Chris looks at the next section of the solo. This lick fits perfectly with the main melody. It provides a smooth transition and added excitement. Chris looks at the notes can be added to the minor pentatonic scale for a more natural minor feel.
Taught by Chris Liepe in Progressive Rock Solo seriesLength: 5:30Difficulty: 2.0 of 5
Learn a full progressive rock solo lick by lick in this series of lessons.
Chris Liepe introduces his new series that showcases a full, fast-paced progressive rock solo. You will learn the solo lick by lick, as well as some great skills and techniques along the way.Length: 3:03 Difficulty: 0.0 Members Only
Chris begins with the first lick in the solo. With a mini melody that pulls you right in, this lick is almost more of an introduction to the solo. While learning this lick, Chris encourages you to pay...Length: 5:08 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Chris gets started on the primary melody. While the melody spans the whole solo, this lesson just focuses on the first part. This lick is derived from the C# minor pentatonic scale.Length: 6:46 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Chris looks at the next section of the solo. This lick fits perfectly with the main melody. It provides a smooth transition and added excitement. Chris looks at the notes can be added to the minor pentatonic...Length: 5:30 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Chris dives into the next section of the progressive rock solo. This time, the focus is on sweeping. This section of the solo adds speed and kicks the energy level up a notch.Length: 12:08 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Chris demonstrates a lick that will give you more practice with sweep picking. Though this lick is not in the solo, some of the positions are.Length: 13:39 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Chris takes a look at one more sweep picking lick that is not in the solo. Like the first sweeping lick, this one is very fusion in nature.Length: 5:19 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Chris dives back into the solo. This time he offers up a lick with a fun unison bend. This lick is based in the C# minor scale.Length: 6:08 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Chris continues with lick 8 of this progressive rock solo. This time, you will play fast chromatic lines with alternate picking.Length: 5:11 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Chris takes another break from the solo. This time, he looks at a pentatonic sequence that is reminiscent of something Jimmy Page might do.Length: 6:48 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
In this lesson, Chris looks at the melody of the solo in a higher octave. Playing in a different fretboard position/a different range might help open up some new ideas.Length: 4:03 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Chris finishes out the progressive rock solo with a fairly simple tapping lick.Length: 6:27 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Although you finished the solo in the last lesson, Chris offers up one more tapping lick for your enjoyment.Length: 7:10 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
About Chris Liepe
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Chris Liepe was born on September 17th, 1981 in Portland OR. His first instrument was piano which he pursued until discovering his love for the electric guitar in high school. He became fans of such groups as Soundgarden, Collective Soul and U2 inspiring him to start singing, songwriting and helping others in their musical endeavors with teaching, co-writing and album production.
Having moved to Colorado with his family, he began gigging, recording and teaching in a number of music stores as well as out of his apartment until deciding to pursue music full time. He moved to Denver, CO to complete a Bachelors in Music Technology and was then hired on by Sweetwater Productions, a division of Sweetwater Sound and one of the largest, most successful recording studios in the Midwest.
Chris spent nearly 4 years at Sweetwater as a producer, recording engineer, studio musician and writer. During this time he had the privilege of working with many artists including Augustana, Landon Pigg, Jars of Clay, and Mercy Me. He also wrote for and played on numerous independent albums and hundreds of radio/TV commercials.
Wanting to get back to his favorite State in the world (Colorado) and feeling the urge to 'go freelance', Chris moved to Greeley, CO and opened his own recording and teaching studio. He continues to write and produce music for artists and agencies and is happy to be among the proud JamPlay.com instructors.
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