Learn A Unique Way To Improve Your Guitar Soloing With Better Fretboard Visualization

by Tom Hess

Do you hate the feeling of being “stuck” during guitar solos?

Ever wonder what it feels like to have the freedom to solo anywhere on the fretboard whenever you want?

Improving your fretboard visualization helps you master scales, arpeggios and patterns of any kind all over the neck.

Use this unique practice approach to get better at it so your guitar soloing flows smoothly and creatively:

Step 1. Learn Any Guitar Solo By One Of Your Favorite Players

Practicing the guitar solos of those who have significant fretboard visualization skills helps you see how different patterns line up across the neck.

Look for solos like this by finding ones that use patterns all over the neck.

These kinds of guitar solos help you get better at fretboard visualization much more than solos than remain in a single position. When you are able to play scales all over the fretboard, you eventually no longer have to pause and think about what to play next. This gives you the creative freedom to express yourself freely.

This video explains more about how to easily learn the fretboard for smooth guitar soloing:

Step 2. Analyze The Guitar Solo

Observe what scales are being used and what patterns they come from. Some guitar solos use the same scale over the entire solo, others may use several patterns connected together.

Look at the pitch range and how different phrases fit into different shapes of the scale.

For example, think of an A Major scale that starts from the 5th fret of the A string. This begins on the note “D” and is also considered to be the beginning of the D Lydian scale shape.

Understanding this helps you learn how to play guitar solos with the same notes in various positions.

As you are using this information to get better at playing smooth, flowing guitar solos… you might be wondering:

“What do I do when I miss a note? How can I avoid missing notes and making my solos sound amateur?”

The answer is simple.

Learn how to transform “missed” notes into amazing notes, so your guitar solos never lose their sense of flow. Find out how this is done right now by reading this guitar soloing advice.

Tom HessAbout Tom Hess: Tom Hess is a guitar teacher, music career mentor and guitar teacher trainer. He teaches rock guitar lessons online to students from all over the world and conducts instructional live guitar training events attended by musicians from over 50 countries.

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