Essentials Of Soloing - Learn To Phrase In 14 Days by Steve Stine

Categories: Skills, Soloing

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Play Your Favorite Songs And Solos By Ear With Steve Stine’s Easy 3-Step Plan:

  1. Visualize - You’ll see new ways to create catchy licks and phrases across the fretboard
  2. Connect - You’ll connect phrases to create melodies that have something to say
  3. Play - You’ll play solos that sound original and authentic, and never play a boring solo again.

Includes: 2.5 hours of videos, PDF tab book and access to our private Facebook group


Here is what you get:

  • 2.5h of Online Video lessons
  • Downloadable Tab Book
  • Audio Jam Tracks

Preview Videos

The Importance Of Plotting Points

Using “Boxes” To Create Melody

The Concept Of Improvisation

Here’s What You’ll Discover In Essentials Of Soloing - Learn To Phrase In 14 Days

Module 1

  • Find out why learning how to feel what you’re playing is a crucial element to unlocking your potential as a guitarist
  • Discover how phrasing keeps your playing from sounding repetitive and robotic. Which means, your solos will sound unique and personal.
  • 1 must-know secret that will help you clear your mind, which means you’ll be able to relax and enjoy playing music.
  • 3 important “vocal” techniques you need to be comfortable with, so you can create effective phrases that sound authentic.

Module 2

  • How to listen to songs and grab ideas and phrases from them, so you can use them to create your own solos from scratch
  • 3 important listening exercises that help you understand phrasing and melody. So you can hear how the guitar and voice reflect each other.
  • How to avoid over thinking and focus on listening and feeling the music (HINT: don’t focus too much on the playing part).
  • You’ll also get a breakdown of awesome songs from guitarists like Jeff Beck, Gary Moore and Joe Satriani, and discover what makes them so amazing.

Module 3

  • How to take a static chord sound (one repeated chord) and build a melody on top of it with phrasing
  • 1 easy way to jumpstart your creativity by using your fingers to search for ideas. So you never get “stuck” when you’re trying to solo.
  • How to make a melody sound unique with embellishments, so you can sound original, even when you’re playing a well-known melody
  • Explore the differences between a set melody and improvisation, so you can switch between the two things effortlessly

Module 4

  • How to develop a melodic concept over a chord progression, so you can improvise effectively and avoid hitting wrong notes
  • 1 must-know note chasing technique, so you can create awesome licks on-the-fly, over any song.
  • Discover how to improvise and “meander” as you play, so you can fill the empty “spaces” with your unique style and personality
  • Find out why it’s best to slow down sometimes, so you can create “singable” licks and open up spaces for improvisation

Module 5

  • How a guitar lick is like a “box,” and how to make the “box” bigger. Which means, you’ll expand and improve licks as you improvise.
  • The concept of “melodic creation,” which means going to the right note at the right time. So you can create phrases that sound (and feel) amazing
  • 2 critical soloing techniques, intervallic movement and string skipping, and how to use them to find your unique voice on the guitar
  • Advice on tracking your strengths and weaknesses, so you can develop a game plan and constantly improve as a guitarist

About Steve Stine

​If you haven't heard of Steve before, just know that he's very well known at North Dakota State University and is a highly sought-after Professor of Modern Guitar. After earning his music education degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead, he went on to play in literally dozens of bands over the last 16 years touring the U.S. and England. He's been a studio guitarist for radio, television and various recording projects. And he even acted in a movie once. He's taught private, group, and online guitar instruction for over 25 years to literally thousands of students. Many of his students attend colleges nationwide to study music and play in bands, notably, Shannon Curfman, who performs with Kid Rock. He's taught music at Red River Valley Montesorri school for over 10 years. And was guitar instructor at Elevate Rock School in Fargo, North Dakota. And despite the tattoos, long hair, and shredder-style guitar, he's a family-man. And even finds time to volunteer his talents to plays guitar in his church.


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