Chordal Picking Al di Meola and Mahavishnu guitar lesson

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Chordal Picking Al di Meola and Mahavishnu guitar lesson

PLEASE WATCH VIDEO FOR IN DEPTH LESSON AND ANALYSIS -“HOW TO”-FOR EXAMPLES:

Chordal Picking Pattern 1

“Meeting of the Spirits” Mahavishnu/John Mclaughlin Guitar Picking Pattern:

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“Meeting of the Spirits” Mahavishnu Orchestra/JohnMclaughlin Tab/Notation

Al di Meola’s Picking Techniques: Chordal Arpeggio Picking Guitar Patterns: HOW TO:

Pattern 1: “Down Down Up”

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Al di Meola Arpeggio chordal picking guitar pattern

Variation 1: String Skip on “Down Down Up”

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Al di Meola Arpeggio chordal string skiping picking guitar pattern

Variation 2: String Skip on “Down Down Up”

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Al di Meola Arpeggio chordal string skipping picking guitar pattern

3/4 Chordal Picking Arpeggio guitar pattern: Al di Meola

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Al di Meola 3/4 Arpeggio chordal picking guitar pattern technique lesson

4/4: Chordal Picking Guitar Pattern

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Al di Meola 4/4 Arpeggio chordal picking guitar pattern technique lesson

5/4 Chordal Picking Guitar Pattern

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Al di Meola 5/4 Arpeggio chordal picking guitar pattern technique lesson

11/4 11/8 Extensions

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Al di Meola 11/4 Arpeggio chordal picking guitar pattern technique lesson

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Al di Meola 11/8 Arpeggio chordal picking guitar pattern technique lesson

14/4 Chordal Picking Guitar Extensions

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Al di Meola Picking Techniques 14/4 Guitar Arpeggio picking Techniques

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Al di Meola Picking Techniques 14/4 Guitar Arpeggio picking Techniques

The “UPSTROKE” Examples: Al di Meola Chordal Picking Lesson:

Notice the the upstrokes before the “Downstroke”

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‘Up stroke” Al di Meola Chordal Picking Arpeggio Guitar Technique Patterns

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“Up stroke” Al di Meola Chordal Picking Arpeggio Guitar Technique Patterns

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Chordal “Arpeggio” Picking Guitar lesson and questions answered

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Chordal “Arpeggio” Picking Guitar questions answered

Please watch video above for full explanations and examples

How to Anticipate/Syncopate and play off the beat: The example below is a little sequence. Notice the tie across the bar line.

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Chordal picking guitar arpeggios lesson and example of Anticipation/Syncopation and off beat playing

Now notice that the bass is anticipating and pushing the sequence along by firstly playing on the & [of 2&]:

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Chordal picking guitar arpeggios lesson and example of Anticipation/Syncopation and off beat playing

Here is the whole sequence where we can see the 2& being pushed and the 4& anticipated and tied over the bar line. The next bar starts on the off beat [1&].

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Chordal picking guitar arpeggios lesson and example of Anticipation/Syncopation and off beat playing

Here is another example:

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Chordal picking guitar arpeggios lesson and example of Anticipation/Syncopation and off beat playing

You can use just one finger and push the bass along as in the example below:

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Chordal picking guitar arpeggios lesson and example of Anticipation/Syncopation and off beat playing

The next example is the use of 5ths in the Down Down Up Pattern:

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Chordal picking guitar arpeggios lesson and example of Anticipation/Syncopation and off beat playing

The pattern can be counted in different ways:

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Chordal picking guitar arpeggios lesson and example of Anticipation/Syncopation and off beat playing

Or as triplets or groups of three:

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Chordal picking guitar arpeggios lesson and example of Anticipation/Syncopation and off beat playing

Here are both ways:

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Chordal picking guitar arpeggios lesson and example of Anticipation/Syncopation and off beat playing

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Phrygian/Mixolydian/Aeolian/Locrian Modes for songwriting, improvisation and composing music

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Hearing the Phrygian/Mixolydian/Aeolian/Locrian [Response Video] FINAL Part

In the Video above I go into detail explaining how to transpose the remaining modes, Phrygian, Mixolydian, Aeolian and Locrian to the Parent Key of C.

If you are a composer or improviser you may find this video explanation and examples extremely useful.

Phrygian Mode Piano Examples [Chick Corea]

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Phrygian Mode Examples for improvisation and composition [Chick Corea style]

Mixolydian Mode Piano Examples [Elton John Style]

Mixolydian Mode Piano examples Composition/Improvisation and Songwriting

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Mixolydian Mode Elton John, Billy Joel Cadence extension style chordal harmony for piano songwriting

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Mixolydian Mode Elton John and Billy Joel extended V I Cadence Songwriting Piano Style Chordal Play
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Mixolydian Suspended 4th line for extension

Aeolian Mode Piano examples [Elton John/Billy Joel]

Aeolian Mode Piano examples Composition/Improvisation



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Aeolian Mode with Minor Chord V for songwriting [Elton John/BillyJoel]

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Aeolian Mode with the AbMaj7 now becoming Ab#11 for songwriting [Elton John/BillyJoel]

Locrian Mode Piano examples

Locrian Mode Piano examples Composition/Improvisation

Locrian Modal Sound: Musical Example with perfect 4th and #4

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Free Modes and How to Transpose them e-Book: CLICK

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