I wish the best of luck and would love to hear your results! My favourite aspect of the course is how musical the ideas are. This is only the performance from this lesson. The final part of the phrase is an alternate picked Emadd9 arpeggio using an economical fingering in 4th position. Issue 61 Jason Becker. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.
Ritchie Kotzen Solo Lesson One. After a few albums, he was invited to work with glam metal band Poison. Issue 69 Paul Gilbert. Ritchie Kotzen Solo Lesson Two. This phrase may take a bit of practice to achieve thanks to the tricky fingering but persevere and try this kind of rhythmically displaced phrase in your own solos.
Richie is very skilled in developing lines that are rhythmically and harmonically exciting, over traditional Rock grooves and utilises a series of modern techniques such as legato, hybrid picking, sweep picking and tapping. An overview of each chapter explaining the provided backing track and scale possibilities is included before the actual lick demonstration and explanation videos. Make sure you keep the volume of the notes consistant and try not to rely too much on loads of gain. This chapter will give the hardworking guitarists some great ideas for sequences and runs to kick your soloing up a notch for those minor key rock jams. I start this pentatonic phrase with an upstroke, playing two notes per string but you could perform the same line starting with a down-stroke if that feels more comfortable for you. Everything includes audio examples as mp3 files and videos demonstrating and breaking down the licks.
Nothing tricky here but remember to perform the lick with the correct accents, grouping the phrases as four groups of three and a group of four. Nick also gives very specific practice suggestions, backing tracks, drones and the included scale diagrams are likely to be helpful for guitarists who are new to the scale and mode fingerings in this style. I'm also obsessed with that guitar after the first video you posted. He's a master at making pentatonics sound great, as well as being a master at several other things musical. This is a pretty straightforward lick but watch out for the second bar containing a tricky slide from the 12th to 9th frets on the G-string and a tricky fingering moving down a E major triad in beats 2 and 3. A watt all-tube head that's individually signed by Richie and limited to just 20 pieces.