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> Purple Hayes - Swing Jazz Blues
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purple hayes
post Nov 28 2009, 12:41 AM
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Original lesson: https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/ls/Swing-Jazz-Blues/

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Notes: I did something with this REC submission that I haven't done in and past and that was to alter it a bit and 'make it my own'. I went for more of a smooth jazz type of feel.

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Laszlo Boross
post Nov 29 2009, 09:38 PM
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Very very good take! The ocatve solo part and the improvisation part is almost perfect.
There are some timing problem on some places, but nothing serious.And maybe in the improvisation part you have to pay more attention to the stressing.There are heavy tones and less emphatic tones and if we play these notes well, then will be our playing really jazzy. The chord part is the most difficult part in this practice. Your playing was really nice, but try to play some chords lessly, not every chords alike long. These are already minor mistakes, but very important things. Nice job!! biggrin.gif

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Lian Gerbino
post Nov 30 2009, 07:27 PM
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wow! awesome... and it´s the same guitar that you used for the 8fingers-tapping. smile.gif
really like the groove on this one! and the fact you added your own stuff make it even better! well done!
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Emir Hot
post Dec 1 2009, 04:47 PM
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I like the tone and the feel. You have to go more for the swing feel. Like playing in triplets. When you play those short chords with fingers (right after the bass note) they are executed bit too late. Keep everything in swing as much as possible. Good work overall.

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post Dec 1 2009, 06:12 PM
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Another great take, I also don't mind your little modifikation.

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post Dec 1 2009, 06:50 PM
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8.4 on this one, (pass)
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