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> (8 Pass) Jonathan's Melodic Soloing, Lesson By Jonathan Burgos
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post Dec 6 2011, 12:49 AM
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Original lesson: Jonathan's Melodic Soloing by Jonathan Burgos

Sorry for the lame video quality, I've been experementing with the Iphone camera but can't seem to get a good video from it.

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post Dec 6 2011, 10:56 AM
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Hey man! The take is good, but I would suggest more attention on the bends and vibrato, as some of the notes are a bit under the tone. Listen to the original take and try to get all the bends in perfect pitch wink.gif Keep up the good work!

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post Dec 9 2011, 11:24 AM
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This is very good take with very nice tone and vibe. Such a nice solo. Like Cosmin said, vibrato and bending should be more precise, and vibrato more even. Another important thing is to keep the timing sharp. Although this is a slow solo, you should be tightly locked with the drums. Making those slides bit more sharper/faster will help greatly, they seem kinda "lazy".

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post Dec 9 2011, 11:54 AM
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Mr Coffee ! cool.gif I would agree with the guys that timing needs some attention. Although your vibrato and bending can improve, you show a lot of promise in these areas and your overall playing has a very likeable quality to it ! smile.gif

SO for me, the thing that would make the tune even better is to get those phrases in time.. get to know how they sit over the beat and then try to get them rolling smoothly as Jonathan does. It's the way that phrases are placed over the beat that can make the difference between a performance and an 'emotive' performance that truly grabs the listener. You're nearly there smile.gif

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post Dec 12 2011, 06:12 PM
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Solid 8 bro, nice job!

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