From legends of the old-school to the internet era’s pedagogues of polyphonic fingerstyle, these are the players who changed the guitar teaching game
Get your picking and your fretting hand in sync with licks that can be applied up and down the fretboard
Learn to implement the scale beloved of Dickey Betts, Duane Allman and Eric Clapton into your playing
All of the greatest blues and rock guitarists - such as T-Bone Walker, B.B. King, Albert King, Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix - routinely incorporated this technique into their solos
When soloing over dom7 chords, the inclusion or substitution of the major third in a minor pentatonic line always sounds good
Force yourself out of the same old, familiar position-based patterns and into new, uncharted territory
Applying this construct to any improvised solo will automatically force you away from playing familiar licks and standard melodic “shapes.”
It's super useful to familiarize oneself with modal scale positions and patterns and learn how to navigate them with the slide.