Watch the Fundamental Techniques online guitar lesson by Dweezil Zappa from Dweezology: Phrase Generators
In this lesson I show you how to lay out rhythmic phrases in groups of 5, the foundation for this whole concept. I walk you through 5 note groupings on the fretboard using 1 string, 2 strings and 3 strings for maximum intervallic impact. I break it down in detail to show you the picking technique as well as the left and right hand muting techniques required to execute the phrases cleanly.
The phrases are organized on the fretboard to flow and connect, growing small ideas to even bigger ones in a modular approach. Let’s get started with "Phrase Generators."