What you can also do is take the chords from the progression (E7, A7 and B7), and wail on those. A lot of players tend to overlook this as you don’t usually play barre-type chords up at the twelfth fret and beyond but they’re there, and within easy reach of our scale pattern.
Here’s an E7 chord superimposed over the pattern:
Here’s the A7 chord superimposed over the pattern:
Here’s the B7 chord superimposed over the pattern:
A Little Theory
What’s really going on here is that you’re adding the major third to the scale, which creates a different sound that it would if you bent up to it from the minor third, or used it as a passing tone.
Once you can locate the chords within the pattern well, whip on your favorite backing track and try them out.
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