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Kevin Taylor
Guitar Tricks Instructor
Joined: 03/05/00
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How do you guys feel about learning theory.
I'm self taught and don't know one note from the next, lockrian modes from dorkrian modes and the best I can do is Major & Minor notes when trying to describe something.
I learned by listening to albums and copying them and totally bypassed all the theory.
I find now that I play what I feel based on listening experience from my past rather than trying to figure out scales and modes etc.
How do you guys feel. Is it better to learn by ear or by spending years learning theory for the simple fact of attaching names and descriptions to certain notes?

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Sa****ay, April 8, 2000
4:18:43 PM