Lead guitarist of Animals As Leaders, Tosin Abasi, teaches his own creations.
Tosin Abasi teaches Animals As Leaders' song "On Impulse."Length: 36:21 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Tosin Abasi teaches Animals As Leaders' song "Thoroughly At Home."Length: 23:30 Difficulty: 4.0 Members Only
Tosin Abasi teaches the Animals As Leaders song "The Price of Everything and the Value of Nothing."Length: 24:55 Difficulty: 5.0 Members Only
Tosin Abasi breaks down "CAFO" by his band, Animals As Leaders. An acronym for Concentrated Animal Feed Operation, this track is a highly technical shred-fest sure to challenge the best guitarists.Length: 42:28 Difficulty: 5.0 Members Only
About Tosin Abasi
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Hi. My name is Tosin Abasi. I'm the lead guitarist for Animals as Leaders. I've been playing the guitar for 15 years, and touring professionally on and off for about 6.
A majority of that time has been spent playing extended range guitar (7 and 8 strings) . I'm primarily self taught but I studied jazz and classical guitar briefly at the Atlanta Institute of Music.
The extended range guitar can offer a lot of possibilities for composition. Unfortunately, the resources available to 6 string guitarist don't exist in the same prominence for the seven guitar (especially not the 8 string guitar). Through my compositions I hope to break down my approach to utilizing the 7 and 8 string guitar in both lead and rhythm work. We'll also examine multiple techniques such as Hybrid picking, Sweeping, Tapping and Slapping.
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