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Steve Vai Rhythm, Whitesnake Era
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post Jan 1 2011, 06:32 AM
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Steve Vai Rhythm, Whitesnake Era
Link to the original lesson: here

Gear: PRS Custom 24, POD HD500, Sonar, Sony Vegas
Notes: Lots of good stuff in this lesson. For me, I had to work pretty hard to get the left hand muting down especially on the intro and outro. And then there is that legato lick transition that's used to mark the changes. It was tricky. ...basically 16th notes at 170. I got them pretty good but not perfect for sure. As it turns out, the part I least like about my take here is the break or slow part near the end. It would have helped if I could have reached the pickup selector switch in time to switch to the neck pickup here. The rotary switch on the PRS has some drawbacks. All in all, I'm pretty happy with this take. This lesson helped me advance my right hand techinique a ton. I think I will look for others like it to help me push the envelope a bit on right hand. Thanks Jonathan!

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post Jan 2 2011, 03:29 PM
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James, I'm proud. You did an amazing job, almost perfect. There are a couple of rhythmic detail, I would say 95% is perfect. Thank you very much, it is a pleasure for me to see this work.


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post Jan 2 2011, 07:06 PM
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Yes, almost perfect. Great job and effort James smile.gif


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post Jan 8 2011, 10:12 AM
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Awesome take and I'm glad you're pushing the envelopes. Try to get those legato licks cleaner and overall timing a bit more precise and it will be perfect.

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Well played as always Jim..9!

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