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Soloing Application: Stir It Up

In this lesson we’re going to learn an eight-bar solo for the songĀ Stir It Up. Here’s the jam track. The progression is eight bars long, and looks like this:

A | A | D | E
A | A | D | E

Because we’re in the key of A major, we’ll be soloing in the relative minor which is F# minor. We’ll be using all those great scales you’ve learned in previous lessons; the pentatonic minor, the diatonic minor, and the three position climb.

Here’s the tab for the riffs we’ll be learning – each bar contains a separate riff: