Learn How to Play an Easy Guitar Solo with a Few Licks and Tricks

 

Look at the situation you're a guitar beginner, and just learned a few things like picking, string bending,

harmonics, vibrato...

Off cause you want to show off your guitar skills around friends or cheek.

But the most solos out there are still difficult to you and you don't feel like sitting for hours on exercising.

If it's you, you're in the right place. I'll show  how to play an easy guitar solo right now.

 

First of all, soloing usually sounds much cooler with an accompaniment.

Download jam track to play along with --> click here to download

 

This jam track consists of a very simple power chords: A5 x2 → F5 → G5 and will be appropriate for almost

any guitar solo. I've especially made the jam track short to save you from stupid situations like forgetting

something while playing, running out of ideas, getting tired. :)

 

Now I'll give you a few tested cool guitar licks and tricks.

Mix, combine, extend them along with the jam track in your own taste

and you'll soon hear how cool guitar solo coming out from your amp.

 

 

 

intro lick

cool intro guitar lick

 

 

This lick sounds especially impressive in the beginning of the jam right after hi hat intro beats. The first bending note

is an artificial harmonic, if you didn't master artificial harmonics yet play this note as simple full bend note, it'll also ring

great.

When I slowly release the bend (BD - bend down) I begin to pick the string some number of times.

The last note at 5th fret is a natural harmonic, I add a whammy bar dip to it and continue to use the bar to vibrate the note.

Click here to learn how to perform natural harmonics.


 

 

Cool Guitar Cliche

Cool Guitar Cliche

 

 

First note of the pattern is stroked by a pick (downwards), second and third are played only with the left hand by

hammer on / pull off technique, last 4th note is stroked by a pick (upwards). After the stroking I perform full bend

and begin to play the same pattern again for a few times.

 


 

Easy and cool guitar phrase

Easy Guitar Phrase

 

 

Only each note at 20th fret is stroked by a pick in the lick.

Using legato (hammer on/pull off technique) on the rest of the notes dramatically simplifies guitar fast playing.

On the last note I perform a  bend up to one tone and vibrate the string using whammy bar.

 

 


 

 

Hammer on / pull off fast rising

Easy Guitar Rising Lick

 

 

Here again using legato lets to play fast passage without much of guitar skills.

Only first note on each string and last one is stroked by a pick.

 


 

 

Blend of Artificial Harmonics and bends

 Artificial Harmonics

 

 

 



Trill and Impressive artificial harmonic on lower string

Artificial Harmonic on Lower String

 

 

 


 

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