Watch the Ballad Soloing online guitar lesson by Andreas Oberg from Jazz Combustion

Here, Andreas discusses the use of rhythmic and melodic motifs before giving us a brief rundown on infusing alternate picking into thumb-style technique. He follows this with a thorough demonstration of playing a long passage relying on a tasty melodic motif incorporating singing along with the melody. This section finishes with a look at some rhythmic motifs before ending with some classically influenced phrases.