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11/8/2002 6:26 PM
 
It's sure good to be talking with two guitar geniuse's....what a privelege.
I agree private lessons is definately the way to go....but bear this in mind.
The South African Rand is 10 to your Dollar...so a Private lesson costing me $20 is in fact R200...dont get me wrong it's worth it....but it's a lot of dough which means I have to really think carefully about what I should ask for on each lesson.
For eg if I ask you to make me up a lesson with certain Boston/Foreigner/Bryan Adams rythem riffs on it.....how many riffs do you think you'd fit into one lesson and how long would it be.
Or let's say I said Pink Floyd solo's.....would each lesson be devoted to one solo or could we do a couple of solo's per lesson.
Or perhaps if you made me up a personal CD rom with let's say 2 hours of lessons of my choice....how much would that be.
So I agree your private lessons or personal cd rom lessons is a brilliant idea.....Im just working out what financial route would be best for me.

Regarding the rythem technique Im looking to learn.
If you have the time please take a listen to this song...its a instrumental but I like the rythem tech.
Here's the link
www.nowhereradio.com/artists/?aid=1886/singles
The song is Riffvalley.
it's kind of a Foreigner/Boston rythem.I wanna learn to play rythem this way.

Please if you can answer some of my questions Id appreciate it.

Regards
Lance

Pink Floyd & David Gilmour,nothing more to say
 
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11/30/2002 1:40 AM
 
I saw one of Pink Floyd's concert movies once. David Gilmore was playing some of those leads on a pedal steel. It might have been a lap steel, but whatever it was he really nailed it!
 
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11/30/2002 2:52 PM
 
I saw Gilmour solo tour and he was playing a Fender Lap steel through a rack of effects. It sounded amazing!!!
Michael J
 
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4/16/2004 2:10 AM
 
I guess I am just missing something here? I recently learned the solo to "Comfortably Numb", and I couldn't tell you one scale from another, or probably anything else that would help out. Is it just that I can pick up these notes just from reading TAB, and sound pretty close to the original?
I have always wanted to take lessons, but still not exactly sure what I would ask to be teached?
I recently wrote the TAB to this backing track I was using for the guitar competition at Guitar Center, track 11. I know very little about music theory and all that stuff, I just pick it up and play.
Good luck all!
out>>>>

www.geocities.com/williamcordle/index.html
 
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4/16/2004 4:58 AM
 
If you don't know what you should learn, you should learn what you don't know. Start with basic music theory and go from there.
 
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