C Major Phrasing Around Root Notes

by Ivan Milenkovic

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  • Hi GMCers! Today we will be covering C major beginner-friendly solo. In this solo, the focus is on bending, vibrato, and building musical catchy phrases around root notes of chords.

    *Standard E
    * E - A - D - G - B - E
    (From thick to thin)

    * Bending
    * Vibrato
    * Slides
    * Alternate picking
    * Economy picking

    Chord progression:
    |C ///|C ///|Am///|C ///|
    |C ///|C ///|Am///|C ///|
    |C ///|C ///|Am///|C ///|
    |Dm///|G ///|Am///|Am///|
    |Dm///|G ///|C ///|C ///|

    * US Fender Stratocaster, positions 2 (neck tone control rolled off) and 5 (full on)
    * Focusrite OctoPre MKII preamp/converter into EMU1212m card
    * Amplitube 3 software, Boogie emulation with compressor and tubescreamer as boost. Delay and reverb also added

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    Enjoy!/ Ivan

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