Memorizing Solos

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  1. Paleo

    Paleo Where is that root?

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    Nobody's wrong if everybody's right.

    Griff has 2 "Playing On The Porch" lessons in BGU.

    He had a short course titled "Playing On The Porch" in his catalog, but has discontinued it. (I have it in my "library.")

    (But it's still available here?)

    http://playingontheporch.com/

    He has sent out emails regarding this style which direct you to videos on his blog:

    From BGU:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZirSVz4vuSo

    From BGU 2.0:
    http://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/playing-on-the-porch-part-i/

    He uses the phrase whenever he talks about playing by yourself.

    The October Challenge was doing just that.

    If anyone knows of any other circumstances where he uses it, just add it to the list.
     
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  2. MarkDyson

    MarkDyson Blues Hound Wannabe

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    It's kind of a cool phrase; the featured band last week billed themselves as "back porch Americana." :Beer:
     
  3. Paleo

    Paleo Where is that root?

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    Think "Deliverance", if you're up for a duel.
     
  4. MarkDyson

    MarkDyson Blues Hound Wannabe

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    :eek:
     
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  5. Al Holloway

    Al Holloway Bristol UK

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    I maybe wrong but have always assumed the standalone course is essentially the chapters which went into BGU. So if you have BGU you don't need the stand alone. Now I can't confirm that as I have BGU, so using my own reasoning didn't buy the stand alone. Also AGBU takes the concept to a whole new level.

    cheers

    Al.
     
  6. ChrisG

    ChrisG Blues Newbie

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    Great Topic and discussion here. I’ve really enjoyed this and thank you all for sharing. I also practice licks as described by RR and it’s vey helpful. I have also started incorporating learning the notes / numbers of the licks which is beginning to be helpful when inserting them into various progressions...if I known I’m playing against a given chord I’ll try to isolate a note in a lick that fits with the chord...sometimes I miss bit every once in a while I nail it.... This has taken some time and I first had to memorize the notes on the fretboard following Griffs lessons on it... took about 6 months bit has been well worth it for me...
     
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