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> (8.2 Pass) Aeolian Lead - Intermediate, Lesson By David Wallimann
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post Oct 4 2011, 02:56 PM
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Original lesson: Aeolian Lead - Intermediate by David Wallimann

Hi guys, I submitted this lesson about a month ago and passed with a 8/10 score. I have re submitted this again because I wanted to hear your feedback on any improvements that I have made since i first recorded this....And I have new pickups in my Washburn N5 which i wanted to test out and get your comments on my tone also.

Your previous comments on my first take can be found here: https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/guitar_fo...showtopic=40315

The original sound file from the first take i did can be found here: http://soundcloud.com/j_davis/aeolian-lead-intermediate-take

I had to delete my previous YouTube account so sound only...

*My Guitar and the backing track is tuned down a 1/2 step*

Thanks for your feedback Gents, Cheers

This post has been edited by JaxN4: Oct 4 2011, 03:46 PM

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post Oct 4 2011, 04:44 PM
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Wow Jordan this is light years ahead of your previous take. The phrasing and timing is so much more direct and positive cool.gif

I have only one suggestion - try and make your vibrato wider in certain places. When you use classical vibrato it's great but the regular up/down vibrato is a little too narrow and fast which gives the 'angry bee' effect. Rememebr that vibrato is merely bending a string in and out of pitch rapidly. Slow it down so it feels like you're bending a string up a whole tone, for example, then back again.. then bend back up, then back again. Keep it smooth and flowwing. Gradually speed it up so it stops becoming a series of bends and then it becomes vibrato smile.gif

I hope that makes sense. When you break it down like this and try out different intervals to bend to, like semitones, whole tones etc.. then it dissolves the mystery behind achieving a wide vibrato like Paul Gilbert or Yngwie ! cool.gif Have fun !!

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post Oct 4 2011, 07:12 PM
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Ben explained it nicely, everything is great as far as I can see, but the only problem is vibrato. Try following Ben's advice on how to practice it, and also check out this video (response.rar)

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post Oct 4 2011, 11:42 PM
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I also wanna put a objection on the vibrato, which isn't natural enough! Overall very good !

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post Oct 6 2011, 07:39 AM
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Same advice with the guys Jordan! Work on the vibrato and your take shall be greatly improved wink.gif

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post Oct 7 2011, 07:30 AM
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yeah, I agree with the previous instructors.. great job by the way! smile.gif

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