Watch the Passing Tones & Outlining Chords online guitar lesson by Andy Timmons from Electric Expression: Blues

Let’s talk now about some non-scale and non-chord tones called passing tones. The most organized ways of using passing tones is to connect two scale tones with the notes in between or to outline the shape of a chord while playing notes within the shape. However, you can almost get away with playing any tone by resolving it well.