The blues note is of course the b5, and if you’ve been following this series of blog posts, you’ll find it just
Following on the from the lesson on Parallel Thinking, I thought it would be useful to take a deeper look at the
Transitioning from blowing up and down pentatonic scales to purposely crafting your solos by taking the chord changes into account can be
In Part 1 we looked at how to use the major scale patterns to solo over pretty much any kind of chord.
If you’re not one of those guitarists that simply has to learn everything there is to know about absolutely everything on guitar,
The transition from pentatonic soloing to fusion or jazz improvisation can be a depressing time for guitarists as the good old pentatonic
If you were to learn how to improvise without using scales, how would you go about it? This the was the question
Traditional methods of learning scales such as the (crappy) CAGED System and the 3NPS System don’t really lead to melodic guitar solos.
A lot of intermediate guitarists arrive at the point where their soloing either sounds uninspired or relies too heavily on the pentatonic
My buddy Alex over at (the now defunct) guitarsightedinstruction.com got me thinking about teaching experiences, and one in particular that had a truly