Give your solos an unexpected twist by using math to craft musical phrases

In this lesson, I’d like to continue talking about numbers and sequencing approaches in regard to creating improvised lines. It’s not math rock per se, but rather normal guitar playing with an approach that allows one to explore phrases that can move decisively away from scalar-type lines, wherein you can utilize more interesting and unexpected rhythms that will surprise you, your friends and anyone who listens to your music.

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Dweezil Zappa is a brilliant guitarist and son of the legendary Frank Zappa. For the last 12 years he has toured the world performing his father’s music with Zappa Plays Zappa and other ensembles. His latest album is Confessions of a Deprived Youth (Deep Fried Youth).