Creating Memorable Solos With Legato In today’s lesson, we examine the use of legato in creating memorable guitar solos. From simply adding hammer-ons and pull-offs to the blues scale, to complex 3-note-per-string natural minor ideas this lesson will help you add the smooth, free-flowing sound of legato into your soloing. Melodic Legato Example 1 – C# Blues Scale The…Read more
Creating Memorable Solos With Bends In today’s lesson, we examine the use of bends in creating memorable solos. Exclusive to the guitar, string bending produces a smooth expressive sound perfect for rock and blues solos. By bending a string, you can create one (or several) new pitches, without the need for picking any other notes. Famous melodic rock…Read more
Creating Memorable Solos With Slides In today’s lesson, we examine the use of slides in creating memorable solos. Slides can create a vocal quality to your guitar licks, and also allow you to connect multiple positions of a scale very simply. Shown below is the C#m pentatonic scale across all 5 CAGED shapes. We will be using this…Read more
Creating Memorable Arpeggio Solos In today’s lesson, we examine the use of arpeggios in creating memorable solos. Simply put an arpeggio is the notes of any given chord played one at a time, or a broken chord. So it makes perfect sense that when you have a chord sequence using the corresponding arpeggio for each chord…Read more
Buy Joseph’s books. There are the best I’ve ever read for guitar instruction. I’ve learned more in just one book in the past 8 months than I had in years in other books and websites. He is good in all phases but I enjoy the way he teaches the Caged Method. It’s just easier Joseph’s way.