Jerry Portnoy

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Off the Wall

Fifth Chorus Breakdown

Fifth chorus of "Off the Wall." Sometimes it's easier to play certain things at normal tempo rather than slowed down, so in this instance I'm not slowing it down in the demonstration or telling you what holes I'm blowing or drawing. Use the slow-down feature to pick out the individual notes. Once you've got the chorus in your head and can play along with the slowed down tempo, just keep doing it until your muscle memory incorporates it and you can increase the tempo to the speed I play in the performance.




Topics and/or subjects covered in this lesson:
Jerry Portnoy
C Harp
Rick Russell
Little Walter
Key of G
Off the Wall

Print Print Chords & Tab

C Harp in the Key of G

Loop 0:00 Jerry and Rick Playing the Fifth Verse of Off the Wall

Loop 1:20 I Chord (Bars 1 - 4)

Loop 1:35 IV and I Chord (Bars 5 - 8)

Loop 1:44 V, IV and Turnaround (Bars 9 - 12)

Loop 1:20 Practice Loop of Full Chorus

Loop 1:55 Optional In Between Rhythm

Loop 2:58 I Chord (Bars 1 - 4)

Loop 3:14 IV and I Chord (Bars 5 - 8)

Loop 3:23 V, IV and Turnaround (Bars 9 - 12)

Loop 2:58 Practice Loop of Full Chorus

Loop 3:35 Octave Lick Breakdown

Loop 4:15 Using The Slow Downer and Closing Thoughts





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