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21 Bebop Scale Patterns for Guitar

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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I was turned on to this unique way of playing the Bebop Scale by the great L.A. guitarist Jon Bremen, who in turn learned them from jazz education legend David Baker, and if you can get these scale shapes under your fingers, then the …

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Here are several bebop scales guitarist can use.

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IFPI Report Shows Record Labels Invest $4.3 Billion In A&R, Marketing

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Record companies’ total investment in A&R and marketing topped $4.3 billion annually and more than $20 billion over five years, according to IFPI’s “Investing In Music” … more

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A lot of money is being spent on music artist today.  It is a tough business and money helps oil the machine.

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98: David Hooper: The Musicians Marketer Shows How To Go From 1- 1,000

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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Getting 1000 fans can do wonders for a music artist.  It is the number that can create a thriving career.  This podcast cover the nuts an bolts of how to do exactly that.

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Vocal recording and processing solution for Android

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

IK Multimedia EZ Voice for Android and iRig Mic HD-A, the first digital microphone for Android IK Multimedia brings real-time vocal digital processing to Samsung devices with the EZ Voice app and new iRig Mic HD-A obile music-making specialists, IK…

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Nearly everyone has a smartphone.  Who would have thought that you can actually have a portable recording studio.  With the right app and microphone can do wonders to a songwriter.  Having access to the right tools when inspiration strikes.

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Op-Ed: Independent Musician Ron Pope: How I Made $250K From Streaming

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

I’d like to start by saying this: I am an honest-to-goodness Taylor Swift fan.

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For the emerging artist streaming is essential to their success.  It allows easy access into the market.  The music business is pretty cut throat. Most people access streaming site to hear big artist.  They are the draw for these sites.  Big traffic means big exposure.  There is value in music and there always needs to be.

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Guitar Stand Axe Handler, Portable Guitar holder

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

http://axe-handler.com CLICK HERE guitar stand The Axe-Handler is a portable, weighted support guitar stand for guitars and bass guitars. Its simple, durable…

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Guitar holder. Portable and easy

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In wake of Spotify pullout, music industry debates streaming

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

From board rooms in Japan to songwriter’s rooms in Nashville, a debate is brewing in music industry circles about the financial and creative value of streaming music, even as its popularity and impact …

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The great music streaming debate moves forward.  Services that allow artist to post their original music is found all over the Internet.  The problem is how can an artist leverage their music exposure into real dollars.  Getting a fair royalty system is necessary.  Spotify, Pandora and other music streaming services can do a lot to help promote an up and coming artist.

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