Hal Leonard Tutorial

Melodic Lead Guitar

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12 Videos | Length: 2hr 5min 36sec
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    Rocking Up Mixolydian

    In this first video, Tom shows how to inject your rock and blues chops into the Mixolydian Mode.

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    3rds and 6ths

    Tom shows how to create self harmony by harmonizing single note melodies with 3rd and 6th intervals.

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    Arpeggios

    In this video, Tom shows how to use common 7th arpeggios to help you nail the changes in your solos.

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    "The Railroad Track"

    Tom shows how to play what he calls the easiest scale pattern in the world!

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    Minor Scales and Modes

    Tom demonstrates manye possibilities faound when playing in minor variations.

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    Lydian: A Major Alternative

    In this video, Tom shows the ins & outs of the Lydian mode.

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    Major-Key Soloing for Rockers

    Tom shows melodic rock soloing in major key centers.

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    Triad Substitutions

    In this video, Tom introduces you to the exciting world of triad substitution.

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    Pentatonic Substitutions

    Tom introduces you to the pentatonic substitution.

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    Pentatonic Double Stops

    Tom shows how to create double stop licks from pentatonic scale patterns.

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    Killer Guitar Tone

    In this video, Tom show how to get a tone that will "come across" no matter what style you play.

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    Open-String Embellishments

    In this final video, Tom shows how to incorporate open strings into your fretting.

Product Overview


Tom Kolb reveals the tools and strategies necessary for creating memorable, intelligent lead lines. If you're looking to break out of that pentatonic rut and greatly expand your repertoire, look no further.

Tom breaks these topics down in a concise, easy-to-understand fashion and demonstrates their usefulness with exciting musical examples. Topics covered include: rocking up Mixolydian, 3rds and 6ths, arpeggios, “the railroad track” – the easiest scale in the world, minor scales and modes, Lydian: a major alternative, major-key soloing for rockers, triad substitutions, pentatonic double stops, killer guitar tone, and open-string embellishments.

Start improving your lead playing and melodic lines today!


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Melodic Lead Guitar is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 2 .
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from very helpful I like the instructions and instructor
Date published: 2020-09-21
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Super video. Just started working with this video. Looks like it will be great as many of the Groove3 products are. Thanks
Date published: 2020-08-20
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