Lesson 3 – Bluegrass Guitar Solo Improvising Course
Lesson ID: A0114

In this bluegrass guitar lesson, we’ll increase the difficulty a bit! I’ll show you four more bluegrass guitar licks that will take your picking skills to the next level. I’ll also talk more about the guitar scales that we’re using to create these bluegrass licks. After you master the guitar licks, practice the arranged solo and your bluegrass improvising skills with the jam track!

Overview

Lesson 3 – Bluegrass Licks Improvising Guitar Course

Lick 2

Video Start Time Lesson Topic
00:00 min Lick 1 Breakdown with Tablature
02:11 min Combine Lick 1 and Lick 2

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Lick 3

Video Start Time Lesson Topic
00:00 min How Lick 3 is Formed Around the D Chord
01:07 min Lick 3 Breakdown with Tablature
03:21 min Combine Lick 1, Lick 2, and Lick 3

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Lick 4

Video Start Time Lesson Topic
00:00 min Lick 4 Breakdown with Tablature
01:53 min How to Practice the Bluegrass Licks

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Scales Discussion

Video Start Time Lesson Topic
00:00 min Guitar Scales for Bluegrass Licks
01:41 min How to Visualize the Scales When You’re Improvising
02:52 min Bluegrass Guitar Licks Formed Around Open Chords
06:21 min Breaking out of the Pentatonic Scale Box When You’re Soloing
09:49 min Combining the Melody of Bluegrass Songs with Stock Bluegrass Licks

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Jam Track

Video Start Time Lesson Topic
00:00 min Overview
00:29 min Listen to All Four Bluegrass Licks Played in a Row
01:10 min Bluegrass Lick Example with the Jam Track

Practice Video:

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