Watch the Lick Vocabulary 13 online guitar lesson by Andy Aledort from Progressive Blues Power

Let's try another extended position, this time higher on the fretboard starting at the 8th fret and ending at the 17th fret. This is probably the most commonly used position for soloing by all of the true blues/rock giants, like Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Winter and Jeff Beck. Some of the phrasing shown here is rhythmically complex, so play through each phrase, and each beat, slowly and carefully.