Don't feel bad if you can't solo in the studio in one take. Most people can't.
We all wantour guitar solos to stand out, to capture the attention of the listener, to bring the song to a new level.
I've been noticing a trend amongst younger guitarists on YouTube and elsewhere; it's a distinct lack of melody.
This week I offer some lessons I've learned in the past 35 years to get you prepared for—or maybe even help you survive—the world of playing sessions for a living.