid-neck (around 5th fret) Application Chromatic … [Continue reading]
Erik's workshop in Seattle I like Eric's music. That's why I signed up for his workshop in Seattle at Dusty Strings the same moment I saw the ad. The focus of the workshop was on how to arrange songs for fingerstyle guitar. Erik showed how to … [Continue reading]