Now let's start doing some leads!

You may notice that I'm outlining the chords through my melody. A very simple, effective, and melodic approach, commonly heard by Eric Johnson.

I should point out that if you play these licks exactly as written (with no additional expression, inflection, vibrato, etc.), you may get bored. Runs like these are all about adding your own feel. So spend time experimenting and expanding on these licks once you've got the basics down.

Also, check out Tom Quayle's tutorial on Shell Voicings if you're curious about the essential notes of a chord.

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