Black Magic Woman by Santana

In the first solo riff, Carlos Santana is playing in the key of Dm, which means that the solo is based on the D Pentatonic Minor scale.

Remember, the Dm would be in the 1st position, the Gm would be in then 4th position and the Am would be in the 5th position.

Solo 1

Guitar 1:

The beginning of this solo is played by itself, which sets up the rest
of the solo.

Guitar 2:

This guitar would be considered a keyboard part, but in this case can
logically be played on the guitar.


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