#1
Do you have to learn each scale in every key to beable to play it over any chord in wich ever key? Or can you just start the scale positions anyware on the fret board as long as it has the right root of the key the rythem guitar is in?
#2
the guitar is easy. You only have to learn ur scales in one key, and then remember the intervals.

So yeah. Learn it in one position, then just shift it to the right key.

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#3
that will suffice, but if you want to be *adept* at guitar, you've got to know the fretboard like the back of your hand. know your theory, know your notes, and know how they fit into the context.

playing guitar is easy. playing it well is not.
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#4
Quote by OMYGORE!!!!
Do you have to learn each scale in every key to beable to play it over any chord in wich ever key? Or can you just start the scale positions anyware on the fret board as long as it has the right root of the key the rythem guitar is in?


To answer your first question, it depends on how far you want to go, Your average scale has 7 notes, Conceivably you could ignore the whole fretboard and use those 7 notes forever in most music. But, that is also limiting as you don't have the octaves, the possible fingering conveniences a different approach might afford etc. You dont HAVE to do anything. To answer your question, it all depends on what you want to do. Some never learn keys, scales at all and just function to the degree that they figure everything by ear that they like/and want to do.

To answer your second question, I can start any scale on any note on the entire fretboard of the guitar. Can you do this as well?

Best,

Sean