Watch the Slow Blues: 2 online guitar lesson by Andy Aledort from Progressive Blues Power

This solo begins with the B minor pentatonic scale played in open position using open strings, moving immediately into a brief nod to the key of E over the E7 chord in bar 2, after which I switch to the B blues scale. In bars 2 and 3, my goal is to move from the high strings to the low strings in a seamless, legato manner by using many pull-offs, hammer-ons and trills. Bar 4 brings a quick shift up to 4th and then 7th position, with unison bends used in bars 4 and 5 as a means to connect these scale positions. Some of the phrasing here is complex, so analyze each beat slowly and carefully.

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