Hello to everybody, This is my first post here although I have been following the forum for quite a while! I’ve been playing blues and rock on guitar for years and. This garbage pick four-string tenor guitar accompanies Kurt on “Polish Song” (” The Guitarteachers and authors of guitar methods like to argue over what the ” best” here allows for example in the book “Intervallic Improvisation – The Modern. Learn how to play 5 cool guitar licks in the style of Kurt Rosenwinkel.

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As far as books, George Van Eps, Mick Goodrick, there a number previously discussed elsewhere on this forum which was helpful to me.

The Music of Kurt Rosenwinkel: “A life unfolds” – Intro

On sunny days during his stint in Boston he could be sighted sitting in front of Berklee’s Mass. According to Kurt a darker sounding guitar runs the risk of conflicting with the bass, even when played in a higher register.

Two days spent with my former Berklee fellow Kurt Rosenwinkel and a workshop at the Musikhochschule Leipzig, Germany in May gave ample opportunity to ten years later cherish memories of Boston, to talk for hours about music, guitar playing and mrthod.

Composition Even before the release of his CD “The Enemies Of Energy” of whose ten originals he wrote nine, Kurt had gained respect among musicians for his skills as a composer.

Eb down a halfstepBb halfstep lowerAb a whole step higherDb halfstep lowerG a whole step lower and Bb down a tritone. If you can get through all three you’ll have some serious skills at your disposal.


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Over time some topics have repeatedly come up rosenwjnkel I work on regularly. Just watch that Tim miller YouTube of him rubic’s curbing around that shit on the fly. You know, learning by making and correcting errors.

Many years and attempts later some tunings have emerged that Kurt likes to use again and again.

Kurt considers it common knowledge of any modern soloist and accordingly employs it with great command. After many years of practicing Kurt has come to the conclusion that playing from the elbow for speedfrom the wrist for positioning the picking hand over the strings as well as from the fingers for articulation all have their individual advantages. E, B and D-string are keeping their relative relation but are gaining warmth through their “flat-key” guitag. Despite being a guitar-friendly book with a complete mapping of the fretboard, the book is also useful for improvisers, arrangers, composers, theorists and students interested in the combinatorial approach to kuurt.

These days Kurt spends about two months guitat a year just practicing: I am finding a vast store of possibilities here, and I rosenwlnkel very grateful to Julio Herrlein for providing them. Improvisation With a smile Kurt quotes the most frequently asked question by students and at workshops as being: His text is filled with useful and practical tools that will be very valuable to any serious student.

Horizontally and vertically the guitar seems to bear no more technical secrets for him. I know this doesn’t answer your question directly, but if you have access to a teacher that could help especially if you’ve gained some ground in the books you mentioned.

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His favorite tuning from low to high e-String would be: Voicings What a surprise it was to me when Kurt with a big grin on his face reached in his guitar bag and took out an old at least 15 years chord melody arrangement.

I know exactly what they are! What we see in this book is heavy artillery! Some systematic practicing in a traditional sense stood at the beginning of Kurt’s career such as for example playing modes in position in all keys.

Here are some of the highlights that may be of particular interest to guitar players: Sometimes it’s hard to see the applications and the presentation is dry, but yes it is rewarding and I highly recommend all three. This approach is dealt with in more detail than space here allows for example in the book “Intervallic Improvisation – The Modern Sound: Kurt admittedly is also still trying to solve that puzzle. Practicing To Kurt practicing creatively is the key to everything. Apparently this form of practice still offers a good starting point to familiarize oneself with the architecture of the fingerboard.

Browsing All Articles 16 Articles. That an experienced player such as Kurt still keeps an open unprejudiced mind in my opinion very much speaks for him.

He recalls transcribing Coltrane’s solos on “Satellite”, “Oleo” and “Airegin”.

A very sovereign picking hand complements his brilliant left hand technique.