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Watch the Soloing Positions online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Jazz Guitar 10: Advanced Soloing Principles

The ability to solo in any key, in any position on the fretboard, is an essential skill for all advanced jazz guitarists. In this section, Pat Martino shares valuable insight, approaches, and several demonstrations focused on improvising over a given set of changes, across all 5 positions of the fretboard.

TIP! Everything you work on should be started slowly, paying attention to the fine details of finger placement, minimum motion, efficient picking hand movement, and proper intonation. Then GRADUALLY increase your speed. Think baby steps. Don't try to jump from zero to 60 - take it slow. As you gradually speed up you will see other technique issues that need to be addressed. These are more easily discovered and dealt with at slow tempos. It is way harder to fix a problem that you have burned into your muscle memory than it is to just start slow and fix things along the way. So always start practicing a new thing slowly, and then build up your speed.