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Arpeggios are every guitar player's favorite flashy tool. Here's how you can get started with implementing them into your playing.
Play several different One-Octave Triad and Four-Part Arpeggios from Root position at 60bpm, eighth notes.
Move through chord changes and anticipate harmonic ideas with this visual backing track.
Arpeggios will reveal a new way to move around the fretboard when improvising.
Follow the chords to outline them using arpeggios derived from the diatonic chords of Melodic Minor.
Use the video to anticipate upcoming chords in the progression and utilize your knowledge of the Harmonic Minor Scale to target chord tones among the harmony.
Learn the reasoning for arpeggios in your guitar playing–what they can offer and what they really are.
These tactics will help you get a feel for where to implement diminished sounds in your playing in a bluesy context.
This approach to arpeggios will open new doors for you.