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Advanced Guitar Soloing – The Professional Guide to Improvisation

Authors: Daniel Gilbert and Beth Marlis
Level: Advanced

Advanced Guitar Soloing

This is essentially a practice workbook for advanced lead guitar. These kinds of books are undoubtedly the best to learn and improve your guitar lead playing but what you aren’t going to get is any kind of epiphany from them. Continue reading

Fluid Soloing – Book 1 Arpeggios for Lead Rock Guitar – Mel Bay

Author: Tim Quinn

Something I need to work on more is my arpeggios. This book definitely is on my wish list for two reasons. Firstly I like the title, Fluid Soloing, if the book itself represents that simple title then I already think it’s worth a look. Secondly, I’m sold on the amazon reviews, this sounds like just what I’m looking for. Continue reading

Chord Tone Soloing: A Guitarist’s Guide to Melodic Improvising in Any Style

Author: Barrett Tagliarino

There are enough reviews on Amazon for this book to get a reasonable idea of what it’s about without seeing it first. Judging by the reviews there seems no doubt that it’s well written and contains valuable content, the only problem seems to be who it might be good for, beginner, intermediate or advanced as their are conflicting opinions here. What do I think? Continue reading

Blues Lead Guitar Solos

Author: Wayne Riker

Some authors and publishers really don’t do themselves any favours. Browsing through the guitar books at amazon I found this, Blues Lead Guitar Solos by Wayne Riker. The only thing that caught my attention was on the tiny thumbnail of the cover it says “solos” right after the main title. I like books that just give hands on workouts, I’m rarely interested in anything more than short explanations or theory unless it’s quite advanced, just give me licks, exercises and full solos to rip apart and get new ideas from, this way you’re more likely to get something much more useful than the rehashed content you begin to expect from the majority of guitar books.

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