Funky Clapton

by Piotr Kaczor

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    THE PROFESSOR As you can hear in this very cool lesson by Piotr, there is a lot you can do as far as creating interesting chord progressions using triads in inversion and m7 chords, both of which might sound a little advanced, but are not as hard as you think to get under your fingers and into your theory vocabulary. 

    Learning how to build and use minor 7th chords for guitar as well as triad inversions for guitar can go a long way in expanding your theory knowledge, helping you break out of the standard chord shapes on the neck, and let you dig into a Funky chord style like Eric Clapton all at the same time.

    Hi all!

    I'd like to present you another funky tune influenced by guitar hero. This time it will be Eric Clapton.
    I hope that the backing track will give you some positive vibrations and inspiration.

    Techniques:

    * Vibrato
    * Bends
    * Dynamics

    Standard tuning: E, A, D, G, B, E

    Key: D

    Time signature: 4/4,

    Chord progression:

    D, D/G, Em7, A, Bm7, A/C#
    D, D/G, Bm7, A/C#, D
    F#m7, Bm7, Em7 A, F#m7, G, A, Bm7, A/C#

    Equipment:
    Custom Stratocaster - guitars
    NI Guitar Rig 4 - amp modelling
    Kontakt 4 - hammond organ, rhodes piano, bass
    BFD ECO - percussion
    Samplitude - DAW
    M-audio ProFire 2626 - audio interface

    If you have any questions:
    * Give feedback (upper-right-corner)
    * General Forum

    Enjoy! /Piotr

    D IONIAN MODE

    D PENTATONIC MAJOR SCALE
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