Secret techniques to play like Allan Holdsworth.


Just a couple of the elements I like to use to try and emulate one of my favorite players; the great Allan Holdsworth and his unique style of improvisation. Including some scales like the major scale (and it's modes), the melodic minor scale (and it's modes), the diminished scale (both forms: Whole Half and Half Whole Dimised) and the three note per string pentatonic scale. Also, some tension building concepts building up to a resolution. To top it off I go into Allan's phrasing and his use of legato, vibrato, slides and the whammy bar. Enjoy!

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