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How to play a major scale anywhere on the guitar in a 10 minute lesson!

July 9th, 2012 · Comments Off on How to play a major scale anywhere on the guitar in a 10 minute lesson!

Major scales are the building blocks of almost all music including melodies and chords. Today we are going to learn how to play a major scale up one string of the guitar which is the best way to see it visually and often useful in real life improvising and arranging. 1)Tetrachord – A tetrachord is […]

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Guitar Practice Warmups – #2 Chromatic Scale

May 25th, 2012 · Comments Off on Guitar Practice Warmups – #2 Chromatic Scale

Last week I talked about the chromatic scale being played across the 6 strings. This week I want to talk more about that and some ways to practice it. Do this: -Lay all you fingers across the 6the string -One Finger per fret (so 1st finger on 1st fret, 2nd finger on second fret etc) […]

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Guitar Practice Warmups – #1 Chromatic Scale

May 15th, 2012 · Comments Off on Guitar Practice Warmups – #1 Chromatic Scale

Most of my guitar students have about an hour a day to practice. So all students of course want to know what is the best way to spend this time. I like to compare it to sports; if you want to be a good basketball player, you don’t just run out on the court and […]

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