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  1. Marc Brookes
    September 20th, 2012 @ 3:50 pm

    Great advice here! I was trained in a similar method from the get go by my teacher. It’s worked pretty much every time to stop my solo’s from becoming monotonous or sounding like exercises.

  2. jason
    September 22nd, 2012 @ 9:06 am

    another simple way is to just not play what you hear in your head. stay in key, but use the solo you hear as the solo you don’t play. using different notes and rhythms, play around it like a vine of ivy around a tree.

  3. Jamie
    September 25th, 2012 @ 2:22 am

    I just love to play as many different type of solos by as many different artists as possible.

  4. Selma
    November 10th, 2012 @ 7:45 am

    It’s wonderful that you are getting ideas from this paragraph as well as from our discussion made here.