VIDEO: Eric Gales guest lesson (TG250)

Freshen up your blues and rock solos with a lesson in pentatonic lead playing from TG's latest guest tutor

Five-note groupings and 'doubling up'

'Up the stairs, down the stairs' and adding an extra note

Improvised solo

Download Total Guitar issue 250 for the accompanying tab and explanation - available in the UK and, digitally, worldwide via Newsstand for iPad, iPhone & iPod touch and Zinio ( from 20 January 2014.

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