Monthly Archives: July 2011

Practice Track: Acoustic Blues in E

Here is a 12 bar blues in E which you can play along with. The accompaniment is just acoustic guitar playing basic open position chords. Use the E blues scale, or the E minor pentatonic scale as the basis for … Continue reading

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Rob to play at Mini-Manouche

Rob will be playing at the upcoming Mini-Manouche festival at the Brisbane Jazz Club on Sunday July 31st. The festival celebrates the Gypsy Jazz guitar style as played by Django Reinhardt. Rob will be playing double bass accompanying guitarists Sean … Continue reading

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Rob Plays at the Mount Nebo Winter Ball

Rob will be playing a folk rock set at the upcoming Mount Nebo Winter Ball. Starting at 8pm, the 45 minute set will feature Rob’s new band, with Llew Strutt on Bass, and Michael Sax on Drums. The set will … Continue reading

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Improvising against IV and V chords

In some pop and rock songs, there are passages of music where there are major chords two frets (a tone) apart, such as D and E or F and G. To improvise over these passages, one approach is to recognize … Continue reading

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Rob at The Homestead in July

My residency at the Homestead Restaurant in Main St Samford continues on Friday nights in July, with performances on Friday 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th of July. So come along and enjoy a great night of guitar jazz in front … Continue reading

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