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post Oct 26 2019, 06:06 PM
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Original lesson: Guitar Loves Piano by Piotr Kaczor

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Gabriel Leopardi
post Oct 30 2019, 06:00 PM
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Hi mate!

Nice playing here. This take is vey enjoyable and there are just two details to adjust to get a flawless take.

- Timing: There are some timing issues, for example at 00:18 and at 01:00. The problem appears when you reach the faster passages.

- Vibrato: It’s not bad but I think that there is still room to make this technique sound more consistent. Sometimes it’s a bit weak or not enough regular. I recommend playing along with the original lesson to emulate the instructor’s vibrato.

That’s all. It’s a 8. Congrats!

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Todd Simpson
post Oct 30 2019, 09:12 PM
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Firstly, congrats on learning this piece back to front. Also, congrats on taking on something with this much dynamic range in it. I know that's something you've been looking to work on. This is the PERFECT piece for it. smile.gif
Your playing here is musical and enjoyable. That's one of the most important things for me. All technical matters aside, is it a "listenable" bit of music? I'd say yes. That alone is worth a lot in my book.
As gabe mentioned there are a couple of timing issues present. Also, there are some sections where the original really pushed it in terms of dynamics, E.G. playing very very softly, then striking harder to add dynamic flair. This is a very subtle art and comes from years and years of playing. You are heading the right direction. Always listen for the subtle bits.

Your vibrato is improved! It's a good idea with vibrato to start off nearly still and then increasingly wag the vibrato wider with each cycle. It emphasizes the vibrato itself.

Overall well played!! Solid 8 from me!!
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post Nov 1 2019, 08:34 PM
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Hey there!

This lesson is simply a stunnign composition. I'm glad you decided to go to some new forms of expression.

Now let's get to the educational part.

Your pitch isn't accurate in 100%. We spoke about that before. Guitar is a difficult instrument and it needs spacial care. It means we need to compromise the tuning between all positions of the fretboard very precisely becasue each of the is slightly out of pitch in default. If you have a -3 cents on one fret and +3 cents on another fret then both sound in tune. Now if you have one fret on 0 cent perfect pitch and the other on +6 cents, than the second one will definitely sound out of tune. It's cruel but it's just the way things are with guitars and this is why the quality of your tuning device and focus on tuning process make whole lot of difference

Piotr is his original takes uses warmer tone. Definitely less treble. I would say...his tone is more "Santanish". If it is any helpful, it's a guitar treble control, not the amp settings.

I've startted to point out particualr moemnts but I decided to stop and write a general advice instead becasue it occurs through all the take. I think you're missing the point. You're passing on too much details from original take. I can spot a difference on each of very first few notes considering fretting fingers choice and lack of vibrato where it should be. Remember - in these phrasing lessons each detail such as even some concious timing slips is wanted. You can laeran lot's from Piotr's playing. You just need to realize that the real study beings exactly at the moemnt, you think you got it done. What you did is a sketch and a good point to begin with. Now you could do the real magic wit hthis lesson and I'm hoping to see it in your next take smile.gif

Besides this you hadn are looking nice - shaping, fretting, vibrato motion + the green axe looks awesome smile.gif

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post Nov 4 2019, 10:05 AM
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Very nice - your progress is striking! There are a few timing glitches and vibrato needs more work - but if you fix that you will be able to record top notch videos!

I chose to focus on vibrato in my feedback video to you:

Because this lesson does not use any crazy techniques it has a low difficulty classification - which does not really consider vibrato, subtle timing etc.

You get an 8 from me - keep up the good work!

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