Altered Scales Explained + All 5 altered dominant scale guitar patterns (super locrian) free download: top 3 pentatonic patterns fretboard mapping improvisation jazz guitar lead guitar modes music theory scale types in 5 positions (root to root) scales Oct 05, 2021

Altered scales. What are they? Also called the altered dominant scale or the super locrian scale, the altered scale is a mode of melodic minor & awesome for improvising with over dominant chords. 

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Make your own guitar fretboard diagrams - Free guitar diagram software review free download: chord chart fretboard mapping music theory reviews scales Sep 28, 2021

Guitar fretboard diagrams are useful for learning. And sometimes we might want to make our own! In this lesson I review a free website that lets you make your own guitar fretboard diagrams. 

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Weekly Lesson #94

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Slow Dancing in a Burning Room Chords - Unique John Mayer Guitar Lesson blues related chords free download: chord chart fretboard mapping music theory outlook practice strategy rhythm guitar solo guitar-fingerstyle song learning Sep 14, 2021

Learn the Slow Dancing in a Burning Room chords this way and you’ll truly internalize them. This unique John Mayer guitar lesson shows how to work deeply on the chords of any song. 

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Weekly Lesson #92

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Guitar Chord Chart PDF Walkthrough - Learn new chords & theory! beginner guitarist chord theory series: how to learn guitar chords - beginner to advanced chords free download: chord chart fretboard mapping music theory rhythm guitar songwriting / composing Jul 27, 2021

I made a guitar chord chart PDF that is unlike any others that I’ve seen, which is why I made it. This video is a walkthrough for how to best use this free guitar chord chart called “Chords with Color”.

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Improvising on Guitar - Soloing & CONNECTING SCALES blues related fretboard mapping improvisation jazz guitar lead guitar practice strategy scales Jul 20, 2021

Guitar soloing & Improvising on guitar in general is tricky business. We often find ourselves “stuck” in scale positions one at a time. This lesson is about connecting scales when improvising on guitar.

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Money - Pink Floyd Guitar Riff in 5 Scale Positions free download: top 3 pentatonic patterns fretboard mapping lead guitar music theory scales song learning Jul 13, 2021

Money by Pink Floyd has an iconic intro riff that’s super fun to play on the guitar. In this lesson I teach the Money Pink Floyd guitar riff and how to practice for deep guitar fretboard knowledge.

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Weekly Lesson #83

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MELODIC MINOR Scale Guitar Patterns - All five positions free download: top 3 pentatonic patterns fretboard mapping improvisation jazz guitar lead guitar modes music theory scale types in 5 positions (root to root) scales Jul 06, 2021

Melodic minor scale guitar patterns can be elusive compared to other scale types. This lesson covers melodic minor scale theory, all 5 melodic minor scale guitar patterns, & how to apply them.

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Weekly Lesson #82

 

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Harmonic Minor Scale Guitar Positions - how to nail them free download: top 3 pentatonic patterns fretboard mapping improvisation jazz guitar lead guitar scale types in 5 positions (root to root) scales Jun 29, 2021

Harmonic minor scale guitar positions are important to learn if we want to nail soloing over chord changes in minor keys. Some say the harmonic minor scale is the 2nd most important scale.

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Weekly Lesson #81

 

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Major Blues Scale - Guitar mapping exercise beginner guitarist blues related fretboard mapping lead guitar scale types in 5 positions (root to root) scales May 25, 2021

Major blues scale guitar shapes are less often used than the minor blues scale (what we call “the blues scale). These two blues scale types are modes of each other. Here’s how to distinguish them.  

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Blues Scale Guitar Positions - How to play all 5 shapes beginner guitarist blues related fretboard mapping lead guitar scale types in 5 positions (root to root) scales May 18, 2021

Blues scale guitar positions allow us to play the blues scale ALL OVER the guitar fretboard instead of just in one spot. It takes some time to get the other positions down, but it’s worth it.

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Weekly Lesson #75

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Minor Pentatonic Scale Guitar Positions - All 5 shapes beginner guitarist fretboard mapping lead guitar scale types in 5 positions (root to root) scales May 11, 2021


Here’s all five of the minor pentatonic scale guitar positions. You’re maybe really familiar with one of these minor pentatonic shapes, but knowing ALL the scale positions on the guitar is so freeing. 

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Major Pentatonic Scale Guitar Positions - All 5 shapes beginner guitar beginner guitarist fretboard mapping lead guitar scale types in 5 positions (root to root) scales May 04, 2021

There are five major pentatonic scale guitar positions and we often neglect all but one or two of them. Get all five of these major pentatonic positions down with this handy guitar scale exercise.  

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