Lesson Series: “0 To 60, An Introduction to Alternate Picking” - Lesson 18
LESSON #18 - Integrating Solo/Lead Playing
Lesson Series by Todd Simpson
In this lesson we are going to start working out chops that we have done so far in to playing actual guitar solos/leads. Using the backing track below, transpose as many of the licks we have done as you can in to E Minor and try to play against the backing track.
The trick is to learn how to flow in and out of each chop/lick smoothly. Keep in mind it's important to land on a "Root Note" every so often to resolve the solo. So make sure to land on an E at the end of a lick. Here is the backing track