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So you want to play rock solos improvise like a real pro? This book will show you how, fast! First learn a few basics: which scales and chord patterns to use, the importance of correct phrasing, chord changes, string-bending and slides. Discover how open strings can create a much fuller sound, then experiment with hammer-ons, pull-offs and different chordal/arpeggio ideas. Riffs and licks are included to suit every musical situation, with tips and techniques and playing lead guitar in band.
On the CD you'll find a matching audio track to every music example in the book. Each track is recorded twice: first with the guitar, the with backing track only so you can play the guitar part.

Hello, and welcome to FastForward.
Congratulations on purchasing a product that
will improve your playing and provide you with
hours of pleasure. All the music in this book has
been specially created by professional musicians
to give you maximum value and enjoyment.
If you already know how to 'drive' your
instrument, but you'd like to do a little
customising, you've pulled in at the right place.
We'll put you on the fast track to playing the
kinds of riffs and patterns that today's
professionals rely on.
We'll provide you with a vocabulary of riffs and
licks that you can apply in a wide variety of
musical situations, with a special emphasis on
giving you the techniques that will help you in a
band situation.

FastForward Rock Guitar Improvisation
looks at everything from scales, bends, arpeggios
and dynamics, to how to begin and end a solo,
how to use intervals and phrasing, and gives you
a host of other tips for effective rock lead. If
you've been playing for about 6 months to a year,
can change chords reasonably well, and have tried
a few scales, this is the book that will take you
further. If you are a beginner or new to lead
playing, I recommend that you get a copy of
Lead Guitar Licks in the FastForward

All the music examples in this book come with
full-band audio tracks so that you get your
chance to join in. Practise and learn the examples
and then take off on your own over the backing

All players and bands get their sounds and styles
by drawing on the same basic building blocks.
With FastForward you'll quickly learn
these, and then be ready to use them to create
your own style.

Playing A Solo
Imagine you're in a recording studio. The red
light is on, there's a session in progress. You can
just about make out the faces of the engineer and
the other band members behind the glass. You're
holding a guitar, and through your headphones
you're listening to the tracks for a newly-recorded
song. Verses and choruses pass by, and soon ...
very soon ... it will be time to record a solo. How
confident would you feel about playing the

FastForward Rock Guitar Improvisation
will help you to create fantastic lead guitar breaks
and fills. No-one can teach you how to play an
inspired solo - however, you can learn a lot about
technique and musical sense to give you a better
chance of playing one.
The book is divided into five sections. Each
section represents a different recording session
and a different rock number. Before each solo,
you get to playa few simple phrases at a slow
tempo, practise some scale-type patterns and try
some other ideas that you could use in a solo of
your own. Then it's your chance to learn a solo
(usually 24 bars) that fits the chord sequence.
Later, you can use the backing tracks to
improvise your own lead breaks. Each solo is
accompanied by a 'Spotlight on Technique',
which focuses on the lead ideas featured in the
Along the way this book will answer some of the
common questions players have about lead guitar:
What scales should I be using?
Do I have to change the scale when the chord
Which scales go with rock? Are these the same
as for other styles of music?
When should I use string-bending?
Which scales go with which key?
How do I make the scales I know sound more
like a solo?
Each example is given in musical score and in
guitar tablature. With the latter each number
indicates the fret at which the note is played,
each line is a string. If you find it hard to
remember which way up they go, think always of
pitch: high notes are above low notes, therefore
the highest sounding string (1st E) is at the top.
Each musical example is played once with the
lead guitar, and once without. The first is for you
to learn by listening, the second 'play-along' track
is for you to practise with. The examples have a
one-bar count-in on the CD.


Guitar Tablature Explained

Playing A Solo
Into The Great Wide Yonder
Pentatonic Scale Shapes
Pentatonic Scale Patterns
Slides And Bends
Spotlight On Techniques
Into The Great Wide Yonder (solo)

Interstate Highway
Major Scale Phrases
Major Scale Patterns
Major Pentatonic Patterns
Spotlight On Techniques
Interstate Highway (solo)

The Outsider
Major Scale Shapes
The Mixolydian Mode
Using Open Strings
Spotlight On Techniques
The Outsider (solo)

Summer Girl
Minor Key Phrases
The Natural Minor Scale
Hammer-Ons And Pull-Offs
Spotlight On Techniques
Summer Girl (solo)

Trucker's Delight
Alternating Key Phrases
Pentatonic Major And Minor Patterns
Arpeggio Shapes
Spotlight On Techniques
Trucker's Delight (solo)  

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