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How To Guitar Solo and Play Beyond Scales

See which scales are used to play lead guitar and learn how to add musical phrases to your solos

So you want to play lead guitar and light up your fretboard with your solos, huh? 🔥

I can't blame you. Guitar soloing is one of the coolest things about playing guitar. 😎

But here's the deal...

In order to be a great lead guitarist, you need to first understand two things:

  1. How guitarists use scales to play solos (and which scales they use)

  2. How to play musical phrases so it doesn't sound like you're just playing up and down scales
In this completely free video lesson, you see how to get started as a lead guitarist and how to build a vocabulary of licks and phrases so you sound like a tasteful player.

All this in 31 minutes.

And it's free.

Click the Enroll button now to begin!


Your Instructor


Desi Serna
Desi Serna

Hailed as a “music-theory expert” by Rolling Stone magazine, Desi Serna is the author of several instructional guitar books and video programs including Fretboard Theory, Guitar Theory For Dummies, Guitar Rhythm and Technique For Dummies, and Guitar Picking Mechanics. He is known for his practical, hands-on approach to music teaching, with a focus on the guitar fretboard and emphasis on popular songs. Desi honed his craft through decades of teaching, performing, and publishing. He lives in the Nashville, Tennessee area, and works full-time managing his business and GuitarMusicTheory.com website.


Course Curriculum


  How To Guitar Solo and Play Beyond Scales
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Will I be charged for taking this course?
Nope. This course is completely free. No payment info required.
What do I need to know before starting this course?
You should be well beyond the basics and comfortable with playing songs using barre chords.

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