The Acoustic Guitar Forum

Go Back   The Acoustic Guitar Forum > General Acoustic Guitar and Amplification Discussion > PLAY

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #76  
Old 12-29-2016, 04:38 PM
J-Doug J-Doug is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 2,068
Default

I just learned the final section so now I can play the whole thing. I need to work out the slow spots and then stitch it all together but I'm seeing the light at the end of the tunnel now.
__________________
Doug

2003 Martin 000-18MC | 2008 Martin 000-28VS | 2012 Gibson J-45 Standard | 2015 Gibson 1928 L-1 Blues Tribute | Fender Acoustic SFX amp | L.R. Baggs Para DI preamp

My recordings: http://soundcloud.com/tripleohdoug
Reply With Quote
  #77  
Old 12-29-2016, 10:46 PM
TBman's Avatar
TBman TBman is offline
Charter Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 16,155
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by J-Doug View Post
I just learned the final section so now I can play the whole thing. I need to work out the slow spots and then stitch it all together but I'm seeing the light at the end of the tunnel now.
Good Doug!

I might throw a recording of Mississippi Blues in here sometime over the next couple of weeks. I'm not getting too much practice time lately.
__________________
Barry


Gibson J-45, Martin D-16GT, Larrivee OM-05, Republic Tricone 200, Alvarez AP66, Seagull Coastline Folk, Guild D-55 (retired) and a couple of others.



Blues improvisation in Orkney tuning (CGDGCD)
{played on a Martin D-16GT}
Reply With Quote
  #78  
Old 12-31-2016, 05:11 PM
WonderMonkey WonderMonkey is offline
Charter Member
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Vandalia, OH
Posts: 668
Default

Today I started on Sister Golden Hair, by America. My lunch jam buddy picked the song but I'm happy he did because I'll use barre chords. Previously I toyed with the F barre but didn't use it in a song, therefore it wasn't given much of a chance.

I know many get very frustrated when getting going on barre's so I'm going to just assume that's going to happen and take my time.
__________________
Martin DX1RAE
Fender DG-8
Fender Sonoran SCE
Yamaha FS 720S
Reply With Quote
  #79  
Old 12-31-2016, 06:08 PM
Pitar Pitar is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 2,619
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by WonderMonkey View Post
Today I started on Sister Golden Hair, by America. My lunch jam buddy picked the song but I'm happy he did because I'll use barre chords. Previously I toyed with the F barre but didn't use it in a song, therefore it wasn't given much of a chance.

I know many get very frustrated when getting going on barre's so I'm going to just assume that's going to happen and take my time.
Great song. One of their more coherent lyrics.
Reply With Quote
  #80  
Old 01-02-2017, 03:21 PM
J-Doug J-Doug is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 2,068
Default

I finally played it all the way through in one shot with no stopping. Yay me! One minor slow down but no errors. I actually made it all the way to the end quite cleanly. So very happy! Now to get it up to tempo.
__________________
Doug

2003 Martin 000-18MC | 2008 Martin 000-28VS | 2012 Gibson J-45 Standard | 2015 Gibson 1928 L-1 Blues Tribute | Fender Acoustic SFX amp | L.R. Baggs Para DI preamp

My recordings: http://soundcloud.com/tripleohdoug
Reply With Quote
  #81  
Old 01-02-2017, 05:30 PM
TBman's Avatar
TBman TBman is offline
Charter Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 16,155
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by WonderMonkey View Post
Today I started on Sister Golden Hair, by America. My lunch jam buddy picked the song but I'm happy he did because I'll use barre chords. Previously I toyed with the F barre but didn't use it in a song, therefore it wasn't given much of a chance.

I know many get very frustrated when getting going on barre's so I'm going to just assume that's going to happen and take my time.
That's a great song. I used to play that when I was a kid....
__________________
Barry


Gibson J-45, Martin D-16GT, Larrivee OM-05, Republic Tricone 200, Alvarez AP66, Seagull Coastline Folk, Guild D-55 (retired) and a couple of others.



Blues improvisation in Orkney tuning (CGDGCD)
{played on a Martin D-16GT}
Reply With Quote
  #82  
Old 01-07-2017, 03:24 PM
J-Doug J-Doug is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 2,068
Default

Spent a good part of the day working on the tune. Still rough as ever. Starting to think I'm never going to smooth this song out. Ugh.
__________________
Doug

2003 Martin 000-18MC | 2008 Martin 000-28VS | 2012 Gibson J-45 Standard | 2015 Gibson 1928 L-1 Blues Tribute | Fender Acoustic SFX amp | L.R. Baggs Para DI preamp

My recordings: http://soundcloud.com/tripleohdoug
Reply With Quote
  #83  
Old 01-13-2017, 10:06 AM
J-Doug J-Doug is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 2,068
Default

Starting to improve. I've stopped obsessing and now I just play it through a couple of times everyday. It's getting better, not perfect but better.
__________________
Doug

2003 Martin 000-18MC | 2008 Martin 000-28VS | 2012 Gibson J-45 Standard | 2015 Gibson 1928 L-1 Blues Tribute | Fender Acoustic SFX amp | L.R. Baggs Para DI preamp

My recordings: http://soundcloud.com/tripleohdoug
Reply With Quote
  #84  
Old 01-13-2017, 09:07 PM
TBman's Avatar
TBman TBman is offline
Charter Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 16,155
Default

I'm going to get back to Lutrell and The Entertainer. I took a break from those two, worked on some improvs, Mississippi Blues, Deep River Blues and Cincinnati Rag. I'm going to work them all in together and see what shakes out. I have so much stuff I could work on it isn't funny, but I'm having fun getting nothing done......
__________________
Barry


Gibson J-45, Martin D-16GT, Larrivee OM-05, Republic Tricone 200, Alvarez AP66, Seagull Coastline Folk, Guild D-55 (retired) and a couple of others.



Blues improvisation in Orkney tuning (CGDGCD)
{played on a Martin D-16GT}
Reply With Quote
  #85  
Old 01-14-2017, 03:06 PM
Pitar Pitar is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 2,619
Default Jim Croce Tunes

I enjoyed his music when I was first learning to play but between him and Maury, his partner, my undeveloped ear couldn't sort out who was doing what. Now I can hear though it so I'll be taking on I've Got A Name as my next new cover. I managed to get the progression and basic picking down today so it's a matter of laying the lyrics over top.
Reply With Quote
  #86  
Old 01-14-2017, 05:27 PM
BadCo555 BadCo555 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Posts: 1
Default

Can someone recommend a song that makes use of most of the neck? I'm trying to familiarize myself with some new chords/sounds


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Reply With Quote
  #87  
Old 01-14-2017, 05:50 PM
Pitar Pitar is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 2,619
Default

Blackbird will take you to the 12th fret in diads (double-stops).
Reply With Quote
  #88  
Old Today, 01:02 PM
J-Doug J-Doug is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 2,068
Default

Well it's time for me to move onto Maple Leaf Rag and put Red Carpet Rag into my repertoire. I still need to crank up the tempo and then record it but I'm generally satisfied with it. Took a long time to get it to this point. Tough piece but Maple Leaf Rag looks 10 times worse. Why oh why do I do this to myself?
__________________
Doug

2003 Martin 000-18MC | 2008 Martin 000-28VS | 2012 Gibson J-45 Standard | 2015 Gibson 1928 L-1 Blues Tribute | Fender Acoustic SFX amp | L.R. Baggs Para DI preamp

My recordings: http://soundcloud.com/tripleohdoug
Reply With Quote
  #89  
Old Today, 01:26 PM
JerrysGuitarBar JerrysGuitarBar is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 67
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Pitar View Post
I enjoyed his music when I was first learning to play but between him and Maury, his partner, my undeveloped ear couldn't sort out who was doing what. Now I can hear though it so I'll be taking on I've Got A Name as my next new cover. I managed to get the progression and basic picking down today so it's a matter of laying the lyrics over top.
If you can isolate the stereo channels on the original, you'll often find that Jim is panned hard to one side and Maury to the other so you can isolate either of them. That's what I do
Reply With Quote
  #90  
Old Today, 01:52 PM
fazool's Avatar
fazool fazool is offline
Charter Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Buffalo, NY
Posts: 10,314
Default

After decades of it being my un-achievable favorite acoustic piece, I have committed myself to mastering Midsummer's Daydream.

I found a 4-part Youtube tutorial which is spectacular and which made me think "I really might be able to do this".

I've finished part 1 of the tutorial and am now just practicing those parts.

I am super stoked by how well it went......granted this is the easier part of the song, but it's so encouraging to me just to have the possibility of playing this.

So......I practiced the opening part dozens (and dozens) of times last night.
__________________
Fazool "The wand chooses the wizard, Mr. Potter"
Taylor GC7
| Taylor GA3-12 | Aria SW-8 | Gibson Sonex 180 Custom
Reply With Quote
Reply

  The Acoustic Guitar Forum > General Acoustic Guitar and Amplification Discussion > PLAY

Thread Tools



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:09 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, The Acoustic Guitar Forum
vB Ad Management by =RedTyger=