Dennis Gruenling

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Trill Seeker

Eighth and Ninth Chorus Breakdown

Hello Sonic Junctioneers,

This week we wrap up my study song “Trill Seeker” with the last solo chorus and one more chorus with the opening theme. In this section, we will be using some slides and some blow and draw trills in a melodic context. Then we bring it on home with one last chorus playing the opening theme for this tune. Remember that with the trills, clarity and steadiness is important, so make sure you work on that aspect of the trill technique more than anything…and have fun playing it!

Thanks for working on this piece, please send me your questions and comments…and I’ll see you next time here on Sonic Junction.

- Dennis Gruenling



Topics and/or subjects covered in this lesson:
key of E
A Harp
Dennis Gruenling
Trill Seeker

Backing Track

Print Print Chords & Tab

A Harp in the Key of E. 

Loop 0:00 Dennis and Dave Playing the Whole Song

Loop 2:01 Dennis and Dave Playing the Eighth and Ninth Chorus

Loop 3:17 EighthSeventh Chorus with Just Harmonica

Loop 3:47 Breakdown of First Four Bars (I Chord)

Loop 5:14 Practice Loop of First Four Bars

Loop 5:26 IV Chord and Back to the I Chord (Bars 5 - 8)

Loop 6:18 Practice Loop of IV Chord and Back to the I (Bars 5 - 8)

Loop 6:31 Practice Loop of First 8 Bars

Loop 6:57 V Chord and Turnaround Breakdown

Loop 9:11 Practice Loop of Last 4 Bars

Loop 10:26 Practice Loop of Entire 8th Chorus

Loop 11:22 9th Chorus Breakdown

Loop 14:15 9th Chorus Practice Loop

Loop 14:48 8th and 9th Chorus Practice Loop

Loop 15:40 Closing Thoughts





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Jim Wood
Jim Wood May 04, 2016

Very nice guys. I'm getting it. Is there going to be a backing track for this one?

Boyd R
Boyd R Apr 28, 2016

great lesson on thrills, thanks

Robert Fox
Robert Fox Apr 25, 2016

A truly trilling series! Thanks, Dennis!

Bill Blatner
Bill Blatner Apr 22, 2016

Thanks for a great set of lessons Dennis. 

tim james
tim james Apr 22, 2016

i keep forgeting to say TOP JOB to guitarist!!!!!


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