Once you’ve gone through the effective exercises to get all the blues scale shapes under your belt you can learn to solo and improvise using the various scales shapes throughout the neck.
I’ll give you some mighty sweet and dynamic solo examples for each and every shape. By learning these improvisation solos you gain the inspiration and ideas that you can use and apply to your own soloing. It’s all about obtaining the right soloing vocabulary.
We start with a fragment of the A blues “Position 1 /E scale shape”.
See video above and TABS below.
- Learn and memorize the solo ideas.
Note: You can slow down the video by simply clicking the gear icon in the bottom-right corner of the video to select your preferred playback speed. Videos can be slowed down to 0.5x (half-speed), 0.75x or speed up faster. Depending on your guitar skill level you might want to change the tempo of the video to learn, study and practice the solo.