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what's the single most important piece of musical knowledge....

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by pigpen02, Sep 19, 2002.


  1. pigpen02

    pigpen02

    Mar 24, 2002
    what's the single most important piece of musical knowledge everyone has learned that has affected/improved their playing? anything, from eq'ing to technique to theory to....whatever.

    for me, it was learning to think in terms of chord arpeggios rather than scales, really changed me forever.

    yours?
     
  2. thrash_jazz

    thrash_jazz

    Jan 11, 2002
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Artist: JAF Basses, Circle K Strings
    Intervals.
     
  3. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    That you never stop learning about music and it is a lifetime's journey.
     
  4. Gard

    Gard Commercial User

    Mar 31, 2000
    Greensboro, NC, USA
    General Manager, Roscoe Guitars
    ...less is more...
     
  5. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
     
  6. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    Fifteen minutes early is a half hour too late.
     
  7. Lovebown

    Lovebown

    Jan 6, 2001
    Sweden
    Using your ears, both for note choice and rhythm, but also for listening within the group.
     
  8. iplaybass

    iplaybass Guest

    Feb 13, 2000
    Germantown, TN
    Although I haven't quite mastered it, I agree.
     
  9. Secksay

    Secksay Guest

    Sep 6, 2002
    New York, NY
    knowing that you love what you are doing.
     
  10. lump

    lump

    Jan 17, 2000
    St. Neots, UK
    TIME.

    It seems to be in short supply around here lately.
     
  11. neptoon

    neptoon

    Jul 25, 2000
    summerville, sc
    not wanking
     
  12. Knowing that there isn't one.
     
  13. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    Nailed by the puppy
     
  14. jazzbo

    jazzbo

    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    The G# locrian mode.
     
  15. Christopher

    Christopher

    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    TUNE.
     
  16. Scales, and for sound equalizing.
     
  17. Tablature.
     
  18. ldiezman

    ldiezman

    Jul 11, 2001
    Nashville
    Knowing that the difference between Franconian and Petronian Motets... check out the Ars antiqua for that.






    OH and of course.. less is more
     
  19. No argument here.;)
     
  20. Hugh Jazz

    Hugh Jazz

    Sep 13, 2001
    Atlanta, GA
    I don't know what you other guys are smoking, but it seems like jazzbo here is the only one who knows what he's talking about, and so I agree with him on this one.