Jody Hughes Music Posts

11/30/2015
02/11/2015

We will discuss the usage of the pentatonic scale and how to properly apply it for the correct effect: First off, A pentatonic scale is a FIVE note scale.  “Penta” meaning five. A major Pentatonic Scale consists of the notes of a major chord with the 2nd…

01/31/2015

Here is some solo jazz banjo.  The Standard “All The Things” followed by the Jobim song “Corcovado”.  The full arrangements contain multiple key changes and improvisations. This explores the use of the fifth string to add extensions to chords and more. The challenge is attempting…

01/03/2015

Many people ask the question is it talent or is it practice? I’m gonna share my life experience with you and let you decide for yourself: I started guitar when I was 13 years old.  There was not one person in my family that played music…

12/28/2014

Saturday, January 24, 2015,  2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Free Workshop (Donations appreciated, All proceeds go to The Barn!) Al Smith                                                                             Jody Hughes Everett Music Barn 4055 Stonecypher Road, Suwanee, Ga. 30024 A comprehensive workshop for all levels of players. Topics to be discussed include…

12/20/2014