Example CHILLED VANILLA – alen’s solo
Intro [Bars 1 to 8] As Allen explains in the video, these opening bars are tricky to navigate so a clear strategy is worked out in advance. The fast phrase in bar three
Bb is a ‘sheet of sound’ style run designed to finish on the target tone of E in bar 4, which becomes the major 3rd of the C/ chord. The notes in this run come from the F# Mixolydian scale (F#-G#-A#-B-C#-D#-E) and Allen uses a handy ‘three-notes-per-string’ fingering, which stretches across all six strings.