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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Minor Scale Guitar Patterns - They're modes of major! beginner guitarist fretboard mapping lead guitar scales scales in 5 positions root to root series playlist Apr 27, 2021

Minor scale guitar patterns happen to just be modes of major scale patterns, but they only become minor when we focus on the minor scale root. Here’s how to make minor scales SOUND minor.

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Major Scale Guitar Patterns - How to REALLY know them beginner guitar fretboard mapping lead guitar scale types in 5 positions (root to root) scales technique Apr 20, 2021

Major scale guitar patterns allow us to see notes within a major scale grouped together in positions on the guitar. Definitely learn these 5 patterns but practice them this way to see all the scale roots.

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Functional Harmony (& Chord Substitutions) chords how to learn guitar chords series music theory scales songwriting theory Mar 30, 2021

This video is all about functional harmony and chord substitutions. I explain functional harmony in general and then show how songwriters can use it to find chord substitutions.

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Chords of the Melodic Minor Scale chords how to learn guitar chords series music theory scales theory Mar 16, 2021

These are the chords of the melodic minor scale. Learn the triad & 7th chords of the melodic minor scale with clear chord shape diagrams.

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Chords of the Harmonic Minor Scale chords how to learn guitar chords series music theory scales theory Mar 09, 2021

This lesson is all about how to learn and practice the chords of the harmonic minor scale

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Have you ever encountered this chord?: EbMaj7(#5).

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How to Make 7th Chords - Guitar Theory Lesson (chords series, Ep. 8) beginner guitar chords how to learn guitar chords series music theory scales Dec 08, 2020

This is a lesson on the music theory of how to make 7th chords - Guitar chords don't have to just be shapes we memorize!

I've had students who knew a bunch of awesome chord shapes but were stuck not making progress.

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Guitar Scale Theory (chords series, Ep. 2) beginner guitar chords how to learn guitar chords series music theory scales Oct 27, 2020

In this 2nd episode of "How to Learn Guitar Chords" we work on guitar scale theory as the source of chords

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Playing guitar becomes so much more fun, rewarding, and expressive when we understand what's going on in the music that we're playing.

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Major Scale Modes - Guitar Modes Explained ear training modes music theory scales Oct 13, 2020

There are many major scale modes guitar lessons that exist and many ways to approach getting the guitar modes explained clearly.

My approach in this lesson focuses on seeing the difference between each of the major scale modes on the fretboard by identifying the defining note of each of the...

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How to Connect Scales on Guitar scales Jun 02, 2020

Wondering how to connect scales on guitar? In this in-depth lesson I'm going to show you exactly how so you can play all over the fretboard in any key using the five major scale guitar shapes .

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How to Practice and Hear Modes on the Guitar scales Mar 17, 2020

There’s a lot of information on the theory of musical modes out there, but very little on how to actually practice them or use them.
 
If you understand what modes are but haven’t yet figured out how to work on them or apply them, then this video is for you! 
 
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