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How to Structure a Successful, Non-Boxed, Non-Wanky Solo

Lesson description: Do all your guitar solos sound the same? Do you feel like you're wandering in the desert of the same old pentatonic licks? I have some thoughts about how to use practicality and structure to create a solo that holds an audience's attention and tells a compelling story.

The principles are:

  • Don't play too fast (set a speed limit)
  • Have confident rhythm
  • Use repetition
  • Start low & spacious
  • End high & intense

    Video version:

    Format:Sibelius-created digital score with tabs & standard notation

    Delivery: Tablature is available as convenient .pdf download, and my custom made backing track is included as a free extra! You'll find the download links on your checkout page and in your email. We encourage you to make a customer account when you check out, so all your future purchases can be found in one place.