Had to get this done before Christmas was over with since I’ve been practicing for a while. Very imperfect version of Carol of the Bells, finger style acoustic. A lot of barring and finger movement in this and I’m not feeling 100% either, but here ya go. Merry Christmas.
Update: a little more practice with the Crazy Train solo. 2nd video. Getting better but still having some trouble, especially with the ascending riff at the end. Odd angle for my hands to get there in time.
Improv fingerpicking style of the old song The Wildwood Flower. Unbrushed hair and all. Using an Ovation through Boss Katana 100 watt. Some history of the song: “Originally it was a “parlor song,” a quiet tune meant for amateur performance in the drawing ...
Picking advice on Adrian Smith’s solo from “The Trooper”. What’s the best way to pick progressively faster licks? I show how I do it but they’re may be an easier or better way. Up for any advice and help to get up to speed.
To go along with people not being afraid to post, in trying not to be afraid to post. My amazing wife, Alicia Willis, did a great video in the forums about posting videos. Only way to get over my social/performance anxiety is to just post.