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From: Christian.Cayeux@scinfo.u-nancy.fr (Christian Cayeux)
Date: 19 Jun 1995 13:10:26 GMT
Subject: LESSON 1 : Blues feeling


			Hi!

	Ok, here it is this first lesson. It's not too difficult to play
	but if you're a beginner, don't try to play this lesson till now :
	you could get bad habits.

	You'll have to play this little piece the more carefully possible.
	The goal of this lesson is to help you, and show you the way to
	get a good blues feeling.
	

	First, take a look at the scale used :


--------------------------------10-13---------------------
-------------------------11--13---------------------------
-------------------10-12----------------------------------
-------------10-12----------------------------------------
-------10-13----------------------------------------------
-10-13----------------------------------------------------

	Play it carefelly. First slowly and then play more and more
	quickly. But don't forget the goal is not to play
	like a chainsaw! ;-)


	You got it? Ok let's play the bluuuees.

	Very important : read carefully the notation and play effects as
	I tell you. Play in the good timing.

	Notation :

	- The 1 & 2 & .... helps you to play in the time.
	- pb : pre-bend, first bend the string until you get a note one
	step higher, then strike the string and release...
        - b  : bend.
	- p  : pulling-off. Make sure to make sound it good.
	- s  : silence. Don't make noise! ;-)
	- h  : hammer.

	Try to make it sound. Don't really think about the way you're playing
	but just about what you're playing. Just look at BB King, Buddy Guy 
	for example, you can see they're playing with their heart. They're
	living lessons.
	Just think you're Jimi Hendrix and play.
	
4/4

    1   &  2   &  3  &  4  &  1  &   2   &   3  &   4  & 
----------------------------|-------------------13------|
--pb13----11----------------|-------11--13b--------pb13-|
--------------13--s---------|-s-12----------------------|
----------------------------|---------------------------|
----------------------------|---------------------------|
----------------------------|---------------------------|

    1   &  2     &   3  &  4  &  1  &   2   &   3  &   4  & 
------------------------------|--s-----------------13b---13b-|
--1311--s------------11----s--|------------------------------|
----------12p10-12------------|------------------------------|
------------------------------|------------------------------|
------------------------------|------------------------------|
------------------------------|------------------------------|

    1   &  2   &  3  &   4   &  1  &   2   &   3  &   4  & 
--------------------------------|---------------------------|
----s-pb13----11-13--13b-11b----|----12p10-----10-12--------|
-----------------------------12-|--s------12----------------|
--------------------------------|---------------------------|
--------------------------------|---------------------------|
--------------------------------|---------------------------|

	     
    1   &  2   &   3  &  4  &   1  &   2   &   3    &   4  & 
------------------------------|------------------------13---------|
--------------11--13--11-13b--|-------pb13-11--13b--------pb13----|
----------12------------------|-----------------------------------|
------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

	Triolet
    1   &  2   &   3  &  4  &    1  &   2    &   3   &   4  & 
-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
--------11h13p11-----11--------|-----------------------------------|
------------------12-----12p10-|-12----12p10----10--12-------------|
-------------------------------|-------------12--------12p10-12p10-|
-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

    1   &  2   &   3  &  4  &  
------------------------------|
------------------------------|
--------10--------------------|
---12-------------------------|
------------------------------|
------------------------------|


	Well, that's it. Hope you'll get the feeling.
	

	If you've found this lesson interesting, if you want other ones
	, if you've got any suggestion, or if you're a beautiful women,
	mail to cayeux@scinfo.u-nancy.fr before the June 30th. 


				Christian.
				Blues and Love is what I'm living for.

 

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