Jam over this Free Funky Groove Guitar Backing Track In E Minor from Guitar Control instructor Darrin Goodman. Be sure to get the tab for the scales to solo over this killer track.
Backing Track Chord Progression
This Free Funky Groove Guitar Backing Track In E Minor consists of 1 bar of Em7 to 1 bar of Bm7 and then repeat. Then Am7 back to Bm7 and then the whole progression starts over again. Try to come up with a melody line that sounds as if it should be on the track.
This track is in the key of E minor. You can use the tried and true minor pentatonic scale to solo over this. You can also use the natural minor scale (Aeolian Mode) and all of its positions to solo over this. Feel free to combine the two scales together to really come up with a killer sounding melody line.
The Minor Pentatonic Scale
A Pentatonic Scale is a musical scale with five notes per octave and is very common and found all over the world.
The Aeolian Mode
The Aeolian mode is a musical mode and a diatonic scale, aka the natural minor scale. It is the scale on the piano that starts with A. Its ascending interval form consists of a key note, whole step, half step, whole step, whole step, half step, whole step, whole step.
If you really want to dig into soloing and how to use scales far beyond with you are getting here then you should check out our course Fretboard Domination. This comprehensive course will have you soloing like a guitar hero in record time. You will learn how to use the following.
- The major scale and the modes
- Harmonic Minor
- Melodic Minor
- Half-Whole Diminished
- Whole Tone
Check it out and transform your playing tonight!