here is a note for note guitar lesson on how to play Jerry Garcia's (totally awesome!) guitar solo from "Bertha", on the Grateful Dead's "Skull of Roses" live album! ... from 1971 at Fillmore East ...
running time = 1:01:42
track listing ...
0:00 - carlo plays it 3 times along to the record
3:55 ... carlo plays it 4 times acapella, with no backing track ...
8:40 ... the lesson starts (teaching each lick in slow motion)
8:56 - Lick 1 (descending fast riff)
16:50 - Lick 1- part 2 (slide up to 14th fret & do bends)
21:25 - Lick 2 - (country type lick ascending lick to 3 high bends)
31:15 - Lick 3 = (long series of bends with triplet bends)
41:15- Lick 4- (slide up country type lick w bends, ending in G-F-C bar chords)
43:20 - Lick 5 - (subtle, catty lick, with a bend on the 6th .. ends with descending fast rock lick)
48:00- Lick 6 - (Ascending rock lick w slides and syncopation)
49:30 - Lick 7 - (slinky, thin, clean mellow lick, ending w 1st finger slide down on B string)
50:15 - Lick 8 - (7th note slide up to root, then descending lick ending in slide back down 57:00 ... play through the whole solo in slow motion ...
58:45 ... play through whole solo normal speed acapella
the guitar wizard
Carlo Zakers has been analyzing and playing Grateful Dead music for over 40 years ...
Carlo played in one of midwest's premier grateful dead cover bands, Perfunctory This Band, since 1987
this experience gives Carlo an insight into grateful dead music that few others would experience ... Carlo's TABS are some of the most thorough, and complete TABs you will find anywhere
Carlo has been creating video guitar lessons since 2015 ... his lessons some of the most detailed and thorough you will find anywhere.
many lesson websites would break each one of Carlo's lessons into 10 or 20 small lessons, and sell each section for $10 - $20 apiece
Carlo's lessons always includes helpful tips and exercises to help make playing everything very simple until it becomes second nature
Carlo also teaches and plays all styles... southern rock... classic rock ... country ... metal ...
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