This lesson by Dee J Nelson features six exercises in 7/8 time. They all fit together to form a complete rhythm track with a melodic shred solo.
- Six progressive metal exercises in 7/8
- Three of these are rhythm riffs
- Three of these comprise the solo
- Heavy Drop-D Tuning
- The Phrygian Blues Scale
- Transitions & Turn-Arounds
- Driving Power Chords in an Odd Meter
This lesson is based on the techniques covered in Dee J’s “Monster Power Chords Volume Two”– drop-D tuning, odd meters and Phrygian riffs.
Sweep picking is just the tip of the iceberg in this weekly lesson jam packed with odd meter madness! In this lesson Dee J takes you through the steps of creating a rhythm guitar backing track in 7/8 time and gives you a guitar solo that works on melodic contours within this unique and widely used time signature.
In this weekly lesson Dee J builds on materials reviewed in the Monster Power Chords Series including;
As if that wasn’t enough, this lesson then pushes the envelope into advanced materials covered in Lead Guitar DNA by introducing a sweet melodic guitar solo inspired by Michael Angelo Batio. This solo specifically focuses on the connection of arpeggios and sweep picking techniques applied in 7/8 time. BUT WAIT! There’s more. Dee J also scratches the surface of integrating a harmonized melody in the rhythm guitar parts. While this lesson is packaged as a single weekly lesson it is really a 2 segment lesson rolled into 1 covering both intermediate rhythm guitar materials and advanced soling techniques.
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