September 19, 2015
Find-any-note-on-the-neck

Finding the Notes

There are two approaches to learning all the notes on the neck. The first way is to simply drill them into your head one at a […]
September 19, 2015
Reading-Chord-Grids

Reading Grids

[ padding=”0 20px 0 20px”] Reading chord and scale grids is just one of many shortcuts that make playing guitar easier. You may have come across […]
September 4, 2015
The-Modes-of-the-Melodic-Minor-Scaler-Wide

The Melodic Minor Scale

The Modes of the Melodic Minor Scale are good to learn if you’re interested in jazz improvisation. The main reason for this is because its seventh mode is […]
September 4, 2015
The-Modes-of-the-Harmonic-Minor-Scale-Wide

The Harmonic Minor Scale

The Harmonic Minor scale has nearly all the same notes as the natural minor scale except for the seventh degree. In the harmonic minor scale the […]
September 4, 2015
Modes-of-the-Melodic-Minor-Pentatonic-Wide

The Melodic Minor Pentatonic

The Melodic Minor Pentatonic is considered a modal pentatonic scale. A modal pentatonic scale is created when two notes are removed from a seven note scale. […]
September 4, 2015
The-Dominant-Arpeggios

The Dominant Seventh Arpeggio

Arpeggios can be thought of as broken chords meaning the notes of a chord are played separately one after the other rather than strummed all at […]
September 4, 2015
The-Major-Blues-Scale-Wide

The Major Blues Scale

The Major Blues scale is basically the Minor Blues scale with a different root note. The “blue note” that we add now functions as the b3 and it gives the […]
September 4, 2015
The-Modes-of-the-Major-Scale-Wide

The Major Scale

The natural major scale (Ionian) is sometimes referred to as “The Mother of all Scales”. The reason for this being that we relate all other scales […]
September 4, 2015
The-Minor-Arpeggios

The Minor Seventh Arpeggio

Arpeggios can be thought of as a broken chords meaning the notes of a chord are played separately one after the other rather than being strummed […]