Watch the Killing Floor: Ex. 4a online guitar lesson by Andy Aledort from Kings of Blues & Rock Vol. 2: Albert King

This example offers a great blues rocker to work out over, and the phrases played here are very challenging. Many somewhat awkward positional shifts are required right from the start in order to attempt to emulate Albert's melodic approach; also, big overbends of two whole steps must be nailed in order to perform these phrases correctly. Look at each one or two-bar phrase individually, and gradually put the pieces together until you can achieve the seamlessly flowing quality Albert was famous for.

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