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post Aug 28 2012, 10:19 PM
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Original lesson: Neoclassical Solo For Beginners by Emir Hot

It took me a while to record a take that I thought was good enough to submit. Here's what I chose!

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post Aug 29 2012, 03:54 AM
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You did a great job! Timing, bending and playing was perfect! Very very nice! Keep it up!
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post Aug 29 2012, 08:58 AM
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Hi Trey, very strong take - well done !

Try to take care with your string bends. I noticed that when you did that index finger bend at around 0:38 you let go of it prematurely. Although you can use your index finger for bends (and I do it a lot) remember that it's only one finger on its own so it might not feel as strong as using your 2nd or 3rd finger to bend so you might have to put extra care into it, ok ? smile.gif

I see a bad habit in that you do tend to leave you fingers out on their own to do vibrato. Instead of using just one finger, use your other fingers (the ones that come before it, so if you're playing with the 3rd finger, use your 1st and 2nd) to fret onto the string too so then you have the strength and control of 3 fingers, not just one. I go through all of this on my thread about vibrato


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post Aug 29 2012, 02:44 PM
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Hi mate! Ben said exactly what I was going to say about your Vibrato technique. Your fingers don't have enough strength and at the same time you let them alone doing the whole job. Check out our lessons to see exactly what we do with the other fingers when we do vibrato.
The bends also should be more precise. Your timing is good on this one. Keep on working hard!

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post Aug 30 2012, 03:24 PM
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Hey Trey smile.gif You already know my thoughts as we have discussed in your mentoring thread, so I am just grading wink.gif

This is a good take, but you can get an even better one, with focusing on what me and the guys have told you!


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