#1
Does anyone have any ideas what scales Paul Gilbert primarily uses? Or at least ones that sound like what he uses. I know he uses the harmonic minor sometimes, but other than that I'm stumped...
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#2
He probably just uses whatever scales suit the particular song he is playing. Probably modal scales. And harmonic minor, as you said.
#3
Paul Gilbert actually does a lot of straight pentatonic stuff, he just plays it in interesting ways.
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Paul Gilbert actually does a lot of straight pentatonic stuff, he just plays it in interesting ways.

That's the scale I was going to meniton. He really makes it work in almost any situation
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#6
Rusty Old Boat.. youtube it. It's pretty much a pentatonic scale all on the bass strings.
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#7
he also uses minor scales like in technical difficulties. i just started to learn that song and its all basically e minor
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Paul Gilbert actually does a lot of straight pentatonic stuff, he just plays it in interesting ways.


+1

He's also a big fan of adding other intervals for a more interesing sound, like a major 6th and the b5th.
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