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Open A# M9 Tuning – C#A#C#FG#C – Perseverance

Open A# m9 Tuning – C#A#C#FG#C – Perseverance

It’s Saturday night in Alt Tuning Land and today’s open tuning is a keeper. The open chord is A# m9 with the following open string notes:

C# A# C# F G# C

Today’s song/idea is called “Perseverance” and was written as I was improvising in the key of A# Natural Minor.

Here are the scale notes, numbers and intervals I’m playing:

Lots of fun things coming to in the coming weeks.

I hope you enjoy learning new alternate tunings as much as I enjoy discovering and experimenting with them. Let me know if you have a tuning request or have any other questions.

May these daily alt tunings continue to inspire you as you explore songwriting beyond the limitations of standard tuning. If you’d like to learn more about making alt tuning a part of your songwriting, give me a call at 888-7-GUITAR or reach out to me here.

Until next time…

~Scott Quillin (contact me here)

Did you know? Scott started playing guitar when he was 14 years old back in 1982. A Pittsburgh native, Scott resides in Rhode Island where he teaches guitar, bass, music and songwriting. He also records and mixes songs for local bands and artists as well as his own music. He writes and records nearly every day and has a real passion to help others hear their “inner voice” and express that in songs.

You can listen to more of Scott’s music at

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