Mike Zito reinforces a few “Griff” things

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  1. EJG

    EJG Central NJ

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    I caught a Zoom TrueFire lesson with Mike Zito tonight. He talked a lot about using “little chords” for rhythm and using the major scale over the I and the minor over the IV and V. Now where have I heard those things before?
     
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  2. tommytubetone

    tommytubetone Portage, MI

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    He might have watched some of Griff's videos. Seriously. :Beer:
     
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  3. JPsuff

    JPsuff Satisfaction is complacency

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    It may serve to reinforce what Griff teaches but to be fair that's all pretty fundamental stuff that guitarists have been doing for decades.
     
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  4. EJG

    EJG Central NJ

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    Yeah - I just thought it was cool to hear it from Zito. I know that when I taught and had guest speakers, it was always rewarding when the speaker independently said things I had already told the students. It kinda reinforces the importance of those points.
     
  5. Paleo

    Paleo Theory, Solos, Licks

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    There's one in every crowd. :(
     
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  6. JPsuff

    JPsuff Satisfaction is complacency

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    In all endeavors there are fundamentals that always ring true.

    Things can go astray from time to time but as long as one understands the fundamentals of whatever it is they're doing, one always has a place to return to when things go sideways.

    I like to think of fundamentals as an index point very much akin to "factory settings". When I get too "creative" for my own good, I can return to those basic settings and start again.
     
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  7. Paleo

    Paleo Theory, Solos, Licks

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    Ah, Grasshopper.
     
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  8. CaptainMoto

    CaptainMoto Blues Voyager

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    Geeez.........fundamentals:rolleyes:
    I probably skipped that part.:mad:
     
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  9. CaptainMoto

    CaptainMoto Blues Voyager

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    You've become much more stable since you added a third leg.
     
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  10. artyman

    artyman Fareham UK

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    I thought they had six :LOL:
     
  11. Paleo

    Paleo Theory, Solos, Licks

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    Can't touch this.
     
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  12. Paleo

    Paleo Theory, Solos, Licks

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    Where's the fun in that?
     
  13. Al Holloway

    Al Holloway Bristol UK

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    Can't see it but I can see the mentals:whistle:

    cheers

    Al.
     
  14. PapaRaptor

    PapaRaptor A Legend in my own Living Room
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    Hey, why you bringing me into this discussion? :confused:
     
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  15. Elio

    Elio Student Of The Blues

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    I have been listening to a lot of Mike Zito lately and have always loved his playing. I didn't realized he was doing anything on TrueFire, so thanks for the heads up!
     
  16. PapaRaptor

    PapaRaptor A Legend in my own Living Room
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    I have some of his really old stuff. He's quite a character. Here's one of my favorites of his, probably close to 20 years old. It could have been my life story when I was young, stupid and single.

    Now, I'm old, no wiser and married.
     
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  17. david moon

    david moon Attempting the Blues

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    In 1968 I was young stupid and single. In 1974 I was married. The other aspects progressed slowly. Not so young anymore And hopefully not so stupid.