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April 23, 2013
 

Easy Blues Solo for Guitar

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Written by: Mike Abbott
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In this lesson, we will tackle a
fairly easy-to-play solo in the key of E.
If you haven’t yet explored string bending,
hammer-ons, or slides,
please go to those lessons first.
It will also be helpful to review the E Blues Scale in the open
position
.

Practice this solo a measure or two at a time. Set your metronome to 80 to 100 beats per minute…and we will use those as eighth note clicks. Eighth notes will receive 1 click, quarter notes will receive two clicks, dotted quarter notes will receive three clicks. This will help you to play the correct rhythm.

 

easy blues solo for guitar



About the Author

Mike Abbott
Mike is a pro guitarist and music educator.  He has performed with such diverse acts as the Rolling Stones Horns, Sammy Davis Jr., and Burt Bacharach.   After spending much of his music career in New York City, He now is a very busy guitarist in the Denver area, performing and teaching extensively. Mike's latest work is a book, The Guitar and Amp Sourcebook, published by Harper Collins and released in December 2012.



 
 

 
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