Learn how to improvise a guitar solo over Despacito by Luis Fonsi using only the pentatonic scales and sound AWESOME!
Let’s take a look at these chord progressions from Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito” based in the minor key. The chords used are the Imin, IIImaj, VImaj, and VIImaj. These are hugely popular chords when writing in a minor key. In this song they create an infectious groove that that never wavers. It goes to show you, keep it simple son!
In this lesson I’ll show you how to improvise a guitar solo around the 7th fret using 3 different pentatonic shapes (1 shape works double shift as major & minor). Switching scale shapes like this will really bring out the sound of the chord progressions in your solo. Good luck & let me know if you have any questions.