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In guitar lesson 25, Dan and I improvise over a Blues backing track in G and then we examine some of the licks and approaches which add some oomph into someone’s style and playing. Dan patiently breaks down a few of his licks for me and hopefully, after some practise, I will be able to inject them into my own playing to give it some clout. All our improvisations over the backing track have been left in warts and all so you can learn from my mistakes as well as Dan’s playing and hints.
This lesson begins with some improvising over this backing track:
We then look at some of the licks which Dan used in his playing and have another couple of improvisations as the lesson goes on.
4:30 jam 1 (www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5r_KSLxYkg)
13:35 double stops
14:20 riff on top strings
15:10 same including blues note symmetrical
16:30 same staggered pattern across 5 strings from A string 12th fret to E string 15th fret
19:35 descending riff and played chicken pickin’ at 22:30
23:40 trill Gary Mooreism B string 3 and 6th frets slide to 2nd and 5th frets
24:10 trill idea plotting path up fretboard
25:10 trill and yank string behind trill to modulate
26:45 country style rolling trill lick with moved pattern at 27:55 and slightly alternative lick based on same idea at 29:00
31:00 Eric Johnson inspired descending lick straight from the pentatonic scale
34:40 jam 2 www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5r_KSLxYkg
44:20 jam 3 www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5r_KSLxYkg
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