Lesson 5 – Bluegrass Guitar Solo Improvising Course
Lesson ID: A0157

In this guitar lesson, you’ll learn several barn-burning bluegrass guitar licks that’ll turn some heads at your next bluegrass jam. We’ll also talk some more about how to use bluegrass licks, how bluegrass licks are structured around common bluegrass chord progressions, and how you can combine bluegrass licks to create catchy bluegrass guitar solos. By the end of this guitar lesson, you should be able to play a nice bluegrass guitar solo break over the bluegrass standard “Wreck of the Old ’97”.

Licks & Tricks

Video Start Time Lesson Topic
00:00 min Lesson Overview
01:07 min Bluegrass Lead Guitar Improvising Tips
08:41 min Bluegrass Lick 1 over G Chord
10:21 min Bluegrass Lick 2 over C Chord
11:36 min Bluegrass Lick 3 over G Chord
12:41 min Helpful Tip for Improving Your Pull-offs

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Guitar Scales

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