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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-22-2003, 03:11 PM Thread Starter
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has anyone ever studied from nicholas slonimiski's thesaurus of scales and melodic patters?

i just ordered it off amazon and wondered what the best way to approach it would be.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-22-2003, 05:52 PM
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I just got one as well.

A guitar teacher of mine once told me to use it like a phone book: Don't learn it by heart, check it out, use what you need. That's pretty much what I'm gonna do, memorizing all that stuff in 12 keys would take a lifetime.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-23-2003, 04:11 AM
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i've never heard of this book, it sounds very comprehensive
maybe i'll have to check it out
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-25-2003, 10:06 AM Thread Starter
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just got the book yesterday. spent about an hour and a half with it...holy crap, it was so outside no wonder vai and coltrane used it extensively.
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