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> Santana - 70's Latin Rock, Lesson By Lucio Antolini
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bill chalmers
post Dec 6 2012, 02:02 PM
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Original lesson: Santana - 70's Latin Rock by Lucio Antolini

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post Dec 6 2012, 04:13 PM
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Hi Bill! This is a good take! The timing and bending are perfect! The two things that I would improve here are:

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+Trying to get a closer tone (more drive & sustain)

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Alex Feather
post Dec 7 2012, 08:34 AM
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I agree with Gabriel! You did a great job on this take and little tweaks will make a big difference! If you will follow the advices this lesson will be perfect!
Overall great job! 9 from me! smile.gif

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Ben Higgins
post Dec 10 2012, 06:17 PM
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Hi Bill, this is quite a leap up in terms of overall guitar playing and you've risen to the occasion really well !

I would have said that the timing could be improved in following the original phrases.. it seems they start a bit late ? But it's quite a hard lesson to follow in regards to how the phrases are timed so I could be wrong here, apologies if so !

As Gab said, try to go for a driven tone if you can.. although your gear might not allow it. Adding some vibrato to notes can be one of your next goals too smile.gif

Nice work !!

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Cosmin Lupu
post Dec 10 2012, 11:28 PM
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Hello Sir! Another great take coming from you, I see biggrin.gif Well, indeed, follow the advices given by the guys and get a tone with a little more gain, in order to obtain the smooth feel of Santana's playing.

Keep up the good work!


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