Shred Guitar Improvisation (Paperback)
Build Your Rock & Shred Metal Vocabulary Life Never Before With This Creative Guide To Improvisation One of the biggest obstacles facing aspiring rock and shred metal players is gaining enough knowledge of theory and chord construction to improvise confidently over any set of changes. It's also hard to know what to learn and where to begin. In Shred Guitar Improvisation, legendary player and teacher Chris Zoupa teaches the essential knowledge you need to cover a huge variety of playing situations. You'll also build your vocabulary with hundreds of creative licks What you'll learn: - Essential harmony and chord theory - Scale and arpeggio choices to play over any chord - Multiple example licks for every scale/arpeggio in the book - How to solo with chord fragments - How to break away from clichéd box shape licks - How to compose your own improvised solos Shred like a boss and find your own voice: One of the huge challenges of rock and shred guitar is to avoid running up and down scales and arpeggios, playing predictable licks. Chris Zoupa shows you tons of different ways of varying scales and shred sequences to keep them surprising, exciting and unpredictable. - Get inside cool challenging licks in the style of Jason Becker, Yngwie Malmsteen and Michael Romeo - Take pentatonics to the next level in the style of Eric Johnson, Joe Bonamassa and Kirk Hammett - Learn beautiful legato licks in the style of Guthrie Govan and Shawn Lane - Learn to how use intervals and string-skipping ideas in the style of Paul Gilbert - Discover sustained or "bleeding" arpeggios in the style of Jerry Cantrell and Josh Middleton - "Double triplet" licks in the style of Corey Beaulieu and Matt Heafy.