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> Funking Single Notes, Lesson By Stephane Lucarelli
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post Aug 18 2013, 08:52 PM
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Original lesson: Funking Single Notes by Stephane Lucarelli

I can hear the timing errors...been working on reducing them for a while, but those early attacks are hard for me to eliminate. Any suggestions?

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post Aug 19 2013, 08:03 AM
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Hey mate - this sort of playing is not as easy as it might seem at first glance, so don't worry about the timing - once you will try a different approach, you will be able to do it a lot better.

Notice how Steph's right hand is moving in a continuous 16th note pulse even when he is not touching the strings? That's what provides the flow in this sort of playing and in funk music in general - a continuous wrist/forearm swing type motion, working in a 16th note pulse.

Try it in the air and on all your muted strings, in order to get acquainted to the idea, ok?

Keep funking!


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post Aug 19 2013, 02:56 PM
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Hi mate! Cosmin has already given you the trick for for this. Keeping the hand movement is the way to go to keep the groove and correct tempo of this funky stuff. Try it and you will get surprised of how much you can improve this one.

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post Aug 20 2013, 02:07 AM
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Your right hand angle, picking strength looks very good. Keep that unchanged but...consider to reanalyse picking direction. I see some moments of hesitation when You're not completely sure which way to pick. This affects the timming that is the main issue of this take. Nothing more complain smile.gif Well done smile.gif

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