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> ( 8.6, Pass )the Tasty Etude, Lesson By Jonathan Burgos
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post Mar 16 2012, 02:24 PM
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Original lesson: The Tasty Etude by Jonathan Burgos

Well, it's not exactly my style of playing but Gabriel asked me to give it a try. smile.gif

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post Mar 16 2012, 04:45 PM
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Hey Dude, I think you did quite well considering it's not your style of music at all.

I think it's good to stretch out of our comfort zones to push ourselves. Although you're probably not going to play music like that you can definitely use some of the same phrasing methods like those slides.

Your timing was good.. the sliding and vibrato need some work but generally a cool take smile.gif

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post Mar 16 2012, 05:33 PM
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Hi mate! It's great to see you playing something that isn't your main style. This things really add a lot to our playing. I remember how much Kirk Hammet playing and phrasing (and even his solo tone) improved after taking some lessons with Joe Satriani.
Your playing is good on this one, I can note that you are not very used to play this type of phrasing but maybe playing it once every day you will even incorporate a bit more the feeling of this one. Your vibrato is good and the timing is mostly perfect. Good job! smile.gif

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post Mar 16 2012, 06:56 PM
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Sounds very good! I am glad you've decided to step out of your comfort zone and try something new!
As a musician you should be as versatile as you can be that's how you will develop your own unique style!
I like your vibrato and timing was almost there! The whole take sounds a little too stiff to me, but if you will keep playing it it will get better and better!

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post Mar 16 2012, 11:31 PM
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Very nice ! A few tiny errors, but a general impression is very good. You have a great sense for the rhythm,and as boys said , just a little more polish and this will be perfect. Great job ,keep practicing smile.gif

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post Mar 17 2012, 11:51 AM
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Congrats on a successful exploration of a new territory biggrin.gif as Ben said - new and unusual things push us to certain limits which always help us improve smile.gif I think you fared pretty good so, heed the advice given by the guys and keep rocking smile.gif


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post Apr 11 2012, 05:49 PM
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8.6, good job!

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