GUITAR SOLOING - LESSON 018: Better Lines with More Feeling

February 02, 2018:
Lesson 018 - Better Lines with More Feeling

This lesson is all about building better guitar lines that have more feeling. The examples in this lesson will focus on specific techniques that can be applied immediately in your playing. 

We'll study ways of improving the control of elements such as; meter, duration, sustain, melodic connection and play technique. 

By the end of this lesson, you'll have a collection of new playing skills for better solo lines that can be applied to any style of music. 

Join the member's area to download the PDF handout and study all of the examples. Be sure to spend time on learning the guitar solo I performed at the start of the lesson in the "Part One" video...

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PART ONE:  In example one, the concept is to slow down the feel through longer duration and avoid the down-beats. This allows notes to last longer across a unique rhythmic feel.

Example two uses a key of "G Major" progression to combine bends and sustain across more than one beat with either the "bend and release," or, the "pre-bend" technique.

In example three, the goal is "stronger melodic connection" in order to help the listener more directly focus in on the melody by adopting a soloing approach that applies arpeggios.

Example four, focuses on the application of well connected melody lines using slides to facilitate both smoothness and ease of motion laterally along the neck.

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