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Learn How To Dominate The Major Scale On Guitar – Part 3 – 6/1 Form

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Hey all. Here’s the third installment to this Major scale series. As usual, follow the video above and check below for the scale form diagram.

Once you have this scale form down then you should be comfortable stringing the 6/4, 6/2 and 6/1 major scale forms together. Remember, these forms are moveable so all you need is a root note and you’re ready to rock!!

Juts be careful with the stretching of the 4th finger… Click to continue »

Learn How To Dominate The Major Scale On Guitar – Part 2 – 6/4 Form

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Hey all. Here’s the second installment in my “How To Dominate The Major Scale” series. If you haven’t yet, check out the first installment here it will explain the series. Check out the above video for a detailed explanation of the scale and use the scale diagrams below to help you work your way through it. As usual, Click to continue »

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 »