John Marvin Scott

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Musician, Session Guitarist, Composer, Music Philosopher

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Five Reasons You Should Start to Learn Music Theory
3 months ago
Music theory. Every self-taught musician's nightmare. If who I am describing sounds like who you are, then this article is exactly what you need. You've been playing music for a while now. You always ...
Why Redefining Masculinity Is a Good Thing
4 months ago
The world is changing. The world has been changing for a while. We've been getting better. Slowly, and with time, we will get there. You might be asking yourself "What is all of this change mean for m...
What Makes Music Beautiful?
4 months ago
Have you ever wondered this before...? What makes music beautiful? Is there any particular song, or melodic line that has been stuck in your head before? Was it beautiful? What made it beautiful? Was ...
Why You Should Learn Alternate Tunings on the Guitar
5 months ago
We've covered where standard tuning comes from in my previous post (if you haven't had a chance to read it, here it is), and in all honesty, standard tuning is surprisingly important to being able to ...
Where Did 'Standard Tuning' Come From?
5 months ago
How long have you been playing guitar? Some people can't even remember that far back. But what if I asked you how long you've been playing in standard tuning? The largest collection of guitar music is...
5 Reasons to Start Playing an Ergonomic Guitar
5 months ago
Yes, we all know that if you aren't a true guitarist if you don't play one of the "Big Four" guitars (Strats, Teles, LPs and SGs). Well, I'm here to tell you that is 100 percent FALSE. In the last fiv...