The main reason why scales are all too often forgotten by the practicing guitarist is generally due to the fact that the guitarist never works through JamTrack progressions to work at applying each scale.
In this article I will be sharing with you a couple of suggestions and/or ideas that may help you get more creative with any scale you are familiar with.
In this lesson you'll walk through seven classic Yngwie Malmsteen licks that are great for getting to grips with the neoclassical style.
These five minor pentatonic licks in G will help you cover all the positions of the minor pentatonic scale while giving you new musical ideas
This lesson will teach you five licks that use the minor pentatonic scale in unconventional ways.
Learn six of the coolest shred licks from Yngwie Malmsteen, Buckethead, Paul Gilbert and Vinnie Moore. Learn how to break down the licks to make them much easier to learn, and make your solos sound better today!
Learn pentatonic scale lines that flow well musically and are unique, outside of the scope of the in-position box patterns.
In this video lesson you'll learn a very cool and unique way you can combine open strings with your pentatonic scales bringing a totally refreshing and unpredictable sound to your solo lines.
There are 3 great guitarists lines I'm playing, discuss and analyze. The guitarists are Charlie Christian, Wes Montgomery and George Benson. The intention with the lesson is not just to learn the lines but also learn from the lines.
Today's simple exercise will help guitar players re-connect with their inner musician, avoid lick clichés, and truly embrace who they are on the guitar!
Learn the techniques of a blues rock legend.
Learn the techniques of a country rock legend, Joe Walsh.
Learn the techniques of a guitar player who breached the gap between Latin music, blues and rock.
Learn the techniques of one of the most musically versatile guitar players in rock.
In this article I explore some lesser known scales that can be used to add spice and color to a Phrygian Dominant solo.
Learn how to perform a guitar solo using only one string...
How by relying on rhythm you can create so many interesting phrases.
A way to use chromatic fills.
Four different examples on how to get your hands in sync with each other.
In this lesson, you will learn how Jimi Hendrix used the major pentatonic scale in "Little Wing." You'll also learn how you can use the same concepts in just about any situation.
Learn a powerful guitar-soloing system that focuses upon three main areas.