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The Most Underused Guitar Solo Trick You Want to Know About, and Other Fun Stuff

Guitar Soloing Techniques and More Fun Stuff My book “Guitar Essentials” has been doing really well. People are especially loving the vast chapter on 80+ guitar solo techniques, tricks, and concepts. Here’s a soloing technique, not enough guitar players use or know about. Solo with randomly moving 2nds. This improvisation idea uses a scale pattern
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Tricks & Tips to Make Your Guitar Solos Sound More Jazzy

How Do You Make Guitar Solos More Jazzy? Listen to lots of jazz It goes without saying that you will sound the most like what you listen to the most. Listening to jazz all the time will automatically lead you to improvise using the kind of melodic phrases more often that jazz guys use in
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Tips and Tricks To Make Guitar Solos More Melodic & Colorful

How To Make Guitar Solos More Melodic How do you make guitar solos more melodic? There are 2 main answers to that question. 1) Outline the chords better. For example: avoid hitting too many F notes on a C chord (the F clashes with the E note in a C chord) 2) Play less scalar
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How to Solo on Guitar Over Modal Interchange Chords

Improvisation over Modal Interchange chords. This blog is a continuation of last week’s blog on the modal interchange. Check that blog here if you need a review on modal interchange chords: Modal Interchange Chords in Major Keys. This week I wanted to talk about the scales of choice for improvisation over modal interchange chords. In
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Single String Soloing: The Best Way To Learn New Scales

The Best Way To Learn New Scales: 1 String At A Time! Single string soloing is one of the really important chapters in the ZOTZinMusic guitar teaching curriculum. Even guitar students who have been playing many years and who consider themselves “advanced”, admit to getting great benefits and results out of the single-string exercises I
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