The Grand Unified Theory Of Fretboard Organization!

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Re: The Grand Unified Theory Of Fretboard Organization!

Post by islandmusic » Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:53 am

Hi DH!
Good to be back!
No, I'll stay around this time, there's plenty of stuff to come... [smiley-shreds]

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Re: The Grand Unified Theory Of Fretboard Organization!

Post by Tonemeister » Tue Jan 20, 2015 11:22 am

great video... I've been playing for 30 years and kinda arrogantly thought there'll be nothing for me to see in these videos. But instead it really made me realize how I look at the fretboard and how that determines the way I play leads and solos... so, seeing how other people look at the fretboard (and adopting that) helps bring new phrasing into my playing. Just goes to show that the learning cycle never ends. Thanks for posting these videos.
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Re: The Grand Unified Theory Of Fretboard Organization!

Post by islandmusic » Tue Jan 20, 2015 4:27 pm

Well Tonemeister, that one of the nicest compliments ever, especially coming from an accomplished musician. I'm humbled... [smilie=gt-happyup.gif]
Thanks man! Now on to the next few clips....

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Re: The Grand Unified Theory Of Fretboard Organization!

Post by islandmusic » Thu Feb 05, 2015 10:24 am

Well,
here it is: Part 4. A little more guitar playing this time around and a little overdone as usual, but I hope you guys can look past that... [smilie=icon_biggrin.gif]
Comments and tips welcome!

http://youtu.be/bgtdK_dMT68

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Re: The Grand Unified Theory Of Fretboard Organization!

Post by islandmusic » Sat May 14, 2016 12:10 pm

Hi all!

At the end of Part 4 I promised that this wouldn't take long, but it did... [smilie=icon_redface.gif]
Anyway, here's the central message in Part 5. I hope all of this makes sense... but to me it does!
Enjoy, and if this helps somebody, I'm happy!

https://youtu.be/kVCop6JPB5A

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Re: The Grand Unified Theory Of Fretboard Organization!

Post by islandmusic » Mon Sep 19, 2016 10:00 am

Dear all!

Through the years, a lot of thinking went into my guitar playing, and what started out as a rather rambling, but well-meant Methodics treatise written during my studies at Arnhem Conservatory, got rediscovered a while ago...
After I translated it to English, updated some content, changed some graphics, spent many hours coercing MS Word into numbering the captions correctly and finally correcting the mistakes I could find, here It is:

The Grand Unified Theory Of Fretboard Organization! [smilie=icon_wink.gif]
https://onedrive.live.com/download?cid= ... Jtvuw&em=2

It describes a system to unlock the guitar fretboard using only 3-note-per-string fingerings, arranged in a logical and easy to remember pattern.

Complementing my series of YouTube clips, but obviously going far beyond those in scope, I might actually produce videos illustrating the exercises contained in the book at one point...
You are allowed to distribute the link and the actual PDF freely, but do not charge for it or misrepresent ownership.
Attention publishers: Please get in touch... ;-)

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Re: The Grand Unified Theory Of Fretboard Organization!

Post by gtrjunior » Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:18 pm

Awesome! Thanks for sharing!!

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Re: The Grand Unified Theory Of Fretboard Organization!

Post by islandmusic » Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:33 pm

You're welcome! ;-)
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