Watch the Bluegrass Solo online guitar lesson by Jason Loughlin from Essentials: Country Soloing Styles

The progression is a simple I-IV-V in G. All of the concepts I'm using have the same purpose - to lead you into the next chord change. Because bluegrass solos are largely subdivided into eighth notes, we have to use melody and anticipation to create motion. Nearly everything is flatpicked with the exception of a few passages where we're trying to imitate fiddle legato.