GeneralGoldilocks wrote:Hey now... i like his "ragged but right" vid on you tube and tabs. it really explores jerry's use of the diminished scale to get those cowboy jazz licks that are so unique. half django, half merl haggards tele player. jerry uses the same scales in deal. basically, when you go to the 4, a diminished scale is substituted, and creates a killer lick that no pentatonic rock guitar player who is just wanking out one five note scale over a whole solo is going to get. jerry's was more of a country jazz approach. you change scales at every chord change in the progression...
I used to think it was counterproductive to play Jerry's lines, but I just now got it. Seriously. In this moment, it all makes sense.
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