So after countless hours of study. I decided to take a methodical approach and go back to basics and start from fresh. As triads are the building blocks of chords and more advanced voicings. Discovering my E13#9/F Bebop tuning has been a challenge but is rewarding after I discover little gems for practice like this.
I have been meticulously cataloging and creating my E13#9/F Book to help me along this lonely road. With Universal thoughts on my mind – i.e. one tuning that has all I need.
So here is a snippet with Notation and TAB to give you a glimpse as to what is to come.
So just revisiting Autumn Leaves. Looking at a few changes and decisions.
I used a F#m7 voicing initially and then later use the b5 in there. A few additional pedal style changes and some drop 2 voicings. Octaves I haven’t decided if I should swap them for single notes at speed or keep octaves. Guess I need to test them both and change depending on the situation.
Playing Lap Steel Guitar on one’s Lap Steel Guitar although looks good can cause all sorts of neck and back ache after long hours of practice. Plus playing using a stand placing your Lap Steel Guitar at an adequate height is the way forward. This reduces any causes 0f wrist, neck or back injury in the long term.
A Projector stand is a great affordable solution to place your Lap Steel Guitar on. Portable, adjustable legs and light enough also includes carry handle and easily removable telescopic legs etc. Essentially exactly what you want.
been using one for years.
Here is the exact model I use however there may be newer versions which do the same thing.