Are You Afraid To Play Slow?
20 notes per minute vs 20 notes per second.
To each his own.
Music is an art form and I remember my “art appreciation” teacher in 11th grade passionately preaching to our class that the style one person likes may be drastically different than the style another person likes. But the fact that both styles are “liked” was much more important.
The video below was posted on YouTube a few days ago by Anthony Stauffer over at StevieSnacks.com (check it out – it’s a great blog and lesson site for learning the musical style of Stevie Ray Vaughan).
When you watch it, you will not hear any amazing solos or blistering riffs. You will not learn any new fingering patterns, chords or arpeggio combinations. Instead, what you will hear is a well thought out examination of why we play what we play and why we might want to consider making some changes to our style.