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> (7,6 Pass) Nikeman64 - Pentatonic Solo Lesson, Lesson By Marcus Siepen
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post Sep 11 2011, 08:52 AM
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Original lesson: Pentatonic Solo Lesson by Marcus Siepen

Hey guys, Eight note triplets 160 Bpm, never played this fast before. As Ben noticed, there is too much movement of my right thumb. It's a bad build in reflex (from years) that I need to work on to get more stamina and fast tempo accuracy. I guess it will take some time..... grtz, Nico

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post Sep 12 2011, 07:36 AM
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Hey there Nico! smile.gif the take is very good overall, but you should work a lil' bit more on balance and timing, listening on the shuffly feel of the groove! It's not really a straight groove so that's what I was saying smile.gif check out some rhythm lessons based on shuffle, in order to understand this specific type of groove and then, I can bet your take will sound much, much more balanced!

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post Sep 12 2011, 09:27 AM
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Hi Nico, this is a cool take of a cool lesson cool.gif

Your vibrato and bending are good, as is your picking. For the timing aspect that Cosmin mentioned (it's only slightly noticeable) try to hold back a little bit from rushing and that will help you stay in the shuffle groove. smile.gif

For that stretch lick try moving the abgle of your hand even more so it's more parralel to the neck (classical position) and see if that makes it any easier. It might feel a little unnatural to you at first as you're used to playing with an angled hand (as most of us are) but being able to switch to the classical position when needed is a vital tool and will come in useful biggrin.gif

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post Sep 12 2011, 02:20 PM
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Hi man ! Nice take , as the guys says - pay attention to groove! It's not everything in a strict beat,try to feel the song, relax and everything will come in its place! smile.gif

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post Sep 12 2011, 03:14 PM
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hi man! the overall is very good! As Cosmin said there is a problem with the timing and the groove on this one. You are all the time a bit out of time but it's because you don't have the groove incorporated. Check also the lick at 00:50, it sound weird. Keep on rocking!

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post Sep 13 2011, 03:30 PM
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Nice take in general. I agree with the feedback above. Intonation needs to be more precise.

at 0:50 there's a few missed notes?

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post Sep 13 2011, 06:31 PM
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Very good, and nice proper tone on this one. Like the guys said, your timing is a bit stiff, picking hand moves a bit strange, but I don't think that's a big issue at all, you manage to pull out a good tone like that (just watch so you don't get pain in that part of the hand/wrist). The 0.50 legato lick is strange sounding like Gab suggested, perhaps some notes were off?

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