Phish: Maze (studio version) guitar solo
1.0 Machine Gun Trey in the studio!
PDF for this lesson:Maze-Full
The studio version of “Maze” is great for study because it provides a virtual clinic in “Machine Gun Trey.” It also shows some examples of how Trey mixes blues-based ideas (specifically, the mixing of major and minor thirds, and the use of the minor pentatonic scale combined with the major third) with mode-based ideas (mixolydian and dorian).
For the purposes of this lesson I excerpted the solo from the original recording:
I also found it useful to slow this sucker down to 75%, for obvious reasons:
Maze solo – Annotated Tabs & Audio
Maze solo pt. 2