Lesson Series: “0 To 60, An Introduction to Alternate Picking” - Lesson 18

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Todd Simpson
Todd Simpson

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

Lesson18.mp3 ( 3.29MB)