Technique Tip Of The Week: Use repetition
Question and answer phrases are vital if you want to solo in a compositional way, rather than play mindlessly up and down the scale. But repeating a phrase is a great foil for this – even a fourth doublestop repeated on the top two strings Chuck Berry-style, or a minor third on strings two and three, can lift your solo, especially on your third or fourth chorus!
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This tip originally appeared in Guitarist issue 325, as part of the Ultimate Blues feature.