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Tutorial - Metal Improv Series
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Metal Improv Series - Example No. 2

Al Joseph 245 lessons

For once, I don't want you to transcribe this. Pay attention to the simplicity in the rhythm and or harmony.

A lot of players just shred over the backing track, startling their peers. But think of what sets players like Andy Timmons or Joe Satriani apart when they improvise. A story is told so to speak. This comes from years of keeping it simple and tasty. Being conscious of the emotions they want to relay to the listener. Try speaking through your instrument using one motif alone through the roadmap of your choosing and see how much more you have to say...

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