Pentatonic Sequence Licks To Develop Speed

  E Minor Pentatonic Scale sequence rotation rock lick. Helps to develop speed in all 5 positions on the 3 high strings on the guitar fret board. Practice with a metronome slow with control then increase the speed faster up to your fastest control limit. This will create finger dexterity muscle memory for speed on …
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Guitar Minor Pentatonic Inside Dorian Scale Mode

  Guitar Minor Pentatonic Scale inside Dorian Scale Mode – Right & Left Handed Guitar Minor Pentatonic Scale inside the Dorian Scale Mode. E Dorian Mode is the 2th (ii) degree of D Ionian (Major) Scale. The Dorian Mode has a Minor 3rd Interval making it a minor sounding mode. The only difference in sound …
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Octaves and Unison Notes On Guitar

Guitar Octaves and Unison Notes Color Separated A good way to see how octave and unison notes are organized on guitar is to use colors to separate the octave notes. The Chromatic Scale in the key root of E is a good balanced layout to see the octave separation. On a right handed guitar, octave …
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E Blues Chromatic Scale

The E Blues Chromatic Scale Guitar Open String Position The E Blues Chromatic Scale open string position is a hybrid scale made up of three scales. E Minor Pentatonic, E Blues and E Major 3rd Pentatonic Hybrid Scale. It is Minor Pentatonic Scale with the Major 3rd and Diminished 5th notes added to it. The …
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Guitar Scale Unison Note Patterns

    Learn new guitar scale unison note patterns Maps to learn guitar scale unison notes on the guitar fret board. There is an Ancient Chinese Proverb: The shortest way to a travel destination is the way you know.  This can be the beginning to creating a bad habit patterns. To break these patterns we must …
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G Mixolydian Mode Guitar Scale

                                            G Mixolydian Mode The G Mixolydian Mode is the 5th degree of C Ionian (Major) Scale. The Mixolydian Mode has a Major 3rd Interval making it a major sounding mode. The only difference in sound between the Ionian (Major) and the Mixolydian Mode. The last note in the Major Scale the 7th (Major 7th …
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C Ionian (Major) Scale Mode On The Guitar

The guitar scales fret-board diagrams below show the C Ionian (Major) Mode on the guitar. The C Ionian Mode is the 1st degree to the 1st degree by octave of the C Major Scale. The Scale formula for the C Ionian (Major) Mode is (1,2,3,4,5,6,7). The key of C Major has no sharp or flat …
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Songwriting On Guitar

There’s by no means any rock solid approach to teach songwriting on guitar and how to write a song. The best way is to write out a list of your favorite songs played by other people. Learn each song by analyzing them by ear and listen in to what’s being played. Use your guitar and …
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The Major Scale 3 Note per String 6 Note Patterns on Guitar

The 3 Note / String 6 Note Shape is a great way to learn the Major Scale. This is a technique of breaking something down to smaller chunks to make it easier to learn. The examples below are analyzing the G Major Scale on the two lowest strings E (6th) & A (5th). A lot …
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Guitar Pentatonic Scale Chart & Harmony Relationships

To prepare you for this article refer to the post categories of Theory and Technique that contain the articles named Fret Finger Placement, Interval Theory, Understanding Major Scale Modes. This article is about the Minor Pentatonic Scale and how the scale relates to chord harmony. The Penta name stands for 5 notes and this scale …
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