A short lesson on learning the 5 shapes of the minor pentatonic scale and how to use them!
Guitar scales and Modes
Easy formula to shorten your learning curve.
I get a lot of questions on technique building and what to work on to become a better improvisor. This lesson is a demonstration of my vision on how to approach scale practice to get the most benefit out of it from an improvisor's point of view.
You can always play the minor pentatonic scale when you are playing some blues solos, but in this quick lesson I will share with you a cool method of mixing a few scales that all can help add more flavor and style to your playing.
How to apply scales in a simple yet effective way that most guitarists do not do.
Is CAGED the best system to learn guitar scales and chords, or there are better alternatives? Let's examine together the problems of CAGED starting from it effect on your picking hand.
Understanding intervals is very beneficial not only to your guitar playing, but to your development as a musician.
A quick look at the reasons why this is vital to your musicianship and also how this concept works.
Nearly every guitar player has heard of the 3 note per string modes, but why should you invest the time into learning them?
Learn minor scale and mode shapes on the fretboard by changing one note.
It's easier to remember 7 names to describe the effect than every combination of each scale.
Get ready to jam with a whole new sound.
An easy shift that you can apply to sound more sophisticated and much more interesting while soloing on guitar.
There's a lot to be left on the table if you are not utilizing this scale in your playing, where you can easily achieve a dark, Eastern-inspired feel.
Scales and chords in musical theory can seem difficult or convoluted at times. However once you know how to interpret them, they are quite simple!
This lesson will help you choose scales to play over II-V-I chord progression in major.
Here I have arranged the notes of a Cmaj7 chord into some seriously handy scale-like shapes. Pick through these, work them into your own soloing and get ready to jam with a whole new sound.
Five easy ways that I do to make you better with guitar scales.
What are major and minor scales?
This one's a nice scale combination anyone could use.
In this lesson I'll talk about three scales that work very good for improvisation.