Lesson ID: TB320
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It’s easy to get stuck in boxes and patterns on the fingerboard. In this lesson, we’ll take a look at 5 different ways to practice the major scale to help you break out of box patterns. First, let’s have a look at the basic 3 string “box” pattern that is most likely the first major […]
Lesson ID: TB201
Related Lessons Is your blues missing this one note? Basics of Improvising Tuesday Blues 199: 2 Fun Ways to Practice the Major Pentatonic Scale Tuesday Blues 200: Stuck in the Pentonic Boxes? Try this…
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This is a sample lesson from one of BGI’s premium courses called “Sandpiper Stomp”. In this lesson, we’ll take a look at how to construct the A Blues Scale and where it lies on the neck.
Lesson ID: TB083
In this lesson, we’ll walk through the E Blues Scale in a musical sense. Then, we’ll take the scale formula and apply it to the fretboard.
Be sure to pick up the tab for the practice guide that will get your fingers playing the scale in several positions on the neck.
Lesson ID: TB065
Learn how to connect Pentatonic Box 1 to the two adjacent patterns with two simple moves.
Lesson ID: TB040
Guitar players love playing in box patterns, shapes and so forth. That way of thinking has its application, but if you really want to learn a scale – I mean get down to the heart of the matter – I strongly encourage you to learn the scale on one single string. I tend to break […]
SPOILER ALERT: If you practice pentatonic box patterns day and night, you will get better… …better at playing pentatonic boxes. As they say in baseball, you play how you practice. And if you practice your pentatonic scales and box patterns until you’re blue in the face, you will no doubt be pretty good at playing […]
Scales confuse me. Well, they did for years. I understand the do-re-mi-fa-so-la-ti-do stuff. Mainly because of that silly song from that movie I was forced to watch in the 3rd grade. You’re singing it your head now aren’t you? Yep. I worked the Sound of Music into a blues lesson. Ha! Back to scales, there’s […]
Have you ever wondered why some chords just seem to be made for each other? It’s no accident that G, C and D sound like they were born to be together. The reason for their nice little relationship lies locked inside harmony. You could focus a lifetime of study on harmony. But, I like to know […]
What’s the most important scale you will ever learn? The scale that all other scales in western music are based? The mother of all…well, you get the point – it’s important. I’m talking about the major scale. The Plain-Jane, sing-song, easy-as-pie major scale. These seven notes are somewhat easy to play, but a basic understanding of […]