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What's your favorite Pete Wernick Break?

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Sep 17, 2019 - 10:42:53 AM

Mooooo

USA

7123 posts since 8/20/2016

Dr. Banjo has a ton of great breaks throughout the years, which one is your favorite to pick? I imagine 99 Years (and One Dark Day) is the most popular, so, what other ones do you like?

Edited by - Mooooo on 09/17/2019 10:44:43

Sep 17, 2019 - 11:36:38 AM

135 posts since 7/24/2009

I like Sky Rider and his break on Colleen Malone

Sep 17, 2019 - 11:42:01 AM

1915 posts since 10/9/2004

Radio Boogie for me!  (Especially 3rd break). You Rock, Dr. B!!!
Happy trails,
Randy in Germantown, TN

https://drbanjo.com/radio-boogie-free-tab/

Edited by - Quagmire on 09/17/2019 11:48:45

Sep 17, 2019 - 11:43:28 AM

chuckv97

Canada

43456 posts since 10/5/2013

This break on Blue Night at 0:53 seconds
youtu.be/5SaJDGfQus0

Sep 17, 2019 - 1:02 PM

1915 posts since 10/9/2004

quote:
Originally posted by TR Dockery

Radio Boogie for me!  (Especially 3rd break). You Rock, Dr. B!!!
Happy trails,
Randy in Germantown, TN

https://drbanjo.com/radio-boogie-free-tab/


Should’a made this link part of my OP:

https://drbanjo.com/drb/audio/hot-rize-radio-boogie.mp3

3rd Break is at 1:56 or so but do yourself a favor and listen to the whole song!

Sep 17, 2019 - 2:43:51 PM

3203 posts since 7/12/2006

his second break on Untold Stories is one of mine. also Money to Burn

Edited by - stanleytone on 09/17/2019 14:44:52

Sep 17, 2019 - 2:46:55 PM

1172 posts since 7/14/2004

His chromatic break on Little Maggie, from the Music Minus One LP. Available in tab on his website. https://drbanjo.com/product/tablatures-from-pete-wernick-music-minus-one-bluegrass-banjo/

Also  like "They Cant Put It Back" with the Fiction Bros.

Sep 17, 2019 - 3:27:56 PM

chuckv97

Canada

43456 posts since 10/5/2013

I’ve always liked his “Huckling the Berries”

Sep 17, 2019 - 4:54:34 PM

O.D.

USA

3348 posts since 10/29/2003

Anything by Pete is great.
His right hand attack is the epitome of drive.

I seem to recall it refered to as the N.Y. rhythm.

Maybe if he reads this he could correct me if I'm wrong

Everett

Sep 17, 2019 - 6:11:53 PM

153 posts since 6/22/2012

Like J.D. Crowe Pete Wernick's pull-offs are very snappy and exciting to listen to. I think the pull offs give a lot to the style.

Sep 17, 2019 - 6:52:19 PM

12 posts since 10/4/2018

Wild Ride 1st and 3rd breaks. 2nd is ok, but I can do without the phase shifter. Even with it, that picking is top notch.

Sep 18, 2019 - 6:07:10 AM

2683 posts since 5/29/2011

Hard Pressed

Sep 18, 2019 - 7:26:49 AM
likes this

3256 posts since 3/28/2008

Hard to pick one, but I think some of Hot Rize's best songs had that chugging, boogie-like groove--"Radio Boogie", "Untold Stories", "Life's Too Short", and more. Pete did an especially good job on that material.

Sep 18, 2019 - 4:20:58 PM

bellf

Australia

251 posts since 7/13/2014

I like playing the solo for Montana Cowboy. There are many others that I like to listen to, but it’s the only one that I can play at the moment. I’ll have to do something about that.

Sep 19, 2019 - 6:38:51 AM

178 posts since 8/9/2004

Listen to his opening salvo on Think of What You've Done on the Hot Rize Take it Home album. So clean and those pull-offs are outstanding. Snappy. I like what he's doing on Sky Rider on the most recent When I'm Free album. And the whole On a Roll album, just all of it. So enjoyable.

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