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> Ballad Soloing #3 - classic rock phrasing, Lesson By Darius Wave
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Monica Gheorghev...
post Feb 27 2017, 06:09 PM
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Original lesson: Ballad Soloing #3 - classic rock phrasing by Darius Wave

Hi guys, Darek team returned in REC. I must say that I never believed that I will be ever able to play this lesson, but after a very demanding practice (I still dream all the accents and details from lesson), once again Darek showed me that he can do miracles. Darek you are absolutely brilliant!!! This lesson was as hell on earth but in the end we did it. Thank you for all your patience, explanations, your millions of feedback videos and your wise words which helped me to succeed this lesson: "we fight it because we never say something is above our level ". You are a truly amazing instructor!!!

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Darius Wave
post Feb 27 2017, 06:17 PM
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We've spend a lot of time on this one. I'm proud of your hard work. You know all my thoughts. Let's see what will guys say smile.gif


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Gabriel Leopardi
post Mar 1 2017, 01:42 PM
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Hi Monica!

This is so impressive! The first thing that surprises me is the warm and tasty tone that you are getting from the Jackson. I would relate that guitar to metal, but you are making it sound exactly as this backing and lesson requires it! I can imagine people of Jackson contacting you soon if you continue delivering this amazing vids.

Your playing is killer too. This is a very tricky lesson, not only because of the monster licks in the end. It includes a lot of subtle elements as it usually happens with Darius amazing works.

There are some little details regarding timing in the faster licks but really really small, and there is some room to get more of the dynamics work by Darius in the melodic sections but this is only by comparing to the original lesson. You making this solo yours, and that's what matters.

I loved this one. Well done friend!




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Ben Higgins
post Mar 1 2017, 02:25 PM
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Hi Monica this is awesome. Probably one of the most impressive REC's we've ever seen here at GMC.

I thought the hammer-on /pull-off lick performed by the little finger could have been clearer at 0:43. That's about it.

The tone is great, your articulation is brilliant. There's lots of dynamics going on with the staccato notes and you nailed them!

Those arpeggios..... they speak for themselves cool.gif


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Fran
post Mar 1 2017, 06:14 PM
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