Improv over a single chord

Hi all, @Luke

Often I find when improvising live with a band they’ll nod me for a solo and then comp playing a single chord.

This can sometimes be tricky without hearing a typical 12 or 8 bar progression to play your solo around.

Do any of you have any tips or suggested recordings to listen to for inspiration.

@Luke how do you approach this?

All the best

Neil

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Hi Neil @Sunseeker95

You might want to study this video by Jason Ricci (unless you already have done so).

Regards,

– Slim :sunglasses:

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Many thanks @slim. That’s an epic video and just what I’ve been looking for. I’ll keep working on this and try to work out how to condense it when the solo is for a short period, typically what would be once or maybe twice round on a normal chord progression,

Thanks again.

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@Sunseeker95

I second @Slim response. Jason Ricci goes deep on soloing with limited notes, chords, etc.

Great stuff - Worth spending time watching!

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