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Lick Breakdowns,
Melodic Minor Lick Breakdown.
Hey, Andreas here with another video
where I'm gonna break down a lick for
you, a lick that was
requested in the forums.
And, as I told you before,
some of you have been asking for
transcriptions, but I'm more about that
you should try to use your ears and, and
learn this way instead
of reading from a paper.
I read music too and it is good to know.
Nothing wrong about it, but
I think it's even better for
you to try to listen and
try to learn it that way.
And if it's too fast for you and you can't
really figure out about how to do it,
then just send a request in the forums and
I will, like, once a week or something,
I will have a new gig.
[LAUGH] new lick.
I will have a new gig, of course.
But a new lick for you broken down.
So, so you, you will be able to play it.
And, and this is a melodic minor lick,
I played at the end of
the melodic minor lesson.
And this one was requested by Henrik.
So, the lick sounds like this.
[MUSIC]
Slowly.
[MUSIC]
So
it starts here on
the eighth [SOUND]
on the third string.
Going to over,
[SOUND] over a G minor chord.
G minor 7 or G minor 6.
[SOUND] A.
And then we have the F sharp, [SOUND]
that broach note, the, the major 7.
[MUSIC]
And your G [SOUND] on fourth string.
[MUSIC]
You might be able to find another
fingering, but
I'm not saying this is the best fingering.
This is just the way I do it, you know,
I like to move around like
this all over the neck.
And sometimes, I find new shapes and,
and patterns and ideas.
But sometimes,
the fingering is not the best one.
But it's, at least I,
you know, it's something I,
I came up with in the moment and
this was just like an improvise one.
So, [SOUND] back to A [SOUND] D flat.
[MUSIC]
D on second string.
[MUSIC]
This is like I play,
[SOUND] this is like a ghost note.
[SOUND] I mean, but.
[MUSIC]
F sharp.
[SOUND] And a D again.
You know, you don't really hear it.
You call it a ghost note because.
[MUSIC]
So you don't really put emphasis on it.
[SOUND] One more.
[SOUND] It's more like this.
[MUSIC]
Then I play a C [SOUND] triad.
[SOUND] G.
[SOUND] E.
[SOUND] C.
[MUSIC]
A D triad.
[SOUND] Both of these triads are within
the G melodic minor scale so.
[MUSIC]
G minor triad and then I do.
[SOUND] F sharp.
[SOUND] F.
[SOUND] And E.
[SOUND] But here I, I use an,
a little ghost note as well.
[MUSIC]
It's like E.
[SOUND] E flat.
[SOUND] B and.
[MUSIC]
C sharp.
And these are not, like within the scale.
[SOUND] And you don't really hear them.
It's more.
[MUSIC]
It's more like this.
[MUSIC]
Something.
[MUSIC]
You get get a more rhythmic feel of
it, so.
[MUSIC]
Then I do D.
[SOUND] C.
[SOUND] And B flat.
[MUSIC]
If you want to play it here, [SOUND]
might be better for your fingers instead
of moving like this and then you have A.
[SOUND] B.
[SOUND] B flat.
[SOUND] A.
[SOUND] And B flat.
[SOUND] It's like a chromatic enclosure.
[MUSIC]
Of this note.
[MUSIC]
And D on first string and.
[SOUND] F, so.
[MUSIC]
Then.
[MUSIC]
Here is like a.
[MUSIC]
You can either pick it or.
[MUSIC]
It's on the second string,
10th position, A.
[SOUND] Then I have A,
[SOUND] the same note.
[MUSIC]
On the 14th position, third string.
[MUSIC]
And then.
[MUSIC]
This note
[MUSIC]
The A flat to G sharp.
[MUSIC]
That gives it like this.
[MUSIC]
A.
[SOUND] B flat.
[SOUND] D.
[SOUND] E.
[SOUND] F sharp.
[MUSIC]
F sharp and D.
[MUSIC]
So.
[MUSIC]
B flat.
[SOUND]
And A.
Then I move down here.
[SOUND].
[MUSIC]
You just figure out what I've done, you.
[MUSIC]
You can stay in this position if,
if you like, but I like to move around.
[MUSIC]
A.
[SOUND] D.
[SOUND] F sharp.
[SOUND] And.
[MUSIC]
F.
[SOUND] E.
[MUSIC]
At E flat.
[SOUND] And D.
[SOUND] Moving chromatically.
[MUSIC]
At the fourth string,
8th position, [SOUND] 7th position.
B flat and A.
[SOUND] G.
[SOUND] And on the 10th position and then.
[SOUND] C.
So we danced on C.
So.
[MUSIC]
One more
time.
[MUSIC]
All right.
Good luck with this lick.
Thank you.
[MUSIC]