Tosin Abasi teaches Animals As Leaders' song "On Impulse." Tosin teaches the individual song sections as well as the lead portions.
Taught by Tosin Abasi in Songs With Tosin Abasi seriesLength: 36:21Difficulty: 3.5 of 5
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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