Blues soloing part 6, the melodic minor scale.

In this part of our series on Blues soloing, we will look at the use of the melodic minor scale when improvising over Dom7 chords. This is a very useful sound in a Jazz type blues, but it just might sound a bit out of context in a John Lee Hooker tune. For our I chord G7, (G9, G13) we [...]
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Craig’s reel

A few years ago I began to transcribe some of the tunes in O’ Neill’s Music of Ireland for guitar.  I recently rediscovered them and will post a few here. The ornamentation and key signature are as originally published in the book and the guitar is in standard tuning.