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The Guitar Hour Podcast is a weekly, long-form discussion hosted by Dan Smith and David Beebee. Together, and in conversation with some of today’s top players, they explore approaches to playing, practising, teaching and share the humorous ups and downs of being a professional guitarist in the modern age.

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The Guitar Hour Podcast is a weekly, long-form discussion hosted by Dan Smith and David Beebee. Together, and in conversation with some of today’s top players, they explore approaches to playing, practising, teaching and share the humorous ups and downs of being a professional guitarist in the modern age.

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Incredible musicians and content!

By J Godsun - Aug 20 2019
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I have been following these guys since the beginning and just wanted to give a huge thank you to them. The content is always top notch and whether you are new to the guitar or have been at it forever there’s something to learn for everyone. Even after 40+ years with the guitar my playing has enormously improved so it appears “old dogs” do learn new tricks. So again I must say Thank You! - Jon

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I really enjoyed your show. Thanks for posting. Looking forward to future episodes. Cheers.

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Incredible musicians and content!

By J Godsun - Aug 20 2019
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I have been following these guys since the beginning and just wanted to give a huge thank you to them. The content is always top notch and whether you are new to the guitar or have been at it forever there’s something to learn for everyone. Even after 40+ years with the guitar my playing has enormously improved so it appears “old dogs” do learn new tricks. So again I must say Thank You! - Jon

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I really enjoyed your show. Thanks for posting. Looking forward to future episodes. Cheers.

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The Guitar Hour Podcast

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The Guitar Hour Podcast is a weekly, long-form discussion hosted by Dan Smith and David Beebee. Together, and in conversation with some of today’s top players, they explore approaches to playing, practising, teaching and share the humorous ups and downs of being a professional guitarist in the modern age.

Rank #1: TGHP 14: That Pedal Show Interview with Daniel and Mick s02e06

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(Audio starts at 3m28s - sorry about that!) For the season 2 finale we interview Daniel Steinheardt and Mick Taylor, the awesome duo from the hit youtube channel 'That Pedal Show'. Not much time for the usual tricks as we run long with a really cool interview, tons to learn from this loveable, talented pair :)

Sep 08 2016

1hr 51mins

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Rank #2: 91: Rick Beato Interview - Ear Training, Million Subs, The Beato Book

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Tom Quayle & Beebee sit in the virtual armchairs for a chat with one of our most requested podcast guests - Rick Beato. They discuss Rick’s incredibly diverse skill set, musical background and rise to YouTube phenomenon (he will have just ticked over a million subs as you read this!) before delving back deep into the ear training topic and Rick’s upcoming ear training course. There’s word of The Beato Book v3 & Club and of course, Beebs says the words fretboard visualisation at least once..

We always say this, but.. it’s a great one! Strap in and enjoy :)

Episode & Show Links

www.rickbeato.com

Rick's YT Channel Everything Music

The Beato Book & Webstore

The Beato Club

Rick on Instagram

Beebee - Pathways To Jazz

Quayle - Modern Legato

www.theguitarhour.com

TGHP Facebook discussion group

TGHP on Twitter

TGHP on Instagram

Old Live stream on Tom’s YT channel

Beebs

www.davidbeebee.com

Instagram

YouTube

Quayle

www.tomquayle.co.uk

Instagram

YouTube

Aug 15 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #3: 28: Gigs, Learning Jazz Standards & the Jam Session

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We're back to duo format! The boys catch up on recent gigs, hangs and jams before pre-announcing (is that a thing?) a giveaway competition to help build a TGH community.

The big topic this week is Bruce Foreman's top 10 tunes for jazz beginers, and their thoughts and experiences. Finally Dan talks about listening in on a foreign jam sesh and the fear they can induce!

NOTES & LINKS

Guitar Wank 99v - Brucey's Top 10 Standards

Stella By Starlight History - Mike Moreno

Peter Bernstein on Stella by Starlight

Beebs' Spotify Standards Playlist

Beebs' iReal Masterlist

ForScore

Mark Levine - The Jazz Theory Book

THE SHOW

TGH Livestream

http://www.theguitarhour.com

BEEBEE

http://www.davidbeebee.com

http://www.instagram.com/davidbeebee

http://www.youtube.com/davidbeebee

SMITH

http://www.dansmithguitarist.co.uk

http://www.youtube.com/danguitarsmith

http://www.instagram.com/danguitarsmith

May 17 2018

1hr 13mins

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Rank #4: 72: Inside Tracks w/ Andy Wood And Ben Eller On Junktown

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With the boys still trying to put their mind holes back together after the last inspiring visit from Andy Wood, he returns and this time brings with his his good buddy and partner in crime 'Uncle' Ben Eller. After a rowdy catch up and a thorough southern hazing from both barrels of the wily Knoxvillians the two git slingers take us through Andy's most recent guitar instrumental album 'Junktown'. Strap in for a track by track walkthrough including insights into the writing, recording and production process as well as some deep chat on the creative journey as a whole.

Links

Andy Wood

www.andywoodmusic.com

Junktown: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/junktown/1450417109

IG: https://www.instagram.com/andywoodmusic/?hl=en

YT: https://www.youtube.com/user/andywoodmusic

FB: https://www.facebook.com/awoodshreds/

Andy's Suhrs : https://www.suhr.com/instruments/andy-wood/

Ben Eller

IG: https://www.instagram.com/benellerguitars/

YT: https://www.youtube.com/user/BenEllerGuitars

FB: https://www.facebook.com/unclebeneller/

Dead And Lovely Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dead-and-lovely-horror-movie-podcast/id1225725051?mt=2

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/BenEllerGuitars

Show Links

www.theguitarhour.com

TGHP Facebook discussion group

Live stream on Tom’s YT channel

Rogue Links

Beebs

www.davidbeebee.com

Instagram

YouTube

Smith

www.dansmithguitarist.co.uk

Instagram

Youtube

Apr 04 2019

2hr 11mins

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Rank #5: 66: Wayne Krantz Interview - An Improviser's OS update, 55 Bar Home, New Record and More - New York Part 2

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Beebee & Smith sit down in an empty (yet noisy!) NY coffee shop with the legendary Wayne Krantz to dig into practise, improvisation, artistry, ears and more. They discuss the background to Wayne's book 'An Improviser's OS', it's legacy and the upcoming 2nd edition/revision.

Apologies for some background noise and a few jump cuts, the location based recording wasn't quite as clean as hoped! Hope you enjoy :)

Wayne's Links

www.waynekrantz.com

Wayne On Bandcamp

Show Links

www.theguitarhour.com

TGHP Facebook discussion group

Old Live stream on Tom’s YT channel

Beebs

www.davidbeebee.com

Instagram

YouTube

Smith

www.dansmithguitarist.co.uk

Instagram

Youtube

Feb 21 2019

45mins

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Rank #6: 59: CST Article, Jazz Elitism, Methodology w/ Tom Quayle

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Following a hot potato of a Jazz article written by Ethan Iverson Dan, Beebs and friend of the show Tom Quayle sit down aroudn the microphones to have a good old jazz rant.... ahem... discussion. They discuss the idea of recieved wisdom, how to develop an understanding of jazz harmony and improvisation and equally how to pass the information on. Of course there is a little bit of a rant about elitism in there for good mix. Enjoy!

Show Links

Original Article

https://ethaniverson.com/received-wisdom-jeff-goldblum-chord-scales-the-ireal-book-and-kamasi-washington/?fbclid=IwAR3_sMTbqJ0pVIYyA3FUloB_PXzAPovJh9AGi9MH8HjRbBpvDOTi_U2gKMg

#11 Transcriptions

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyDW--JiQ31af4zPaNqKotQ

Live stream on Tom’s YT channel

www.theguitarhour.com

TGHP Facebook discussion group

TGHP on Twitter

TGHP on Instagram

Rogue Links

Beebs

www.davidbeebee.com

Beebee - Instagram

Beebee - YouTube

Fibenare Guitars

Hawk Picks

Smith

www.dansmithguitarist.co.uk

Instagram

Youtube

Fibenare Guitars

Quayle

www.tomquayle.co.uk

Tom - Instagram

Tom's Signature Ibanez Guitar

Wampler Pedals

Dec 20 2018

1hr 11mins

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Rank #7: 29: Blackmore on Satriani & Bruce Forman's List of 10 Tunes Follow Up

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After sharing the obligatory weekly gig woes, Beebs and Smith follow up on Bruce Forman's mother tunes list and reacc to jam sesssion horror stories.

We're also celebrating 10 shows with a giveaway next week to all those of you that join our Facebook discussion group.

Main topic this week is AXE FIGHTS! So an old Ritchie Blackmore interview surfaced giving his not entirley complimentary thoughts on Joe Satriani. As ever, the boys give their worthless mumbles and try to get to the nugget of what might be meant.

THE SHOW

www.youtube.com/tq105 - the live stream show on Tom’s channel

www.theguitarhour.libsyn.com - the podcast feed

www.facebook.com/theguitarhour - facebook stuff

www.twitter.com/theguitarhour

BEEBEE

www.davidbeebee.com

Instagram

Youtube

SMITH

www.dansmithguitarist.co.uk

Instagram

Youtube

May 24 2018

1hr 1min

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Rank #8: 32: Tom Quayle European Tour, Core Minimal Skillset For Jazz & The Salieri Effect Part 1

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Beebs sits down with Tom Quayle to chat about his upcoming European tour with Martin Miller, the core minimal skillset required for any given job/gig, and the potential difficulties of living between the cracks of rock and jazz as a modern guitarist - and appealing to both audiences.

Big thanks to Tom stepping in for this emergency episode. Dan, Brons and Beebs recorded 12a the night before and due to 'technical difficulties' ahem..lost it!

Show Notes

Tom Quayle Martin Miller European Tour 2018 - Leg 1

Hard Tunes Referenced During the Show!

Very Early - Bill Evans

Ambleside - John Taylor

Giant Steps - John Coltrane

26-2 - John Coltrane

Everybody's Song But My Own - Norma Winstone John Taylor

Amedeus & The Salieri Effect

THE SHOW

www.youtube.com/tq105 - the live stream show on Tom’s channel

www.theguitarhour.libsyn.com - the podcast feed

www.facebook.com/theguitarhour

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1951269681550337/ - TGH Facebook Discussion Group

QUAYLE

www.tomquayle.co.uk

BEEBEE

www.davidbeebee.com

Instagram

Youtube

SMITH

www.dansmithguitarist.co.uk

Instagram

Youtube

Jun 14 2018

1hr 4mins

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Rank #9: 56: Hardcore Harmony Huge Follow Up, Line 6 HX Stomp & Dan’s Purple Helmet (w/Tom Quayle)

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TL:DL - Hardcore Harmony Reflections. Dan handles something terrible and has a fancy new purple helmet. Beebee busts his string and stomps on a model. Tom buys a house and also a graphics card lit enough to power Pixar productions.

Together however, the guys combine to reflect on the difficulties of politely & robustly discussing ideas in public.

Tom then takes us even deeper down the theory hole for another massive episode discussing the organisation of jazz harmony both in the mind and on the fretboard.

Have they stumbled across the most compact answer to the "HOW DUZ I JASS?" equation?

Btw. Don't be fooled if things occasionally sound heated, this is an intellectual pleasure playground for all. The real heat starts at TGH curry evenings when politics and religion are the usual debate! 😂

Once more, a big old disclaimer, this is NOT a lesson! Just friends mulling over ideas and differing opinions, but if you want to follow along with the nonsense, check out the charts to the tunes the guys use as examples. 

So strap in and fill your earholes with more TGHP goodness.

Episode Links

Last weeks show with the awesome Jens Larsen

Dan's Purple Helmet

Line 6 HX Stomp

Tom's Harmony & Modal Tutorials

Beebee's Pathways To Jazz Tutorials

Girl From Ipanema

Very Early

Isn't She Lovely

Autumn Leaves

Mark Levine - The Jazz Theory Book

The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony - Joe Mulholland & Tom Hojnacki

Chord Scale Theory - Barry Nettles & Richard Graff

Show Links

TGHP Facebook discussion group

www.theguitarhour.com

TGHP on Twitter

TGHP on Instagram

Live stream on Tom’s YT channel

Rogue Links

Beebs

www.davidbeebee.com

Beebee - Instagram

Beebee - YouTube

Fibenare Guitars

Hawk Picks

Smith

www.dansmithguitarist.co.uk

Instagram

Youtube

Fibenare Guitars

Quayle

www.tomquayle.co.uk

Tom - Instagram

Tom's Signature Ibanez Guitar

Wampler Pedals

Nov 29 2018

1hr 52mins

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Rank #10: 78: Ear Training Practise & Playing What Your Hear

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The boys answer listener email - and in the process, start a new run of episodes exploring ear training, connecting the ear to the fretboard, improvisation and playing what you hear.

They share their history and frustrations (mostly Beebs’ ranting) with formal ear training, ponder the nature behind vague instruction, the difficulty teaching ear training and start exploring what can be done.

Evil Beebs then springs a surprise listening test on Smith! Mwuhaha.

Definitely follow along in your podcast app artwork to see images of what is being talked about.

Strap in!

Episode Links

Dan’s Beyond The Lick SeriesNorthern Guitar Show HaydockA Bag Of Strymons - The Worship Twofer

Functional Ear Trainer Links

Jeff Schneider’s Video Recommending Functional Ear TrainerFunctional Ear Trainer Desktop (Software by Alain Benbassat)Functional Ear Trainer (iOS) Functional Ear Trainer (Android) Jeff Schneider Video On Ear Training (Part 1)

Articles Referenced Re: Perfect Pitch Prevalence In Tonal Language Speakers

Absolute Pitch, Speech, and Tone Language: Some Experiments and a Proposed Framework

Absolute pitch among American and Chinese conservatory students: Prevalence differences, and evidence for a speech-related critical period (L)a)

Show Links

www.theguitarhour.comTGHP Facebook discussion groupOld live stream on Tom’s YT channel

Beebs

www.davidbeebee.comInstagramYouTube

Smith

www.dansmithguitarist.co.uk InstagramYoutube

May 16 2019

1hr 41mins

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Rank #11: 83: Overcoming Practise Slumps & Guitar Setups

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Beebs returns from Budapest and talks to Jake Willson about getting out of practise slumps. They discuss some of the positive and negative mindsets that can set in when working through practise problems before getting onto guitar setups and their new axes that are in the works.

Episode Notes

Jake's Practising Toolkit Masterclass on JTC

Show Links

www.theguitarhour.com

TGHP Facebook discussion group

Old Live stream on Tom’s YT channel

Beebs

www.davidbeebee.com

Instagram

YouTube

Smith

www.dansmithguitarist.co.uk

Instagram

Youtube

Jake Willson

www.jakewillson.co.uk

Instagram

Jun 21 2019

1hr 22mins

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Rank #12: TGHP 9: Jonathan Kreisberg and Practising (Part 1) - s02e03

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In this episode we get deep on practising, and play out some clips from out interview with jazz guitarist Jonathan Kreisberg on the subject. Plus all the usual news, beers, jamming, Q&A.

Sep 05 2016

1hr 31mins

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Rank #13: TGHP 19: Bonus Content - Gilad Hekselman Interview

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Another bonus episode. Here, Dan and Beebee interview the truly amazing modern Jazz guitarist Gilad Hekselman.

Mar 23 2017

27mins

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Rank #14: TGHP 4: Is Your Mobile Device Stifling Your Creativity - s01e04

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This week Tom, Dan, Dave and David question just how much our mobile devices interfere with creativity. Dan sets us the funniest challenge yet, Beebee plays us Selina’s Song, an old tune written back when he wished he was the love child of Satch and Vai. We also have the regular poll jam and audience QnA.

Beers drunk in this episode - Tripple Karmeliet

Musecore.org free score writing software

Bob Reynolds Saxophonist Vlog

Backing track Poll JAM: B dorian funky backing track Luca Mantanovelli

Julian Lage - Arclight

Whit Smith & Matt Munsteri - Hell Among The Hedgehogs

Orchestral software - Spitfire Albion

Tom Quayle - Website Youtube Twitch

Dan Smith - The Swing Commanders Youtube Twitter

Dave Brons - Website Bandcamp Youtube

David Beebee - Website Youtube Facebook Twitter

Apr 21 2016

1hr 26mins

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Rank #15: 25: Epic Modes Discussion and Amp Modelling FU

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Beebs and Dan follow up on their experiences this week with different amp modellers. Yes it's MORE gear chat, what on earth is going on here?

However all that pales in comparisson to the following epic modes rant. After weeks of threatening this topic, they finally discuss why so many guitarists get wrapped up in knots over modes. Strap in, we run a bit long on this one.

Apr 26 2018

1hr 23mins

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Rank #16: 84: Martin Miller Returns - On Audiation & Ear Training

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Beebs and Tom welcome back Martin Miller to give his thoughts on audiation, playing what you hear and the ear training beast of recent episodes.

Tom and Martin compare and contrast different aspects of their aural skills and also shed a bit more light on the visualisation in the process.

It was nice to catch up with Martin again, and a really interesting episode - there’s some truly great info in this one guys!

Episode Links

Martin On Youtube

Martin On Patreon

JTC Instructional Material

Ibanez MM1

Show Links

TGHP Facebook discussion group

www.theguitarhour.com

Old Live stream on Tom’s YT channel

Beebs

www.davidbeebee.com

Instagram

YouTube

Fibenare Guitars

Hawk Picks

Quayle

www.tomquayle.co.uk

Instagram

Ibanez Guitar TQM1

Wampler Pedals

Smith

www.dansmithguitarist.co.uk

Instagram

Youtube

Jake Willson

www.jakewillson.co.uk

Instagram

JTC Instructional Material

Jun 27 2019

1hr 12mins

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Rank #17: TGHP 3: Kick starting your guitar career - s01e03

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Can you believe We’re halfway through season one already!? Well we are really getting the hang of it now and have an awesome episode for you this week. We cover the news, Dan challenges us to phrase with 3 notes and a bend, we jam to some cool backing tracks, and Tom plays live, ‘The Funky Chicken’, a world exclusive preview of a track from his upcoming solo album! We also share some ideas to help get your career as a guitar player moving forward before taking QnA and Beebee solos over the outro theme.

Don't forget you can watch us live at Twitch or catch up with older videos on Youtube

Links:

Beers drunk in this episode - Iron Maiden The Trooper

EHX Pedals - Mel 9 Melotron Pedal

My Music Masterclass - Jonathan Kreisberg Tutorials

Dan’s Challenge backing track - QuistJa, Slow Funk (G)

Poll jam backing track. QuistJam Bb New Orleans Scofield Groove - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4KZ0Prl8s4

Tom Quayle - Website Youtube Twitch

Dan Smith - The Swing Commanders Youtube Twitter

Dave Brons - Website Bandcamp Youtube

David Beebee - Website Youtube Facebook Twitter

Apr 19 2016

1hr 44mins

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Rank #18: 65: Time Feel, Subdivisions, Picking Technique, NAMM FU - New York Part 1 (w/Jake Willson)

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Casual check in from a sub-zero New York City. It’s post namm, pre-Fibenare clinic and Beebs, Smith and Jake huddle together on a sofa (for platonic body warmth) to chat through the namm show and the upcoming Rudy’s event.

As ever, they accidentally stumble into some meaty musical areas such as time feel and counting in difficult performance environments, rhythmic subdivisions with legato and right hand picking technique.

Part 1 of our New York series. We have some seriously cool stuff coming over the next few episodes!

Episode Links

Sim 1 Pedal

White Whale Guitars

Boss Tube Amp Expander

Music Reading For Guitar - David Oakes

Mike Moreno - Picking Technique Lesson

Show Links

Live stream on Tom’s YT channel

www.theguitarhour.com

TGHP Facebook discussion group

TGHP on Twitter

TGHP on Instagram

Rogue Links

Beebs

www.davidbeebee.com

Instagram

YouTube

Smith

www.dansmithguitarist.co.uk

Instagram

Youtube

Jake Willson

www.jakewillson.co.uk

Instagram

Feb 07 2019

43mins

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Rank #19: TGHP 17: Bonus Content - Allen Hinds Interview NAMM '17

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TGH guys got to interview the phenomenal guitar player Allen Hinds whilst on a recent trip to winter NAMM 17.

If you'd like to help support the show you can donate to our patreon or buy some swag over at our web store.

Hope you enjoy, if you have any feedback for us send an email to hello@theguitarhour.com or send a message to our Facebook page.

Thanks for listening!

Beebee

Links

allenhinds.com

theguitarhour.com

tomquayle.co.uk

dansmithguitarist.co.uk

davebrons.com

davidbeebee.com

Mar 16 2017

19mins

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Rank #20: 35: Berklee Harmony, Coltrane's Lost Album, Imposter Syndrome, Q&A - e15

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This week Dan pulls Beebee out of the theory thunderdome to talk about the 'new' John Coltrane lost album: Both Directions At Once, Beebs' big Fibenare travel news and dealing with imposter synrome as a shy Englishman. They also answer some questions pulled from the discussion group whlist fending off those #evilbronsybants

Thanks for the questions guys: Richard Allen, Christopher Bedward, Matt Birstwistle, James Abraham and others, we will put the lofty ones to full episode discussions!

Episode Links

The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony - Mulholland & Hojnacki

Chord Scale Theory & Jazz Harmony - Nettles & Graff

Old faithful - Mark Levine

Jazzology - Rawlins & Bahha

John Coltrane - Both Directions At Once

 

Show Links

www.youtube.com/tq105 - the live stream show on Tom’s channel

www.theguitarhour.libsyn.com - the podcast feed

www.facebook.com/theguitarhour

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1951269681550337/ - TGH Facebook Discussion Group

 

BEEBEE

www.davidbeebee.com

Instagram

Youtube

Fibenare Guitars

SMITH

www.dansmithguitarist.co.uk

Instagram

Youtube

Fibenare Guitars

Jul 05 2018

1hr 26mins

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