We're taking a look at a concept that will add something new to your lead playing: double stops.
In Lesson Six we talked about using our 12 bar blue pattern and integrating some picked notes from the Minor Pentatonic scale. Now that we’re familiar with some of the notes we can use, it’s time to look at some fretting hand techniques we can start to apply to enhance the notes we are playing.
In Lesson Five we discussed the Minor Pentatonic Scale in it’s first shape. This scale will be used to start forming our lead guitar lines.
Now that you’ve got your 12 bar rhythms nailed and you’ve started to learn about turnarounds, the next step is to start to integrate the idea of some lead guitar into what we do.
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In the fourth part of his essential guide to the blues, MGR Music tutor Leigh Fuge gets turned around…