Tommaso Zillio

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Tommaso Zillio

Embracing the cliche' and trying to make it better.

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Is there such a thing as the 'most emotional note' in a key?

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The B diminished chord is objectively harder to use than the other major and minor chords.

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Voice leading: unlocking the very DNA of musical structure and showing how it lives.

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There are techniques to make the same simple chord progression sound differently.

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The Neapolitan Major Scale is, in fact, a minor scale, but don't spread that around.

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This movement is by far one of the most common 'blind spots' that guitar players have.

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Not all exotic scales are used exclusively by extreme metal players.

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Searching for interesting chords to put before a dominant chord.

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The differences between regular and scalloped fretboards explained.

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Write dissonant but delightful music using the Neapolitan minor scale or chord.

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A method to move freely around the fretboard.

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Tommaso Zillio is a professional prog rock/metal guitarist and composer based in Edmonton, AB, Canada.

Tommaso is currently working on an instrumental CD, and an instructional series on fretboard visualization and exotic scales. He is your go-to guy for any and all music theory-related questions.

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