In this episode of Fender Play Live we'll be showing you some ultra simple tricks and tips to playing your first guitar solo. For beginner players, these methods will help you start shredding with confidence. Whether you play acoustic or electric, can play 2 chords or 100 - you’ll be soloing by the end of the episode! Special guest Dr. Molly Miller is joining us to show you the secrets to soloing, answer questions live, and of course show off a bit as well. Make sure to stick until the end and see if you won this week’s gear giveaway!
0:00 - 3:50 Introduction and Gear Rundown
3:51 - 4:26 Initial Approach to Soloing
4:27 - 8:03 ’Come As You Are’ by Nirvana
8:04 - 9:05 How Do I Memorize a Solo?
9:06 - 10:20 Which Keys are Easiest to Start Soloing?
10:21 - 10:58 Tips on Soloing on Acoustic Guitar
10:59 - 13:17 ‘Sharp Dressed Man’ by ZZ Top
13:18 - 14:27 How Many Notes Are Appropriate in a Solo?
14:28 - 15:26 How Do I Use Rhythm in a Solo?
15:27 - 17:18 ‘Johnny B Goode’ - Chuck Berry
17:19 - 19:26 Q&A: Smooth Finger Transitions, Avoiding Other Strings
19:27 - 22:22 CAGED System: ‘Jessica’ by The Allman Brothers Band
22:23 - 23:50 Does the Way You Hold Your Guitar Pick Affect Tone?
23:51 - 25:10 Viewer Comments
25:11 - 26:29 Dylan Assigns Homework
26:30 - 27:24 Weekly Gear Giveaway!
27:25 - 28:36 What’s New on Fender Play
28:37 - 32:00 Next Week’s Episode
Eugene Edwards is a Berkelee-trained guitarist and instructor who has played with Dwight Yoakam for the past 10 years. Dylan Caliguiri is an instructor & curriculum developer who holds an DMA in Music Technology / Studio Guitar.
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