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> Emirb - Steve Lukather Soloing Style, Steve Lukather soloing style by Jonathan Burgos
Steve Lukather soloing style by Jonathan Burgos
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post Sep 6 2010, 08:38 AM
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Hi there, here comes my take on Jonathan's Steve Lukather soloing lesson. Notice that I added some 'ornaments' smile.gif i.e. pinch harmonics, and some notes are bit shortened or maybe some grace notes here and there - nothing much (just a couple) and I definitely tried to keep these in 'the groove' of this solo, so nothing major just a simple personal touch. Makes the lesson more enjoyable to play, doesn't feel like a 'school work'. There should be a rule for this too, allowed - not allowed - how much etc.

Continuing from my previous REC post, trying to point out what was easy/hard for me. First of all, there some really useful licks in this lesson (for this kind of soloing) and these can be used 'straight from the shelf in similar songs/etudes) - that's actually how I practice this stuff in order to memorize it. I try it with another backing tracks (preferably in different keys!) and if I can play it - I've learned it. It's a lev 5 lesson, but it feels like it's harder than that. Solo begins in the beginning of the etude and goes thought out - no rhythm part. Not so easy to play - time-wise licks. Se that you practice directly in the 'right timing' and don't practice the licks without metronome or backing track. This is what every instructor should recommend for every lesson but for this one it is a must (was for me, if you learn it wrong - hard to get right afterward).

Original lesson:
Steve Lukather soloing style lesson

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Played on squier strat, boss distortion, some reverb and delay.

Emir B.

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post Sep 6 2010, 06:06 PM
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Great phrasing! and fluidity,

I would thicken the tone a bit, with more mids,

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post Sep 7 2010, 12:04 PM
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Sounds great, well played! smile.gif

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post Sep 10 2010, 07:06 PM
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Awesome take, man! Love your phrasing, and your sound, too! Some minor mistakes picking wise, but nothing serious.

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post Sep 13 2010, 03:01 PM
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8.7 on this lesson Emir, nicely done.

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