This is a really cool improvisation - and some great advice inside - thanks Nick!
Sounds fantastic !! great playing Nick
Sounds great and a good topic for lesson!
Excellent Love the improv
thanks chaps... hope it helps give you some ideas.
great lesson Nick...
Though i am unable to listen to this while at work, the topic is exciting and i cant wait to hear this lesson
Great lesson Nick and cool ideas inside!
Cool I'm sure you are a Frank Gambale fun
Sounds great Nick!
Great improvisation, sounds a bit like Satch
Great lesson, lots of nice tips. Good job man!
That's exactly what I was looking for. Thanks a lot !!
Amazing !!! love your great music taste
This is, in my opinion the BEST lesson of the site... I wish there were more lessons like this, that would teach things generally rather teach a set solo!
Thanks alot Nick, I really learned alot by watching this lesson
excellent lesson nick!!!
Very fresh lesson. Well done.
Excelent lesson, by the way whats the thing with the first two fretts of your guitar, it's some intonation stuff?
This is great Nick. Makes you view the fretboard in a really fresh way and has a real Frank Gambale edge to it. Look forward to more like it. Thanks a lot!!
My First thought while watching this was: "Wow, this guy is a Real Pro".
I'm glad we have you at GMC Man, Great Lesson.
Awesome lesson Nick
Thank you, Nick.
I'm loving it!
Would be great to have such a lesson
about chordal progression too!
wow thanks for the overwhelming compliments guys. Really cheered me up
with regards to the first 2 frets being bent... Its a system called fretwave. In order for every note to be really in tune on the guitar, every fret would need to be positioned slightly differently, but the worst offending frets are 1st fret G string and 2nd fret B string.. so to compensate for their sharpness the fret is knocked back to make it more in tune. Works great and doesnt affect the playability and means that all the open chords are in tune.. no compromise. So now E chord and C chord are in tune at the same time
all the best,
ps...eddie- I will work on a lesson about chord progressions soon
Great lesson Frank...ops...Nick!
Thanks Nick, excellent choice for a lesson, and well done!
good work Nick.nice impro.
Very cool man!! Great Lesson!
Very clear and understandable, makes a lot of sense! thanks man
good lesson nick!!
really cool lesson man
i didn't get the ascending and descending 4th sequence .... sometimes i think that i get it but then i figure out that i didn't .. i can continue it by ear but i would really like to no it's secret though
Very cool. The beginning kinda reminds me of John Mayer.
glad everyone is enjoying the lesson.
Zizi Top - let me explain what 4ths are first.... its basically a way of sequencing the notes in the scale. When you play through a scale, rather that always going to the next note, you would skip to its 4th (the note you are on is 1, the next 2, next 3 and the following note is 4). So here is how a C major scale would be played normally - C D E F G A B... but in 4ths it would go like this: C F - D G - E A - F C and so on... So you see I am going up 4 from each note rather than always going straight to the next note... Ascending 4ths is just the same thing in reverse.
hope this helps,
wow, quite tricky, i really like how it sounds.
Thanks man, really helped me
this lesson is realy great.
What about a general lesson on scale (mode)harmonisation.
thank you itsme - Yes that would be good.. do you mean the process of how to harmonize a scale in chords etc ? I think that would be an excellent idea
Yes that's what I mean. I got into that topic some time ago but it’s still hard for me to visualize modes as harmonized chord scales. At least in a more systematic way.
great sound man! nice.
thanks! glad you liked it.
I can't get enough of this. I'm going to practice to get it perfect and then I'm going to break it down to understand it and create my own masterpiece Your lessons are awesome. Please don'tleave lol
Good! I would be curious to hear your improv.
ps - dont worry, I'm hanging around for a while
Your improvisings really good. I'll definitely have a shot at this lesson.