April 17th, 2011

...now browsing by day

 

Learn How To Dominate The Major Scale on Guitar! – Part 1 – 6/2 Form

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

Hey all. Welcome to the beginning of the LR GUITAR scale series. In this series, I will introduce the beginning guitar player to the various major, minor and pentatonic minor scales that are so necessary in dominating your instrument…:)The idea of learning scales may seem a tad boring to some, especially when all you want to do is shred with the big boys. But the problem here is that to be able to shred, you really need to know your neck and scales. Guys like Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, John Petrucci, Pat Metheny, John Scofield and every other major player know their scales backwards and frontwards…so why shouldn’t you!? Once you spend some time on this stuff you’ll be glad you did…especially when you begin to see the results that come from a focused and serious commitment to your instrument.

The above video examines the major scale in one scale form, the 6/2. So what does this 6/2 form mean. Click to continue »