Arm yourself with science!
This is a wonderful tool for practising.
I use it almost every day, and I strongly recommend you buy it.
You can use it to practise scales, chords, strumming, soloing, improvising.
Check it out.
Stairway to Heaven lead guitar solo!
This is a solo on an old Hank Williams track by guitarist Zeke Turner.
It’s approachable for a beginner and has lots of good stuff to practise in there.
Here’s the sheet music;
And here’s the video.
I’ve played it twice. Once at speed and once slow.
This is a simple chord progression in G major.
The chords are;
G /G /C /C
D /D /G /G
Download it HERE
Seven Nation Army backing track
This is just a one chord groove.
Use any number of Dm scales to jam on this track.
I strongly suggest starting with the good ol’ minor pentatonic (D, F, G, A, C, D),
moving onto the Dorian minor (D, E, F, G, A, B, C, D),
Then venturing into natural minor territory to taste the fruit of the minor 6th note (D, E, F, G, A, Bb, C, D)
This is a 12 bar blues track I made for one of my students.
It’s a standard 12 bar progression in a minor key, so all the chords except the dominant chord are minor.
Am / Am / Am / Am /
Dm / Dm / Am / Am /
E7 / E7 / Am / E7 //
Use an A minor pentatonic scale to jam on it and use it to practice staccato chord hits and inversions.