Musician’s Honey-Do

Musician’s Honey-Do

The Musician’s Honey-Do List1a) Learn to hear intervals well enough to ID them within the key signature. Do this to rid yourself of the guessing game.1b) Memorize all of your strings interval values to have instant recall of them (pedals up and down).Next, memorize...
Copedent Coping

Copedent Coping

COPING WITH COPEDENTSThe secret to finding logical copedents is to understand how chords and single note phrases are created. We do that by having a complete understanding of altering intervals and what problems they may cause on certain levers or in a specific...
Pedal Toning

Pedal Toning

A question about pedal trills and adding quick pedal moves came up on the Facebook Group….Q:  On a lick where I need to jump on and off a pedal quickly, I”d usually have my B pedal down the whole time and just rock on & off the A. But that is pretty...
Paul On The Web

Paul On The Web

Paul’s been all over the web lately in podcasts, video interviews and of course the Lloyd Green interviews here on the blog. We’re dedicated to bringing the pedal steel guitar to new players by talking to the legends, encouraging the new crop of young...
Tipping The Scales

Tipping The Scales

SPEED LIMIT The difference between a pedal steel and guitar has to surface for students to realize a one-size-fits-all approach is not necessarily the best way to learn the neck for all stringed instruments, especially triadic tuned ones like the pedal steel. This is...
Church In A Box

Church In A Box

I had the pleasure of meeting the great Daniel Lanois at a video shoot I did recently for D’Addario’s “Guitar Power” YouTube series. Daniel is an 11-time Grammy winner as a producer and composer for some of the most beloved and influential Rock...