Improvisation & Soloing
Songwriting & Lyrics
Note choice is a big topic whenever we talk about guitar improvisation. How can you pick the best notes for your solo? Let me introduce you to the concept of Chord Tone Soloing.
Why your guitar improvisations sound all the same. When we aren't continuously pushing ourselves to learn new things with our guitar playing, it's easy to get into a habit of repeatedly playing the same licks. You might try to learn a new lick, but then even that turns into your same go-to sound.
…with transcribed lines, tips on scales and a backing track.
Learn two colourful chord types that are very common in gypsy jazz.
Discover how to start using the powerful gypsy jazz swing rhythm guitar technique
Learn a classic gypsy jazz melody with correct 'rest stroke' picking.
Learn a very useful gypsy jazz-style arpeggio in this video/text lesson.
Learn how to add passing notes and enclosures to your gypsy jazz improvisations.
Feeling a bit unmotivated to practice. Try these 10 easy to play songs for a bit of fun. Enjoy!
Here's a soloing jam to a Coffee Break Grooves backing track with 6 transcribed lines. There are 2 single string, 2 octave playing and 2 chord solo lines in the video.