#1
Hi everyone,


I would just like to say how grateful I am for any help I can get! So thank you in advance. I am really wanting to learn how to just riff at will in the styles of rock and or blues. I understand that scales(pentatonic especially) are the way to riffing and soloing, but am unable to find a good place to learn scales. I like Marty Schwartz for those of you who know him, and the stuff he does is the stuff I am trying to learn! Though there is so much unorganized stuff of his and most of it is for complete beginners.

So I am basically just wondering if anybody knows of some good dvds or videos where I can learn my scales.


I would also like to put a note in that I'm not in any way new to playing guitar. I've been playing since 5th grade(now 20), and learn most everything by ear. I also know how to read music from my days of playing coronet. Though I never learned my scales!
#2
I found this on StumbleUpon a while ago:

http://www.guitarhabits.com/the-5-pentatonic-scale-shapes-you-must-know/

There,'s a video and some tabs underneath.

It's neat because they highlight the important notes in red.
Gear:
Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plus Top Honeyburst

Epiphone Les Paul Special 1 with P90 pickups; swapped neck out for a Peavey Raptor Plus.

Alvarez Dreadnaught RD6

Vox Valvetronix VT20+
#3
There are thousands of resources to look at. For theory, few are better than www.musictheory.net. Take a look there. And there are also plenty of lessons here on UG. Just click on the lessons tab at the top of the page.
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#4
Quote by Junior#1
There are thousands of resources to look at. For theory, few are better than www.musictheory.net. Take a look there. And there are also plenty of lessons here on UG. Just click on the lessons tab at the top of the page.



Wow, I've been looking for a website like this.

Thanks Junior