Guitar Messages by Frederick Burton

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  1. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Theory Forum · 29 Hits · 8/29/2000 12:38 AM
    I think Dick has taken what Herb has said too literally. It's no secret that many of the "older" jazz greats probably never practiced scales but that doesn't mean they don't know what they are or never refered to them as such but that doesn't m...(more)
  2. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Instructional Forum · 39 Hits · 8/25/2000 1:07 AM
    I'm privy to migrate to pat martino's <b>Minor conversion</b> concept. That's the use of either the Dorian minor, harmonic minor, or primarily the melodic minor scale over any changes including the blues. A technique that many modern jazz grea...(more)
  3. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Instructional Forum · 34 Hits · 8/17/2000 1:47 AM
    There is a book: "50 essential Be-bop heads". This book has all the bebop tunes in them, Ornithology, Anthropology, Donna Lee, Billies Bounce, Bird Feathers, etc.... this should really help. There's also a book with the heads of John Coltrane'...(more)
  4. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Artists Forum · 25 Hits · 8/16/2000 12:15 AM
    I'm afraid to buy any Charlie Hunter's material because I might just quit playing altogether!!!
  5. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Artists Forum · 75 Hits · 8/15/2000 3:09 AM
    I'm a very big fan of Dream Theater!!! their live show in Philadelphia, (aug 4) has solidified that liking. To put it simply, those guys know their sh*$#t!!! FB
  6. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Announcements Forum · 63 Hits · 8/14/2000 12:42 AM
    Hey Richard!! I visited you site a few times but I'm guilty for not signing the guestbook. My humblest apologies and this oversight shall be rectified........CHeers! FB
  7. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Open Forum · 35 Hits · 8/12/2000 9:31 AM
    Sometime ago, a member in wholenote requested if anyone owned the <b>Guitar World</b> issue that had the whole sequence, solos, trade offs and everything that has to do with that scene. It was a very old issue, maybe mid 80's, so I guess this i...(more)
  8. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Artists Forum · 26 Hits · 8/11/2000 6:31 AM
    I can definitely understand where you're coming from on that CS. I fiddle around with the piano once in a while and i would also include classical pianist/composers as my non guitar influence. Chopin, Beethoven, Bartok, along with Bill Evans, ...(more)
  9. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Open Forum · 80 Hits · 8/11/2000 4:50 AM
    Hi there. I should first state that it must have taken an enormous amount of endurance to tab this out on the wholenote composer!! You should be commended!! Secondly, when I saw that you had the entire "Crossroad" i immediately clicked on but...(more)
  10. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Miscellaneous Forum · 22 Hits · 8/11/2000 12:30 AM
    I am one of his many loyal subjects... LOL. Well not loyal subject but an admirer, follower, and a student of his style of jazz guitar. I remember when I was a student in CCP and he bought into our improv class, his first Benedetto 6 and 7 str...(more)
  11. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Instructional Forum · 48 Hits · 8/10/2000 12:26 AM
    You can always go to his official site:
  12. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Instructional Forum · 58 Hits · 8/7/2000 12:52 AM
    You could look at the major scales the dorians come from which in this case is G major and Dmajor. It helps to learn as many fingeringsor if you have an abundant amount of time all the fingerings to your scales all over the fretboard. The only ...(more)
  13. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Artists Forum · 22 Hits · 8/3/2000 2:42 AM
    I've just recently attended a Scott Henderson show.....Awesome!!! Dream Theater is in town, (Philly) and I'm very impressed with John Petrucci. Of course there's Jimmy Bruno, Pat Martino, Joe Federico. There's also an awesome classical guitar...(more)
  14. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Open Forum · 41 Hits · 8/2/2000 12:35 AM
    I really don't know too much about those contractions but while in school and reading about the catastrophe classical composer/pianist Schumann had done to himself with a homemade finger machine that destroyed his hands, thus ending his career a...(more)
  15. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Theory Forum · 24 Hits · 8/1/2000 1:50 AM
    It is a very good book, I have it as well. FB
  16. Frederick Burton (5465)
    WholeNote Forum · 31 Hits · 8/1/2000 12:40 AM
    That's super!!!! Congrats!!!!!! Even though my points says different, I'm still so far behind JB, JC, CS, and I truly look up to those guys. I thank them for their guidance and critism both good and bad and helping me become mature musician s...(more)
  17. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Artists Forum · 52 Hits · 7/27/2000 9:01 PM
    When I started playing the guitar, Iron Maiden, Sabbath and AC/DC ruled!!!! LOL. I was more into the Bon era than Brian's. Now I think they're annoying. (IMHO) No offense. But my all time favorite AC/DC song is..........<b>The Girls Got Ryth...(more)
  18. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Theory Forum · 22 Hits · 7/27/2000 5:27 AM
    Simply by learning your major scales. Example: The Bb major scale spelled out is: Bb-C-D-Eb-F-G-A-Bb. Dorian is a minor mode and the second degree of all major scales. Since "C" is the second degree of the Bb major scale, tha makes it Dorian...(more)
  19. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Theory Forum · 42 Hits · 7/27/2000 3:56 AM
    LOL, that about sums it up!!
  20. Frederick Burton (5465)
    Theory Forum · 20 Hits · 7/27/2000 3:54 AM
    C Phrygian would be in the key of Ab major. C Dorian would be in the key of Bb major. C Lydian= Gmajor, C Mixolydian= Fmajor, C Aeolian= the key of Eb major, and C Locrian= the key of Db major. Taking a look at some of the lessons here on who...(more)