That Was The Year...
for Piezo equipped perfection with its P245 semi-hollow Singlecut guitar. With a mahogany and figured maple carved top and a bound rosewood fingerboard with bird inlays it offers the company’s usual quality, and with a pair of their new 58/15 humbuckers and that piezo it delivers equally as well on sound. Chris Squire, Andy Fraser, Trevor Ward-Davies (aka Dozy), Lemmy and Mike Porcaro take their leave. Also gone are guitarists BB King, John Renbourn, Eddie Hardin (Spencer Davis Group), Slim Richey, Jeff Golub and pedal steel player Buddy Emmons. Drummers Bruce Rowland (Fairport Convention), Mac Poole (Warhorse) and John Bradbury (The Specials) and vocalists Cilla Black, Steve Strange, Errol Brown (Hot Chocolate), Twinkle, Joy Beverley (Beverley Sisters), Jim Diamond, Percy Sledge and Natalie Cole. desk Hughes & Kettner unveils the Triamp Mark 3 head. Boasting three two-channel preamps and three assignable power amps it more than lives up to its name. With a power rating of 145 watts RMS this all-valve model is truly a beast of an amplifier that fully justifies the high esteem that the company enjoys in the market. reported in New York City and is attributed to extreme weather events. A large sinkhole appears at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 64th Street in Brooklyn; President Barack Obama announces the reestablishment of diplomatic ties with Cuba; BP agrees on a settlement figure of $18.7 billion in reparation for its Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010; and Game of Thrones is voted the Outstanding Drama Series at
the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards. party in the 2015 general election giving Prime Minister David Cameron a second term in office. The Conservatives also do well in the local elections. Inflation rates fall to 0.5% due mainly to the drop in fuel prices and Libby Lane is the first woman to be ordained as a bishop. the first ever Women’s Boat Race as well as the traditional Men’s Race; tens of thousands of Scottish homes are without power after the country is hit by hurricane-force winds; and England’s A&E waiting time performance is at its worst levels for a decade. 900 series. The Grand Auditorium 914ce is a beautiful Florentine cutaway electro-acoustic with exquisite Ascension inlays, ebony fingerboard and fine trimming. With a sitka spruce top and Indian rosewood back and sides it also features an ebony arm chamfer for added playing comfort. With Taylor’s Expression System 2 electronics it sounds magnificent acoustically and amplified. Our first track is a slow B minor blues and uses minor chords throughout the progression (Bm-Em-F#m), with the exception of the very last chord of the sequence (F#). Use B minor Pentatonic (B-D-E-F#-A) and B natural minor scale (B-C#-D-E-F#-G-A), as well as B Harmonic minor (B-C#-D-EF#-G-A#) for those F# chords. This jam is great for getting your classic hard rock shred going! The track stays in the key of D minor throughout and I suggest using D minor Pentatonic scale (D-F-G-A-C), D minor Blues scale (D-F-G-G#-A-C) and the
(D-E-F-G-A-Bb-C). D minor scale Let the shredding commence! This extra slow jazz track is based on the standard II-V-I progression in A minor. The
Bm7b5 (IIm7b5), chords are E7 (V7) and Am (Im). I suggest using A Natural minor scale (A-B-C-D-E-F-G), as well as applying A Harmonic minor scale (A-B-C-D-E-F-G#) over the E7 (V7) chords. Notice that only one note changes between those two scales (the G becomes a G#), which effectively pulls things towards and neatly resolves on the following Am chord. You can get your Satriani, Vai and Zappa-style licks out on this Lydian jam. The chords are E and F#7/E. Naturally E Lydian (E-F#-G#-A#-B-C#-D#) is your best friend here. You can also try experimenting with the three Pentatonic scales inherent within E Lydian: G# minor Pentatonic (G#-B-C#-D#-F#), C# minor Pentatonic (C#-E-F#-G#-B), and D# minor Pentatonic (D#-F#G#-A#-C#). Happy jamming! Jam tracks by Jacob Quistgaard. For free scale maps and hundreds more tracks, visit www.quistorama. com. You can also subscribe to www.youtube.com/QuistTV to get all the latest tracks and licks. Or find Quist and his jam tracks on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.