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> (7.6 Pass) Guitar Loves Piano, Lesson By Piotr Kaczor
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post Oct 21 2011, 07:13 PM
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Original lesson: Guitar Loves Piano by Piotr Kaczor

Hey guys, A lot of vibrato inthis one. I tried to make them all different, some wider, some smaller, a subtle circular and a classic. Hope it's any good. Gear : Les Paul, POD X3

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post Oct 21 2011, 09:20 PM
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Well played piece. You got the notes down, and most of the expression, but it a bit rough on the edges, and timing needs more flow, it's a bit shaky.

Also, very important thing here is that your guitar is just ever so slightly out of tune, so it's sounding a bit off almost all the time. It's not that big of a deal, but that could really improve the overall quality.

In general, I think you need to work a bit more on vibrato, timing and fixing the tone a bit (so it's more rounded, not so buzzy), and it will sound perfect.

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post Oct 22 2011, 08:34 AM
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I agree with Ivan smile.gif Nico, out of what I am seeing you are still playing the vibrato a bit mechanical - it means you are still working on the technique which is not bad at all, but try to get a bit loose in the context of this song. Feel the notes, don't think like : 'Oh, I'm gonna use this type of vibrato here and this other type here'. Maybe I'm wrong and you didn't approach the piece like that, but if you did, try the other way around.

It's a pretty challenging thing to do in my opinion as it needs the effect of the whole expression power residing in you! All you have to do is unlock it! smile.gif Cheers Nico and keep rocking my friend! You have all the chances to get there!

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post Oct 26 2011, 01:26 AM
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hey nico, i love to see your rec takes and your progress dude. with that said you need to work a bit on your bendings and vibratos, for this type of song you need to relax and let the notes fill the silence the whole time, and it's good a take, but you need to feel it to get it perfect.

also i think you need to tune your guitar better, or maybe it's the intonation?


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post Oct 26 2011, 06:57 AM
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hi! I think that the previous instructors gave you some really cool feedback. Regarding your technique I also have to say that it's clear that your vibrato is improving but it sounds a bit unnatural yet. I always note that the guitar is a bit out of tune. Remember always to check it before you start recording. wink.gif

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post Oct 26 2011, 08:59 AM
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Everything has already been said, pay attention to the vibrato, which in some moments sounds wooden. Also I think that you're a bit out of tune.

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post Oct 26 2011, 03:16 PM
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Hey, how did I miss this take ? ohmy.gif

Great to see another vid from you Nico. You've displayed some excellent examples of your vibrato. The other instructors mentioned some of the vibrato seeming a bit mechanical.. I didn't notice this but their observations outnumber mine so they must have a point smile.gif Perhaps in thinking about doing something, the thinking aspect has come across instead of just the doing. A good way of veiwing is: Practice time is where you want to do all your hard work, experimentation and 'research'. When it's time to play, forget the mental approach and just feel it. smile.gif

The only other things I can note are that the tone was perhaps a bit too distorted and harsh for this type of piece.. and the tuning. I think the G or B string was a bit flat.

Other than that, your playing was great as usual. I'm noticing an increase in your control and capacity to express yourself on the guitar cool.gif

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post Oct 30 2011, 07:27 PM
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