Today’s alternate tuning is Open B m9 Tuning with the following open string notes: C# F# B…
Today’s tuning is Open B m7add11 with the following open string notes:
E A D F# B D
These open string notes are identical to yesterday’s tuning except String 2 changes from C to B. This changes the open chord from D 9 to B m7add11.
My song/idea yesterday was “Along the Riverside” in the Key of G Major.
Today’s song/idea is titled “Part of Me.”
Here are the scale notes, numbers and intervals for EADF#BC (Open B m7add11) Tuning in the Key of B Natural Minor:
Which do you like better? “Part of Me” or “Part of You”? Both? 🙂
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 https://soundcloud.com/scottquillin.