February 2017 Archives

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Many times I am asked "how do I play a harmony lead"

Below I start with a simple melody then I show you some of the most commonly used ways of harmonizing it. Some of the bands that use this: Queen, Steve Vai, Eric Clayton, Beatles etc.

Also read http://www.guitarworld.com/top-10-guitar-harmonies

The following example is using the A major scale:

P. 1 A major lead guitar harmony.png

P. 2 A major lead guitar harmony.png

It is important to memorize these melodic shapes in all possible positions on the fret board and or the keyboard. Later transpose to all keys (twelve notes - fifteen written keys).

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Vince Lauria Sun and Earth Music