Reply to this topicStart new topic
> G Minor, Playing over G minor backing track after practicing the scale
enlo22
post Dec 30 2011, 09:12 PM
Post #1


Learning Guitar Hero
*

Group: Members
Posts: 416
Joined: 24-December 11
Member No.: 14.670



I've been paying more attention to scales rather than just going without any idea. There's parts here that are crap but i guess i just wanted to hear it from you guys on your thoughts about it, and what I can do to improve.So here's my video, i was kind of indecisive if i should post it of not cause I don't want my dreams killed haha but here it goes.


--------------------
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
PosterBoy
post Dec 30 2011, 09:56 PM
Post #2


Learning Roadie
*

Group: Members
Posts: 2.447
Joined: 26-October 11
From: Galway, Ireland
Member No.: 14.225



Pretty good, the bits that don't sound too good are where you aren't landing on a chord tone, paying attention to the chords you are playing over and what notes make those chords will help you with your note choices.


--------------------
Currently Working on

PosterBoy's Modern Riffing with Gabriel

PosterBoy's Bootcamp with Todd



Gear
Tyler Burning Water 2K
Burny RLG90 with BK Emeralds
Fender US Tele with BK Piledrivers
Axe Fx Ultra - GCP Pro
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
enlo22
post Dec 30 2011, 10:45 PM
Post #3


Learning Guitar Hero
*

Group: Members
Posts: 416
Joined: 24-December 11
Member No.: 14.670



QUOTE (PosterBoy @ Dec 30 2011, 08:56 PM) *
Pretty good, the bits that don't sound too good are where you aren't landing on a chord tone, paying attention to the chords you are playing over and what notes make those chords will help you with your note choices.



Thanks for your advice man, i'lll keep that in mind! it was like 4 in the morning and i was sleepy so that's my excuse for now lol


--------------------
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
JPBluestring
post Dec 30 2011, 11:44 PM
Post #4


GMC:er
*

Group: Members
Posts: 188
Joined: 10-August 11
From: Ottawa
Member No.: 13.588



Great take man. I like the fact that you are moving from one box to the other it gives a good dimension. Good rythm all the way. Liked it man. Where did you get this nice backing BTW?

JPBluestring smile.gif
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Sinisa Cekic
post Dec 31 2011, 12:02 AM
Post #5


Instructor
Group Icon

Group: GMC Instructor
Posts: 4.649
Joined: 15-October 08
From: Belgrade,Serbia
Member No.: 6.085



Quite well, you have good finger position, clear and good sound,just keep practicing! wink.gif


--------------------
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Alex Feather
post Dec 31 2011, 02:47 AM
Post #6


Instructor
Group Icon

Group: GMC Instructor
Posts: 4.332
Joined: 21-November 11
From: Los Angeles
Member No.: 14.398



Nice job. Just keep trying to come up with melodic statements and emphasize strong chord tones as was stated above. For G minor, Bb, D and F are the strong tones as they are the minor 3rd, 5th and 7th.


--------------------
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
enlo22
post Dec 31 2011, 08:17 AM
Post #7


Learning Guitar Hero
*

Group: Members
Posts: 416
Joined: 24-December 11
Member No.: 14.670



Thanks for your replys, i'll keep all that in mind smile.gif
and I got the backing track from Youtube!


--------------------
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Ben Higgins
post Dec 31 2011, 11:00 AM
Post #8


Instructor
Group Icon

Group: GMC Instructor
Posts: 13.787
Joined: 11-March 10
From: England
Member No.: 9.820



QUOTE (PosterBoy @ Dec 30 2011, 08:56 PM) *
Pretty good, the bits that don't sound too good are where you aren't landing on a chord tone, paying attention to the chords you are playing over and what notes make those chords will help you with your note choices.


Yes smile.gif

These two bits of advice from Poster Boy and Alex are crucial.. I'm always telling people to try and avoid landing on a chord change with an 'in between' note.. by that I mean you almost get caught in the middle of looking for the right note. I know you were just jamming and when we're jamming we all do it but this is very useful to bear in mind when you construct a solo. Make it desicive, not meandering smile.gif

QUOTE (Alex Feather @ Dec 31 2011, 01:47 AM) *
Nice job. Just keep trying to come up with melodic statements and emphasize strong chord tones as was stated above. For G minor, Bb, D and F are the strong tones as they are the minor 3rd, 5th and 7th.



--------------------
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Ivan Milenkovic
post Dec 31 2011, 12:23 PM
Post #9


Instructor
Group Icon

Group: GMC Instructor
Posts: 25.396
Joined: 20-November 07
From: Belgrade, Serbia
Member No.: 3.341



Try going through my Improvising Workshop Series, it contains lots of useful tips for improvisation. You learned the pattern, but the problem is you don't structurize your phrases and don't follow chordal notes.


--------------------
- Ivan's Video Chat Lesson Notes HERE
- Check out my GMC Profile and Lessons
- (Please subscribe to my) YouTube Official Channel
- Let's be connected through ! Facebook! :)
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
enlo22
post Dec 31 2011, 09:26 PM
Post #10


Learning Guitar Hero
*

Group: Members
Posts: 416
Joined: 24-December 11
Member No.: 14.670



QUOTE (Ivan Milenkovic @ Dec 31 2011, 11:23 AM) *
Try going through my Improvising Workshop Series, it contains lots of useful tips for improvisation. You learned the pattern, but the problem is you don't structurize your phrases and don't follow chordal notes.



To be honest with you, I don't even know what Chordal notes are ..


--------------------
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Daniel Realpe
post Jan 1 2012, 09:30 PM
Post #11


Instructor
Group Icon

Group: GMC Instructor
Posts: 5.655
Joined: 11-October 09
From: Bogota
Member No.: 7.694



That's really good advice. Try to land on each chords root note first. Then experiment with landing on the third of each chord. Do it slow first, then you can start doing more crazy stuff.


--------------------
Visit my:
INSTRUCTOR PROFILE

"If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music."
Gustav Mahler


Subscribe to my Youtube Channel here
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post

Fast ReplyReply to this topicStart new topic
1 User(s) are reading this topic (1 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
0 Members:

 


RSS Lo-Fi Version Time is now: 25th May 2017 - 11:52 AM