This Allan Holdsworth lesson takes a look at his solo on The Things You See and especially some of the arpeggio based ideas he uses.
To me, Allan Holdsworths playing is not really based on the use of arpeggios. His lines are more scale based and uses interval structures that don’t always make sense as complete arpeggios. At the same time he does have some ways that he uses arpeggios in his playing that is hugely interesting and for me has been very useful to check out. Among other things his use of Quartal Arpeggio and the way he plays them in this video is very interesting.
Other Lessons on Allan Holdsworth
If you want to check out some of the other lesson I have done on Allan Holdsworth you can do so here:
- Allan Holdsworth – What he plays in a solo (Sixteen Men Of Tain Analysis)
- Allan Holdsworth Modal chords
- Voicings and Inversions -Allan Holdsworth Chords
- Allan Holdsworth Chords on a Jazz Standard – Advanced Modern Chord Voicings
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