David Vachell

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10 Things You Need to Know About Your Fretboard | LESSON

684<p>SHARES<p>Ever feel a little out of touch or just plain lost on certain parts of the guitar fingerboard? You’re certainly not alone. Consider this: A …

Video Lesson: Get More from Your Accompaniment by Strumming Less

Bill EvansDecember 1, 2017<p><b>From the January 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY JEFFREY PEPPER RODGERS</b><p><b>THE PROBLEM</b><p>For accompaniment, constant strumming …

The Art of Songwriting - how to write a great song in one hour

Songwriting can be a wonderful and cathartic experience. A songwriter gets to craft something completely original that includes both lyrics and …

21 Bob Dylan Quotes to Help You Mold Your Own Way of Thinking

Bob Dylan is one of the most influential and complex artists of our times. He’s a singer, songwriter, musician, author and painter. His work dates …

Corporate Learning Programs Need to Consider Context, Not Just Skills

Spending on corporate learning, particularly leadership development, continues to increase at a staggering pace. According to one piece of research, spending on frontline leadership development alone increased by over 310% in a three-year period. Despite the amount they invest in corporate …

Management

Meet the Anti T-Swift Taking Folk Music Back to Its Protest Roots

Bearded and wearing a flannel shirt, Eli Smith stands on a block of cement with a banjo in his hand, offering it to passersby for a toss into …

Folk Festival

What A Difference A Note Makes (In A Chord)

In a song I’m currently working on, there’s an 8 bar section where I started with this simple progression:<p><b>|| C | G | F | G | C | G | Aminor | F …

Electric Guitar

Ten uncomfortable deeds that will pay off forever

T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, “If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” The very act of stepping …

Bruce Springsteen Takes Us on a Tour of His iTunes Playlist

<i>During the course of Variety’s cover-story interview with Bruce Springsteen, we asked who some of his favorite contemporary songwriters are. “</i><i>Let me</i> …

Songwriting

Four Questions To Assess Your Business Purpose

At the Stretch leadership conference in Budapest this week, one of the recurring themes was that of business purpose. One of the quotes I shared as …

Open String Guitar Soloing Part 1: Create Awesome Solos With Open Strings and Pentatonic Scales | Guitar Lesson

In this video lesson you'll learn a very cool and unique way you can combine open strings with your pentatonic scales bringing a totally refreshing …

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The Secret Is The Sequence

<b>Songwriting:</b> Words or music first? Try starting with key phrases compiled ahead of time in a physical or digital notebook. Let your subconscious milk …

Music Production

Gandhi’s Top 10 Fundamentals for Changing the World

<i>“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”</i><p><i>“The difference</i> …

Writing a Chords-First Song: Creating Layers

<i>Written by Gary Ewer, author of “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-ebook Bundle.</i><p>_______________<p>Many songwriters like the chords-first approach …

10 Folk Albums Rolling Stone Loved in the 1970s You Never Heard

Judee Sill, ‘Heart Food’<p>This mystic Christian folk singer and pianist was the first artist David Geffen signed to his Asylum record label; she wrote …

Greenwich Village

How to Negotiate Nicely Without Being a Pushover

We all want it both ways: to get what we want from a tough negotiation and to walk away with our relationship intact. The good news is that kind of outcome is possible. But how exactly do you drive a hard bargain while also employing soft skills? How do you advocate for what you want without …

Harvard Business School

We’re All Terrible at Understanding Each Other

Whatever you may have heard to the contrary, Chip Wilson is not an idiot. The founder and former CEO and Chairman of Lululemon Atheltica is, in point of fact, a highly successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, innovator, and self-made billionaire. Idiots are very rarely any of those things.<p>But a …

Psychology

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