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Tribute: A 6 Year Shred Journey Along Todd Simpson, Over 400 Lessons from our guitar hero!
Fran
Jun 13 2016, 10:06 AM
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Just a short note to acknowledge Todds amazing work along the past SIX years (has it been six already mate?), with well over four hundred LIVE lessons. For those interested there's his HUGE thread, and if you feel like browsing any of them a bit easily just check this wiki entry:

Todd Simpson - Shred Journey

It certainly has been a pleasure following all those excellent posts, not to mention the huge amount of articles you've provided to our wiki regardind recording & gear.

Keep rocking friend cool.gif

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Rammikin
Jun 13 2016, 02:11 PM
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QUOTE (Fran @ Jun 13 2016, 09:06 AM) *
It certainly has been a pleasure following all those excellent posts,


I'll second that!

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fzalfa
Jun 13 2016, 02:13 PM
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over 400....

i just done the 30th....... got a lot to do wink.gif

congrats Todd for your job biggrin.gif

cheers

Laurent

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bleez
Jun 13 2016, 03:46 PM
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Todd's had a huge impact on my playing and practising.... all hail the mighty T-Man smile.gif

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Todd Simpson
Jun 13 2016, 03:59 PM
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Many Thanks!!! smile.gif I must say it's been my privilege and honor to be part of the GMC community for more than half a decade now. I've poured most everything I know in to these 400+ lessons. I have been guiding players through the lessons Via my SHRED BOOTCAMP (just send me a personal message if anyone wants to join up!) and of course folks can go through on their own.

It's a collection of lessons designed to prepare you to play with precision and therefore, speed, but also hopefully with control and a sense of harmony/melody.

FRAN: has been instrumental (pun yes) in creating the WIKI for these lessons and giving them a place to live and I can't thank him enough for his help!! Also, let's not forget our founder Mr. Dahl, who created this entire playground for musicians to come, learn, and thrive. You guys RAWK!!!!!!!


Todd


QUOTE (Fran @ Jun 13 2016, 05:06 AM) *
Just a short note to acknowledge Todds amazing work along the past SIX years (has it been six already mate?), with well over four hundred LIVE lessons. For those interested there's his HUGE thread, and if you feel like browsing any of them a bit easily just check this wiki entry:

Todd Simpson - Shred Journey

It certainly has been a pleasure following all those excellent posts, not to mention the huge amount of articles you've provided to our wiki regardind recording & gear.

Keep rocking friend cool.gif

You are at GuitarMasterClass.net


Don't miss today's free lick. Plus all our lessons are packed with free content!

Don't miss today's free blues, jazz & country licks. Plus all our lessons are packed with free content!
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Anders Karlsson
Jun 13 2016, 04:23 PM
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Congrats Mr Shredder:)

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Todd Simpson
Jun 13 2016, 05:02 PM
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Thanks much!! smile.gif It's been my pleasure. For those who have not seen Mr Anders shred it up, I hope he won't mind me sharing a bit of his work. Here is is killing it on our weekly shred challenge smile.gif



QUOTE (Anders Karlsson @ Jun 13 2016, 11:23 AM) *
Congrats Mr Shredder:)

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Gabriel Leopardi
Jun 13 2016, 05:55 PM
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Congrats for the fantastic work Todd! That archive is priceless!

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Jun 13 2016, 11:17 PM
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That is an impressive amount of lessons to say the least! Kinda like a enormous shred vault that one can tap into at anytime. cool.gif

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Monica Gheorghev...
Jun 14 2016, 05:30 AM
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Wow, over 400 lessons in 6 years......congrats for your awesome work Todd!!! smile.gif

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Todd Simpson
Jun 15 2016, 03:49 PM
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Thanks much smile.gif I have had a great time in making these lessons, and I'm very happy that they have a home here at GMC smile.gif It's my fondest wish that they will serve as a reference point for guitar folks young and old.
QUOTE (Monica Gheorghevici @ Jun 14 2016, 12:30 AM) *
Wow, over 400 lessons in 6 years......congrats for your awesome work Todd!!! smile.gif


I appreciate that smile.gif It's quite a big collection of just about every lick/technique/approach, I have to offer on the top of Shred which is near and dear to my heart smile.gif

QUOTE (DeGroot @ Jun 13 2016, 06:17 PM) *
That is an impressive amount of lessons to say the least! Kinda like a enormous shred vault that one can tap into at anytime. cool.gif

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Anders Karlsson
Jun 15 2016, 07:40 PM
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QUOTE (Todd Simpson @ Jun 13 2016, 04:02 PM) *
Thanks much!! smile.gif It's been my pleasure. For those who have not seen Mr Anders shred it up, I hope he won't mind me sharing a bit of his work. Here is is killing it on our weekly shred challenge smile.gif



Thank you for the marketing Todd smile.gif

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Todd Simpson
Jun 16 2016, 07:19 PM
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Thanks for the killer take! smile.gif


QUOTE (Anders Karlsson @ Jun 15 2016, 02:40 PM) *
Thank you for the marketing Todd smile.gif

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Jun 16 2016, 09:41 PM
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Thanks for sharing your knowledge Todd wink.gif

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Todd Simpson
Jun 18 2016, 08:10 PM
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Happy to do it smile.gif It's been an amazing time for me @ GMC smile.gif It really is an amazing place for folks who love music, especially for folks who love guitar smile.gif I"m thrilled to be part of it!

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QUOTE (Phil66 @ Jun 16 2016, 04:41 PM) *
Thanks for sharing your knowledge Todd wink.gif

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Jun 20 2016, 12:56 PM
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Awesome contribution to the wonderful world of GMC.

Thanks Todd !!!! smile.gif

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Todd Simpson
Jun 22 2016, 01:07 AM
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Thanks much smile.gif One of the best parts has been watching players get better and better. Seeing that growth is just amazing. I have seen you personally make great strides in your playing. So super congrats there smile.gif

Todd


QUOTE (nikeman64 @ Jun 20 2016, 07:56 AM) *
Awesome contribution to the wonderful world of GMC.

Thanks Todd !!!! smile.gif

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PosterBoy
Jul 9 2016, 10:14 AM
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Todd's Shred Journey does remind you that if you can't play a simple lick up to speed how can you expect to do something more complex up to speed.

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fzalfa
Jul 9 2016, 03:33 PM
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Todd's Shred Journey does remind you that if you can't play a simple lick up to speed how can you expect to do something more complex up to speed.


it's true, no pain, no gain.
In french we said -"no arms, no chocolate !"

Laurent

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Todd Simpson
Jul 10 2016, 04:30 AM
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Bingo!! That's the point smile.gif Once we can string four notes together with precision, then we can move on to 5. Starting with 200 is often a bit much for the hand to absorb. Of course, I'm not saying not to try it as it's a great way to force the hand to adapt. It's just not what we start with in bootcamp. I try to break everything down to physical fundamentals of play and then get crazy later on smile.gif

Todd


QUOTE (PosterBoy @ Jul 9 2016, 05:14 AM) *
Todd's Shred Journey does remind you that if you can't play a simple lick up to speed how can you expect to do something more complex up to speed.



Is that really a phrase in France? I think we should make a Tshirt!!!!! smile.gif

Todd

QUOTE (fzalfa @ Jul 9 2016, 10:33 AM) *
it's true, no pain, no gain.
In french we said -"no arms, no chocolate !"

Laurent

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