I don't know if you've ever had this experience, but trying to play solos in a band without a rhythm guitar sucks.
I play in a quartet led by a clarinet/sax guy that consists of him, bass, drums and me.
And course you guys know the drill... all those instruments are really loud and the guitar really isn't, no matter how you try to compensate for that...
So what would you do? What Would Django Do? (WWDD?)
I hereby invite the truly crazy to experiment with this little backing track and fool around with ideas.
It's a tune I hope you already know, or sort-of know, that my band plays in G, "Some of these Days"... written by Canadian (Amherst, Ontario) songwriter Shelton Brooks over a hundred years ago, way back in 1910.
Paul Cezanne: "I could paint for a thousand years without stopping and I would still feel as though I knew nothing."
Edgar Degas: "Only when he no longer knows what he is doing does the painter do good things.... To draw, you must close your eyes and sing."
Georges Braque: "In art there is only one thing that counts: the bit that can’t be explained."