There’s nothing magical about improvising, except the great feeling you get when you hit the right notes. In this article we show you how to hit those notes.
How to Play Guitar Solos
How do you get that improvised sound that you hear in so many great guitar solos? These lessons dealing with creating your own solos and improvising on guitar. Beginners will probably want to check out the Beginner’s Guide To Soloing series. If you’ve already spent some time on guitar scales, you’ll probably benefit from the series Turning Scales into Solos.
We’re going to take some chord shapes that you know already and start working on moveable chords. These chords sound cool and we’ve thrown in several examples.
This lesson continues our look at ways you can build your improvisatory vocabulary.
The classical guitar is an instrument that leans heavily on a repertoire of standard works. Is it possible to improvise classical music?
Let’s take a quick journey into song arrangement. In this lesson we’re going to arrange Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here for two guitars.
If a good guitar solo is the result of planning, how do you plan for the spontaneous, spur of the moment solo? Here are some ways to prepare for that moment.
The trick to becoming a better guitarist is you have to be able to work both inside and outside of the box. Your imagination will play an important part.
In this beginner lesson we’ll learn a few basic techniques for both the rhythm and lead guitarist. They are hammer ons, pull offs, slides and bends.