Watch the Passing Tones & Outlining Chords online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Blues Guitar 10: Advanced Soloing Approaches

Passing Tones & Outlining Chords - Concept 9 is a video guitar lesson presented by Andy Timmons and is sourced from Electric Expression: Blues.


Let's talk now about some non-scale and non-chord tones called passing tones. The most organized ways of using passing tones is to connect two scale tones with the notes in between or to outline the shape of a chord while playing notes within the shape. However, you can almost get away with playing any tone by resolving it well.