Guitar Tricks 161: Soulful Blues Lead

Neal shares his insight to getting more soulful sounding blues licks in this lesson. This "call and answer" lick is In the key of G minor and uses the box pattern commonly used by BB King and Eric Clapton. The simple tips in this lesson can help get you from "just playing notes" to playing more melodic and soulful blues lead.

Tip of the Week: How to track your progress easily. Record yourself practicing and playing. It's the best way to get objective feedback on how well you are playing.

If you like this lesson, then GT has a lot more that cover ideas on how to play blues lead guitar!

B.B. King Style

Building a Blues Lick

Neal Walter
Instructor Neal Walter
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