Rick Estrin

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Half Steppin'

Fifth Chorus Breakdown

Rick Estrin back with the fifth verse of "Half Steppin" In this verse we start out kind of melodic for the first four bars - Then, on the IV change we shift gears conceptually and introduce a little more drive. Pay close attention to the timing of these phrases - Stay in the pocket and remember, the space between the notes is part of the music too!





Topics and/or subjects covered in this lesson:
key of E
Chicago Blues
A Harp
Rick Estrin

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A Harp in the Key of E.

Loop 0:45 Verse 5 Acoustically

Loop 1:20 Breakdown of First 4 Bars

Loop 4:48 Breakdown of IV Chord and Back to I (Bars 5 and 8)

Loop 8:02 V Chord and Turnaround Breakdown (Bars 7 - 12)

Loop 9:22 Practice Loop of All 12 Bars

Loop 9:55 Review

Loop 12:14 Slow Practice Loop of All 12 Bars

Loop 13:30 At Tempo Practice Loop and Closing Thoughts






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Tominou Feb 24, 2017

Hello, I made a video of the 5 first choruses, but It's not brilliant. I've decided to spare you this one. I'll go one training... 

This is what I was using to listen to music when I was a teenager... so good remembers...


Bill Blatner
Bill Blatner Feb 17, 2017

I do remember slowing records down from 33 rpm to 16 rpm!  Yikes!  I'm old!

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