Carl Culpepper Shows You How to Use the Diminished Scale to Spice Up Your Blues-Rock Soloing

Posted by Michael Mueller on August 31, 2017 at 11:39 AM

When you think of the diminished scale, you probably think of classical music, jazz improv, or highly suspenseful movie scenes. But this eight-note gem is also a very effective improvisational tool in a blues-rock or classic rock context, if you know how and when to apply it.

In his newest lesson, instructor Carl Culpepper teaches you the construction of the half-whole diminished scale, fingerings for it, and how to use it to give your blues-rock soloing that certain je ne sais quoi.

Diminished Scale in Blues-Rock Soloing
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Here's a short excerpt of the lesson:

 

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