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Performance Videos

Red House – Jimi Hendrix Going Down – Freddie King Killing Floor – Howlin’ Wolf Boom Boom – John Lee Hooker Well done to Chris, Jon, Michael, Oliver, Steve and Richard! YouTube Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2F3413C2AEA104DA Advertisements

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Day #5: Friday 2nd September

[back] Richard, Steve, David and Oliver [front] Richard, Chris, John and Michael Session #1 – Technique Focus After the morning warm ups (physical stretches and technicals: 2-4 finger, caterpillar, five positions of the minor pentatonic and minor scale) a Q&A … Continue reading

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Day #4: Thursday 1st September

Session #1 – Technique Expander The class ran through their warm up exercises (physical and technical) and continued to memorise the five positions of the minor scale (Aeolian mode) using the five minor pentatonic scale box shapes as a framework … Continue reading

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Day #3: Wednesday 31st August

Session #1 – Technique Expander The class extended their warm ups to include two and four finger caterpillar exercises, the five minor pentatonic scale box shapes and now the five positions of the minor scale (Aeolian mode). To help visualise … Continue reading

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Day #2: Tuesday 30th August

Session #1 – Technique Expander Our first session started with the physical and technical exercises followed by incorporating the alternate picking pattern (down/up when ascending and up/down when descending) into the five positions of the Minor Pentatonic Scale (R b3, … Continue reading

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Day #1: Monday 29th August

Session #1 – Technique Expander The mornings first session started with an introduction about the course from Richard before the class learnt about physical warm up exercises for guitar players; an important element of a practice routine for any prolonged … Continue reading

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Arrivals Day…

The students will arrive this afternoon for the Modern Electric Blues Guitarist Holiday. Here are some photos of the splendid scenery in Bercloux, La Moreau, France. All photos in the gallery © Wlodek Tych http://www.southlakesphoto.co.uk Follow updates throughout the holiday … Continue reading

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