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> Take 3: Beginner's Corner 2: Open Chords, Lesson By Bear Rose
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post Nov 29 2014, 06:20 PM
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Original lesson: Beginner's Corner 2: Open Chords by Bear Rose

Let see if this take is worthy. Thanks guys!

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Gabriel Leopardi
post Nov 29 2014, 07:37 PM
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Hi Rhida!! Great job!

I checked again my previous comments and your takes and I can say that you improved each of the things that I suggested previously. I can see that you are evolving on each topic in a very fast way! Your rhythm is tighter and groovier, your right hand starts to be more relaxed and the chords sound clean and clear.

You need off course to keep on practicing this stuff to feel even more comfortable with it to make it sound even groovier and to be able to manage more dynamics during your strumming but you are definitely on the right track!

It's a good trick to use your finger as a bare when it's possible, however, as you are on a practice stage, I would also try to do that A and E using more fingers as Bear does in the lesson, just to educate your fingers in order to be ready for trickier shapes in the near future. Maybe the result won't be as good as this take but with practice you will expand your limits.

I'm really happy of seeing your playing improve that fast. Keep on rocking friend!

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Cosmin Lupu
post Nov 30 2014, 02:44 PM
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Howdy there!

Mate, there's not much to say now, aside what Gabi has mentioned - just follow the lines you had followed so far and keep practicing as focused as possible. This take is clearly better then the previous ones and I think that more practice will bring you closer to the desired shape of this lesson. As Gabi said, tapping the foot along with the backing will build your internal clock and you will definitely develop a great sense of rhythm in time!

Keep rocking!


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Ben Higgins
post Nov 30 2014, 06:17 PM
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I voted on this earlier and then the internet cut off !

I was really impressed with how much you have improved your timing overall - it's a big difference smile.gif

You're getting that relaxed sound to your changes now.. the only thing to say is to keep going with this and you'll just get better at timing and moving from one chord to another with more fluidity.

Great work !

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