Improvisation & Soloing
Songwriting & Lyrics
Guitar Improvisation and Soloing Lessons
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 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.
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.
If you´re running out of ideas in your single string soloing, the chord soloing can be good to try. It will create another thinking in the way of soloing and will give you new ideas in the general soloing as well.
Major-scale legato lick with slides, hammers and pulls!
Develop your Blues Guitar soloing by using the minor 6th pentatonic scale adding the 9th tone in the playing• Author: @thomas-berglund
When playing blues guitar one can get stucked in the blues scale and the common minor pentatonic scale. To develop and go further from that the minor 6th pentatonic scale is a good choice and when you put in the 9th tone to it you have a new palette to use to your blues playing.