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This song was pretty much E major with a heavy hangout on B Mixolydian for the most part. I was thinking Hendrix (duh) Jeff Beck (bends) and Satriani ( sliding legatto and octavesand whammy). Whan I took off with the legatto flurry I was thinking Steve Vai, The little dittie around F# (Dorian?) followed by the tapping, I was thinking Satch and Vai. The tremelo picking near the end was a tip of the hat to EVH. The very end legatto E and B with whammy was inspired by Hendrix.


Hey, welcome back to the forum.

Is there anything in specific that you’re looking for advice on? Is this video for critique purposes or something else? Since I don’t know I’ll just say it’s good to practice with the strap adjusted so the guitar is lower. That way you get used to the feel.

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Thanks Ace. I agree with you. I am used to playing sitting down and will work on this in the future. This was my first recording. Frankly, I find so many things wrong that I am never satisfied. I ran through so many takes, that I picked one and sent it to a small committee of friends (one who studied classical piano for ten years). I know I need to light up the fret board better. I am working on a few pieces for videos and will probably do them sitting, and with better lighting. Thanks for your suggestion.

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