#1
Hey guys, I know these questions might sound really nooby but i need a little help understanding some things.
scales are a series of notes that in a certain key, sound good together? right?
from a key, you can use the notes in that key that sound good together to create chord progressions? am i right on this?
how do you exactly solo on chord progressions, you know with using the scales and all.
any help would be appreciated.
Thank you
#3
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#4
well i knew a lot of you guys and girls on here are experts and good guitarists and i really wanted good advice, i think im on the edge of figuring out scales and everything about them, i just need a little more info
#5
Every key signature has it's own batch of chords. Most chord progressions use just the chords from that key, so you solo using the notes freom that key. Other progressions change key, throw in random chords, and generally make life hard. For that scenario, you generally play the notes from each chord, and possible chord extentions, following the progression.

This is a very simplified version of the theory. Hope if helps to some degree.

edit: if a chord progression is mainly from one key signature, but has an odd chord thrown in, you can generally get away with playing that scale, and perhaps just using the pentatonic scale rather than the whole major or minor scale wjere the odd chord falls.
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#7
Every key signature has it's own batch of chords. Most chord progressions use just the chords from that key, so you solo using the notes freom that key. Other progressions change key, throw in random chords, and generally make life hard. For that scenario, you generally play the notes from each chord, and possible chord extentions, following the progression

could you possibly give me some examples of songs and tell me how those solos are built?
#8
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could you possibly give me some examples of songs and tell me how those solos are built?


Examples of the more complicated songs with frequent key changes, you mean? Look no further than jazz. The thing is, I think that you should be pretty proficient at soloing in one key before you start trying to jump between several.
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