This is not only a Pat Metheny Lesson. It is also a short discussion and a practical example of how most things that we hear in great solos are not complicated scales or concepts, but much more masterful and melodic improvisations with basic scales and arpeggios.
In the solo I go over some fragments from the Pat Metheny How Insensitive live from the Secret Story live dvd. It is a fantastic solo.
The solo can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9SPR9eUIbk
And a transcription is available here: https://kupdf.net/download/pat-metheny-how-insensitive_598dfa35dc0d60e927300d1a_pdf
Table of Contents:
0:17 No Magic Just Playing The Song
0:40 Getting lost in Theory and Scale Choice
1:21 Pat Mehteny – The How Insensitive Solo
1:49 Why Pat Metheny is a great example for this
2:05 Not only The Lick
2:17 How much do scales really matter?
3:18 Example using Locrian Nat. 2
3:30 Example Using Locrian
3:50 Example Bringing out the Locrian Nat 2 sound
4:19 Solo Fragment 1
4:27 Playing Dm blues or Playing the Changes?
5:19 Solo Fragment 2
5:28 Scale Sequences and Triad Groupings
6:01 Breaking down the line
7:52 What makes this a great solo?
8:15 Keeping the Melody and the key in mind
8:47 Melodic Ideas
9:08 Dm Pentatonic scale?
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