This is the lesson covering my song called An Old Modern Time from my solo album Let It Out, released in 2006. It's a cool Neoclassic kind a piece with lot of alternate picking, string skipping, sweeping, few legato licks etc.
Hello, and welcome to my lesson "Benny Hill Theme". The Benny Hill Show was a British comedy television show starring Benny Hill. There were various incarnations of the show between 15 January 1955 and 30 May 1991, and it aired in over 140 countries. The show is generally sketch-based with heavy use of slapstick, mime.
Here we have Thrashed, a solo study in the Thrash Metal style that gained popularity in the mid 1980’s with bands like Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, Testament, Exodus and Overkill. The style is based around fast palm muted downstroke riffs, alternate picking and fast bluesy hammer-on licks with bending and vibrato.
This lesson focuses on some of Mike Stern's phrasing concepts: Blues, Chromatics, Enclosures, Outside playing, Tritone Substitions, Bebop phrases and interesting motifs. Lots of material to be used in your personal improvisations.