Tom Serb

Tom Serb is a Chicago area guitarist who has been making music professionally since 1978. Over the course of the past twenty-five years he has managed to amuse himself by teaching, writing, performing, producing and composing. He is the author of Music Theory for Guitarists (NoteBoat, Inc., 2003), and a frequent contributor to the Guitar Noise forums.

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  1. Pasquale
    November 22nd, 2011 @ 3:21 pm

    Enjoyed the thoughts. I sometimes think when driving, listening to mp3 and a non rock song plays my friend who is into rock may not enjoy it. I often suggest he can skip to the next song. But I have found in my own experience, music is so emotional in the performance sometimes I don’t feel the performance or the style of music. What I mean is that I may enjoy a Punk song today this morning @ 10 am and within the day I have moved onto something even heavier or gone rthyhmic like Cuban. When playing I have noticed the change in my arranging like you mention the pauses are just as important as the attack of the chord and melody.

    Good article for musicians to understand.

    Pas

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