In this lesson I review some basic riffs and try to smooth out what I have identified as some problem spots. Brushes and dynamics are also discussed. I also review the B section in order to make sure that we are playing it in tempo with the rest of the time. If you have any questions please let me know! Thanks.Topics and/or subjects covered in this lesson:
Open E Minor Tuning
Special Rider Blues
Special Rider Blues background listening: Skip James
Note: open E minor tuning (E A E G A E). Click here to go to tuning video.
loop @ 0:54 chokes
loop @ 2:52 brushes
loop @ 5:06 transitions
loop @ 7:12 solo transition in time
loop @ 9:51 slow down of variations
loop @ 10:39 importance of drone notes on the B string & closing thoughts
Note: please see previous lessons for tab / breakdown of the parts. The focus of this lesson is on technique, phrasing and dynamics.