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> Winter Tune II, Lesson By Piotr Kaczor
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post Nov 3 2015, 02:28 AM
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Original lesson: Winter Tune II by Piotr Kaczor

I've been working on this lesson for about 6-7 weeks now. My alternate picking and vibrato have definitely been improving thanks to this one. I tried some new things with a better camera, so it's not perfect, but I'm proud of how far I've come. The GMC Borderline group taught me not to be afraid of more challenging material, so I tackled this one to push myself. Hope you guys like it, thank you for all your comments.

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post Nov 3 2015, 06:53 PM
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Hi mate!

Great to see you working hard! I'm proud to know that the borderline group had a big impact in your thinking and practice. This is a monster lesson that covers many different approaches to vibrato, bending, rhythm, phrasing, dynamics and picking. You are on the right track with this but there is off course more work to do in order to adjust some issues that appear here and there related to timing, vibrato, bending's pitch and in the end dynamics, which is not an issue but I think that you could get more o
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The timing issues appear a bit on the rhythm section but also in the trickier parts, for example at at 00:58, 01:06 and around 01:54. So isolate these parts and try to identify which others show similar problems.

Your vibrato is not bad but sometimes I feel that it could be more consistent and connected with the groove. Piotr plays a wider vibrato most of the times.

Your bending is also good on most of the lesson but some of them need more attention (01:19, 01:35 and 01:42).

Finally, check out how Piotr manages dynamics on both the rhythm and the solo sections. Listen, pay attention and play along... that's the key.

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post Nov 5 2015, 09:39 AM
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Hi my friend. This is a very challenging lesson to learn but I think you've done yourself proud. It may not be 100% but I'd say it was 3/4 of the way there.

As Gabriel has said, your bending could be stronger. It's generally accurate but try to improve on accuracy and length of time of bends. Piotr is able to hold his bends keep them going without stopping them early.

Tone: Your tone is tasteful and pleasing but I feel you could do with more sustain which will also help you with those long bends.

Vibrato: Very good, I'd say.

Technically I would say that you're very adept but you just need to be more comfortable with the song which will help with your timing.

I'm sure Piotr will be impressed cool.gif
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post Nov 5 2015, 07:29 PM
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Indeed, Ben! I'm impressed! smile.gif

I have nothing to add. I agree with Gab and Ben!
Your tone is super cool, your phrasing is great. Keep up your good work, my friend.

I'm sure Ellie will be impressed smile.gif

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