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So basically I have been asked to play lead guitar solos etc at a christian kids club for a week, only problem being I don't really know how to solo !. Obviously the songs will be upbeat and energertic, so what sort of scales and things should i know to be able to play to a decent standard.

I have until the middle of October

Thanks
#2
Major scale and Major pentatonic but it really depends what exactly you're playing over.
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pentonic scale, but play it so that it sounds upbeat rather than bluesy.

oh and play in key too.

that's a big one.

I thinks there's one major scale mode that sounds upbeat but i forget which.
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pentonic scale, but play it so that it sounds upbeat rather than bluesy.

oh and play in key too.

that's a big one.

I thinks there's one major scale mode that sounds upbeat but i forget which.


That's prolly the Ionian mode
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That's prolly the Ionian mode


Or it could Mixolydian or Lydian too
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For example what key would I play this in, i'm guessing D and also what scale.

Thanks for your help.


Dmajor or Dmajor pentatonic. If you dont know any scales at all I'd suggest you learn the pentatonic scale first.
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