The Thinking Musician" s Guide to Incredible Guitar Soloing. Kevin Dillard introduces a book allowing experienced guitarists to take their playing to an entirely new level. Intelli-Shred offers an in-depth look into the mechanics and concepts behind those amazing guitar solos by legendary artists like Yngwie Malmsteen, Paul Gilbert, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Randy Rhoads, John Petrucci, and others. Guitarists learn the theory behind melodic modal shapes and arpeggios and various techniques for applying them in solo playing. The exercises and etudes serve to challenge and motivate while simultaneously building strength, speed, dexterity, and knowledge of the fretboard. The CD included demonstrates all the examples in the book. ©2007, Book & CD.