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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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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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 Fret Finger Placement

A big confusion plaguing so many beginning guitar players in leaning scales is: What fingers do I use when playing scales? How come I see some great guitar players use their pinky and some who don’t? Is it a hard wired rule that I must use my pinky? How come I see a lot great …
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G Major Scale 3 Note / String Guitar Fingerings Diagrams

The guitar scales fret-board diagrams below are the (3 Note / String Fingerings) for the G Major Scale. The numbers in the guitar scales fret-board diagrams represent the fretting finger placement. This article builds off of my last post (Major Scale – 3 Note / String – 6 Note Shapes). This fingering is very popular …
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