Warm Up Exercise
Groovy Triad Improv w/ Basic Fills (Key of A Major)
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Hey there, friends! In this lesson I’m excited to share a fun 8-measure riff, which came out of me practicing “The Weight” by The Band. While working out the basic A-C#m-D-A chord progression of that song, I found myself exploring triad chord voicings – and took things even further by coming up with a few original licks n’ fills to fill in the gaps. An hour later, I had worked out this original riff – which I had a blast settling into. I think you’ll dig it, so let’s check it out!
- 0:00 Preview & Lesson Summary
- 1:04 How I Came Up with this Riff
- 3:33 Learning the Triad Chord Shapes
- 10:41 Main Riff Tab, Part 1 of 2
- 14:00 Main Riff Tab, Part 2 of 2
- 17:27 Final Tips & Advice
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