Welcome to The Complete Guitar Solo Mastery Course!
This course has been specifically designed for those at the beginner and intermediate stages of electric guitar playing who want to master the art of being able play and improvise dynamic guitar solos all over the fretboard.
Not only will you learn how to solo all over the fretboard, you will gain insight and understanding on how to be a unique, melodic, and inspiring guitar solo artist.
In this course, your knowledge and ability in guitar soloing will be built from the ground up.
With over 9 hours of video instruction, here's what will be covered in this course:
You will learn the notes on your fretboard and and essential guitar theory to ensure you have a strong foundation for guitar soloing all over the fretboard.
You will learn fundamental techniques such as how to pick correctly and different picking styles for maximum speed.
You will learn the most essential scales that the majority of all guitar solos ever played are built on.
You will learn all the essential guitar solo techniques such as bends, vibrato, sliding, hammer-ons and pull offs, note stacking, etc. to create expression when soloing.
You will learn how to combine your knowledge of scales with these solo techniques to create dynamic and meaningful melodic solos.
You will learn tons of licks in the "Lick Library" which will teach you how to combine different scales and techniques to create cool phrases. This also acts as "Vocabulary" when you are improvising and writing your solos.
You will improve your dexterity and technical ability in soloing as you work on the scales, exercises, and licks.
You will learn how to navigate your fretboard and solo wherever you like based on your solid understanding of guitar theory.
You will learn Songwriting. This is where you gain understanding of how to put it all together to write inspiring guitar solos. My goal is to make sure you become a dynamic guitar soloist and not a guitar scale robot!
I will walk you through one of my new songs and explain every step of the way to help you gain understanding and insight of how a full guitar solo is constructed. This will be a valuable experience to help teach you how to create your own guitar solos.
You will learn advanced scale techniques that will set you above the crowd when playing guitar solos.
You will learn advanced concepts such as how to solo over difficult chord and key changes.
You will learn how to solo in different keys and gain the confidence by practicing over backing tracks in different keys.
And much more!
Along the way I will also share unique insights on guitar playing and help to steer you in the right direction!
Try it out today and begin moving closer to your dream of being able to solo like a legend!
What you'll learn
- The main goal of this course is to teach you how write, construct, and play improvised guitar solos all over the fretboard
- You will learn essential guitar theory to prepare you for your career
- You will learn how to navigate your fretboard and solo wherever you like based on your solid understanding of guitar theory.
- You will learn how to memorize your fretboard notes as this allows you to jump around and play solos all over the guitar
- You will learn how to combine your knowledge of scales with these solo techniques to create dynamic and meaningful melodic solos.
- You will learn the essential scales needed to play and create epic guitar solos
- You will learn all the important techniques such as legato, bends, vibrato, note stacking, slides, hammer on and pull offs, that will breath life and expression into your solos
- You will learn advanced techniques such as sweep picking, cascading scales, and arpeggios
- You will learn the art of writing and composing an epic guitar solo
- You will be an all-round better guitar player due to your understanding of the connection of notes between chords and lead playing
- You will improve your dexterity and technical ability in soloing as you work on the scales, exercises, and licks.
- You will learn Songwriting. This is where you gain understanding of how to put it all together to write inspiring guitar solos. My goal is to make sure you become a dynamic guitar soloist and not a guitar scale robot!
- You will learn how to solo in different keys and gain the confidence by practicing over backing tracks in different keys.
- By the end of this course, you will have the knowledge and skills to solo freely around the fretboard and express what's in your heart
- I will walk you through one of my guitar solos and explain every step of the way to help you gain understanding and insight of how a full guitar solo is constructed. This will be a valuable experience to help teach you how to create your own guitar solos.
- You will need an electric guitar and amp
- A passion to want to be a great lead guitar player, improvise, and write great guitar solos.
- It would be nice if you have some previous experience playing basic chords and lead parts but this is not necessary as I start from the beginning and help you build your foundation from ground zero.
Course Length : 9 hrs 6 mins
44 Downloadable Resources
Mark Shian is a musician, teacher, singer-songwriter, recording engineer, and recording artist based in St. Petersburg, USA. He is known on YouTube for performing inspiring piano and guitar music. He began playing the piano at age 5 and the guitar at age 12 and excels at both instruments as a recording artist. Mark had quite a journey in his music career having trained in classical, blues, and jazz. He eventually decided to focus on his passion in modern contemporary and worship music. His long and difficult journey of discovering his musical identity led him to create courses to help people shorten the process of reaching their musical goals and dreams. His courses are known to take the average musician from beginner to professional levels in a very short period of time compared to classical and conventional music education. He teaches primarily based on the understanding that people ultimately want to be able to discover their greatest potential to express their hearts through music. In light of this, his teaching style is more focused towards accomplishing the goal of musical expression instead of excessive focus on music theory or scales. His courses all include foundational levels to help students understand important basic theory fundamentals to prepare them for the completion of the course. The teachings that follow are usually musically empowering and special in its approach to helping students adopt concepts that set them above the crowd. Mark's courses represent some of the best accelerated music courses found on the internet.
Preview00 - Welcome to Guitar Solo Mastery (2:35)
Start01 - All Charts in Zipped Folder Download
Start02 - Fretboard Memorization Charts - Download all lesson charts here
Start03 - Guitar Solo Mastery Charts - Download all lesson charts here
Start04 - Backing Track Downloads - All Backing Tracks are in this folder
Preview1-01 - Importance of Guitar Setup and String Height (2:27)
Start1-02 - Pick Selection for Guitar Solos (1:49)
Preview1-03 - Picking Technique (1:44)
Start1-04 - Alternate Picking & 4 notes per string exercise (1:38)
Start1-05 - Economy Picking & 3 notes per string exercise (2:26)
Start1-06 - Muting Your Guitar (2:49)
Start1-07 - Recommended Amp and Pedal Settings (1:25)