Guitar Challenge (Blues Study Pieces) - Solo Blues Guitar (Justin Sandercoe)

Brilliant James nicely played throughout, wouldn’t mind guitar being tad louder but anyhow it was great! Can clearly tell you put some work to it :slight_smile:

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You look so comfortable and embedded in the groove James. Cool blue tones. Well done.

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That was wonderful James. What a nice, laidback vibe it had. Sweetly played.

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Sweetly played is right! Love some laid back slow blues. You did it justice. :sunglasses:

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Cool James,
That sounded very nice, :sunglasses: … at the end your metronome started ticking a bit harder I thought I noticed, right? … but nice tone too,
Greetings, Rogier

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That was great, James. Most enjoyable. well played and recorded.

In my ears via my mid-fi earbuds, the bass notes were relatively soft compared to the melody notes. Still audible but I think the contrast might be enhanced if the bass notes were a little louder.

I love that piece and one fine day I shall have to resume the solo blues course, having first been distracted by a singing course and now running down the first steps of the blues lead path.

As Adrian said, from a production perspective the audio level on the video was quite low. I posted a Topic about that: Content Loudness and headroom when recording for YT

And thanks for the @mention on OBS, glad it was helpful.

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That was superb! Good one!

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Nice groove James. That’s really good.

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That’s really well played Jason. Mighty fine work.

Absolutely great music; well played with tone galore. Nicely done.

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TIL about OBS filters and that I can set the gain on my input - thank you! I’ll re-record with higher volume.

@batwoman @SgtColon @ChasetheDream @roger_holland @Bytron08 @frito @oldhead49

I know I’m only posting short pieces, your encouragement means a lot, thank you!

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Very enjoyable to my ears.

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Hi Jason
Thanks for posting - sounded really nice that, soemthing I aspire to. I need to get practicing.
It’s always been a goal of mine to get that independant bass thumb and finger melody going, tried so many times. I’m Ok at Travis picking but staying on one string has always been more difficult for me - proably because that’s the first thing I learned and so my thumb so wants to hit another string… :smiley: but you’ve inspired to have another go. These pieces seem ideal. Thanks for the inspiration. :+1:

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Great playing and nice tone! Cool to hear the steady Thumb on an electric. Looking forward to see more solo blues pieces😊

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Really enjoyed that Jason, well played sir.

Started looking at this again a few weeks back and signed up for the full course. Dug out the acoustic but looking at you one of the LPs would have done nicely. !
Food for thought. Looking forward to the next to in that section.

Cheers

Toby
:sunglasses:

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Hey - I tried to watch some of your videos of the blues studies and YT tells me that are private, would you open up access to them?

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Hi! Yep, they should be open now.

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I’m going steady on with the solo blues studies, and just finished a recording of the slow sixth blues. I find the piece fairly OK to learn, although some struggles with not playing the bass notes on the beat.
Justin gives a tip in the end of including the sixth shapes when strumming the blues shuffle. I think that sounds good and is a cool variation to add in to the shuffle.

Here is slow sixth blues
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkwcyV8dLvI

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Very smooth and clean @Snah … cool addition of some laid back drum beats too. :sunglasses:

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@Snah

That was fabulous, Hans.

When I watch and listen to you I want to shift my focus away from playing and singing, dipping toes in the water of blues lead and get back to struggling to play more of these pieces.

Look forward to the next one.

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