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> Q8gust - John Frusciante Style Lesson
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post Mar 22 2009, 07:08 PM
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John Frusciante Style lesson by Gabriel Leopardi can be found here

Equipment used: Ibanez RG 350 EX, Roland cube 30x

I have been playing guitar for almost two months now so be easy on me biggrin.gif

Here is the take:


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post Mar 22 2009, 09:25 PM
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Rhythm placement - 3,7
Cleanness - 4
Feel - 3,5
Posture - 4
Sound - 3

I think it is a pretty good take since you've been playing about two months. The sound is the worst feature in the take, your guitar is hearable but it could be better. Overall it's ok but you could have played with more security I think.

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Gabriel Leopardi
post Mar 23 2009, 03:06 PM
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Rhythm placement - 4.5
Cleanness - 4
Feel - 3.5
Posture - 3.5
Sound - 4

Hey man! You learn two play the guitar like that in just two months?? smile.gif Your timming is very prescise and everything sound nice. As you have playing for just two months, you don't look comfortable holding the guitar. But it's just a matter of time. Nice camera angle!

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post Mar 24 2009, 06:09 PM
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Rhythm placement - 4,2
Cleanness - 3,8
Feel - 3,8
Posture - 4
Sound - 4

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post Mar 24 2009, 06:16 PM
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Rhythm placement - 4.5
Cleanness - 4
Feel - 4
Posture - 3.5
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Very good take !


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post Mar 24 2009, 07:39 PM
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Rhythm placement 4.5
Cleanness 4.5
Feel 4
Posture 3,5
Sound 4

Ok this is very good for 2 months of playing. The first thing I noticed is that you positioned your left hand fingers like classical players. You had your thumb on the middle of the neck. This is sometimes good and recommended but I think for this one you have to hold it like rock players in order to get more control. Your vibrato is therefore weak as you're vibrating in the "left-right" direction instead of "up-down". The "left-right" movement is only good on a nylon string acoustic guitar. Also make sure that your guitar is in tune. I think it wasn't 100%. Besides I think you did a great job. Well done.


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post Mar 24 2009, 11:54 PM
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Keep working man, this is very good progress for 2mo of playing. Your average on this lesson is 65.3%

EDIT: And it's actually even better. smile.gif My appologies, I averaged your score with 6 instructor grades and it should have been 5. This makes your final average 78.4% which is passing my friend!

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And thanks berko for alerting me to this.. smile.gif

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