Also known as "Gypsy Minor" or "Double Harmonic Minor" this scale produces a fantastic sound for building both melodic lines and chord harmonies.
Guitar scales and Modes follow
Have you often wondered what you can do to spice up your solos?
Learning multiple fretboard systems won't make you a better guitar player. In fact, learning a number of systems could turn you into a worse player who consistently gets stuck in the same traps.
In this lesson you'll learn how to select the proper scale over chord progressions.
Learn eleven cool shred picking licks that you can play fast! They're ideal if you're just getting used to alternate picking. I'll also show you exactly how to create your very own licks so you never run out of ideas again!
Welcome to my lesson on scale sequencing! Learn what sequences are, why and how we use them, and get stuck into 4 excellent examples with tabs.
Brian May, Yngwie Malmsteen, Slash, BB King... ever wondered what separates pro players from the rest of us? Vibrato. Anyone can learn to have a great vibrato - it's not down to talent; read on to find out how to get your own unique vibrato.
Know how you can inherently tell the difference between a happy and a sad song? Let's further develop the ear to identify all the modes!
Tired of same old boring guitar scale patterns? This cool video will help you come up with new interesting lines by combining narrow shapes with 3 notes per string.
The complex. Learn about pitch axis, shifting tonal centres and the final remarks for the series.
Confused about modes? Don't know where to start? This super easy to follow lesson will clarify everything!
The Progression. Learn to compose complex modal progressions based on a starting point and a standard shift around any tonal centre.
This video teaches guitar players five unconventional things you can do with the minor pentatonic scale. Let's go!
This is how you should see modes.
Lets take a look at our picking. Here are 3 licks that aren't just about burning through a scale for hours but rather something a little more to work on.
A brief rundown of familiar and not so familiar pentatonic shapes.
In this lesson we'll learn how to create new pentatonic-like shapes that will work over any mode.
Many guitar scales are used to play metal music. Some of them are exotic, some are common. In this lesson I share with you some mix I like of The Egyptian scale and the regular pentatonic old friend.
In this lesson you will be new ways of connecting your pentatonic boxes and break you out of the usual box style of playing the scale.
The Tonal Centre. Learn about suggestive modal play and how to use modes in riffs and solos.
Guitar players are willing to compromise on what they learn because their hands are too small... or are they?