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Gabriel Leopardi
post Nov 6 2017, 11:48 PM
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Hi HeithKliffTV! Welcome to Gab's Army, my mentoring program.

Before we start working, I would like to know more about you.

- How many time have you been playing guitar?
- Favorite guitarists, bands and musicians.
- What are your guitar goals?
- How would you like to you see yourself in 5 years (related to music and guitar)?
- How many time can you play guitar each day?
- Do you have playing live experience?
- Which are your strong and weak points with guitar?
- What do you know about music theory?
- Can you record videos of you playing?
- Share here audios and videos that reflect your current playing.


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post Nov 7 2017, 12:34 AM
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Hi Gabriel! Thanks for the quick reply happy.gif

- How many time have you been playing guitar?
7-8 years
- Favorite guitarists, bands and musicians.
Guitarists: Paul Gilbert, John Petrucci, Yngwie
Bands: Dorje, Mad Caddies, Lamb of God
- What are your guitar goals?
1. Solo (and speed equally)
2. Techniques (like hybrid picking
3. Songwritting
4. Musical Theory (and to be able to apply it)
- How would you like to you see yourself in 5 years (related to music and guitar)?
Im planning to livestream some guitar playing, songwriting, recording and such. I want to get to the point i can do anything! cool.gif
- How many time can you play guitar each day?
I practice a minimum of 2 hours a day
- Do you have playing live experience?
A small bit of jamming with friends
- Which are your strong and weak points with guitar?
Strong: Rhythm is pretty good, able to follow tempo, alternate picking, sweeping (on 4 strings)
Weak: Building chords(with theory), Speed, legatos, advanced techniques (hybrid picking and such)
- What do you know about music theory?
I can find my notes on the fret board,
C major/A minor scale by heart,
differences between natural, harmonic and other scales,
the basic on how to build chords (applying it is another thing though)
- Can you record videos of you playing?
I most certainly can
- Share here audios and videos that reflect your current playing.
I dont have any material to show you right now, but i can play these songs pretty well:
Lamb Of God - Laid to Rest
Killing in the name - RATM
My curse - Killswitch Engage
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Hi friend! Thanks for the info!

I would really like to see you playing any of those songs and if it's possible a guitar jam over any backing track.

What do you think?


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Ill get it done as soon as possible! It will take a couple of days, I have to figure out a couple of things with my new audio interface and Ableton wacko.gif
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Ok! Thanks for the update. I'll wait for your takes.


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Hi Gab!

Heres Laid to rest, done in one take:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ha84uL5X4x4...eature=youtu.be

I got a little nervous so i messed up a bit unsure.gif
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And here is the jam over a backing track (forgot to record myself playing)

https://www.dropbox.com/s/u6h12baf4rl84zu/AminorJam.wav?dl=0
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Hi mate, thanks a lot for your video and audio.

From what I can see in your LOG cover, your rhythm playing is very consistent. I think that we can focus on your solo side during this first part of the work together.

These are my two suggestions for this first week:

Hand Synch: This lesson is great for Alternate Picking and Hand Synchonisation. The lesson has very good explanations so please get into it, read the texts, and practice it focusing on making everything sound clean, clear and with the right timing. Start at slow tempos:

https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/ls/Hand-Synch/


Legato Stamina: Then, I would like to suggest working on this excelent lesson to train your left hand. This lesson is level 7, so It's not an easy lesson. I don't want you to play it at the faster tempo, it's ok if you practice it using the slower backings, to build some stamina and dexterity.

https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/ls/legato-stamina/

What do you think? Are you in?




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Sounds great! I will start working on them right now!
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QUOTE (HeithKliffTV @ Nov 13 2017, 01:32 AM) *
Sounds great! I will start working on them right now!


Perfect!! Keep me updated.


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