Watch the Lick Border: Strings 1-3 online guitar lesson by Robbie Calvo from Lick Logic

The pentatonic minor/blues scale offers us two notes per string formats, which I believe you can use to your advantage in a lot of ways: string skipping ideas, octave approaches, and pedal tone licks. Let's take a look at a couple of ways to expand and maximize this 5/6 note scale by really focusing on the creation of phrases that a really simple but ultimately effective soloing tools.

Here we focus on the top three strings of the guitar within the F# blues scale. We'll start each lick moving through each of the scale tones and you'll quickly see just how effective working like this will become to developing an untold amount of new ideas. Let's take a listen.