Rick Estrin

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Fourth Verse Breakdown

Hey Sonic Junction - This week we're developing our moaning skills. We're creating that moan by using volume swells, in conjunction with some swooping bends. A good moan, especially on long tones, will give your playing a big time, soul infusion.

Rick Estrin



Topics and/or subjects covered in this lesson:
Chicago Blues

Backing Track

Print Print Chords & Tab

A Harp in the Key of E.

Loop 0:43 Verse 4 Acoustically

Loop 1:37 Breakdown of First 4 Bars

Loop 4:42 Breakdown of IV Chord and Back to I (Bars 5 - 8)

Loop 6:50 Quick Overview of V Chord and Turnaround

Loop 7:57 Practice Loop of First 8 Bars

Loop 10:40 Breakdown of V Chord and Turnaround

Loop 15:00 Practice Loop of 4th Verse

Loop 15:50 Closing Thoughts





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Bill Blatner
Bill Blatner Jun 20, 2017

Have no doubt that your demonstrations and explanations are needed!  By me for sure.

In addition to the seemless volume and pitch swell, you also get changes in tone that are kind of uncanny.  Who would think it could be so tricky to play one note?

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