Guitar Scales

Major Guitar Scale

Learn How To Play The Major Scale on the Guitar! In this guitar lesson we will be learning how the major scale is made. This is very important because all of the chords, scales, and arpeggios that you will be learning in the future require a good understanding of how the major scale works. Once…   Read More » 

Major Guitar Scale Shapes

Learn How To Play The Major Scale Shapes On The Guitar! This lesson is all about three of the most common major scale shapes on the guitar. The first shape starts with your middle finger, the second with your index finger, and the third with your pinky. We will learn all of these shapes starting…   Read More » 

Major Pentatonic Guitar Scale

Learn How To Play The Major Pentatonic Guitar Scale! This lesson is all about the major pentatonic scale. Once you become familiar with the sound of this scale you will start to recognize it in all different kinds of music. Country, jazz, bluegrass, rock, metal and praise music all use major pentatonic scales. First we…   Read More » 

Minor Pentatonic Guitar Scale

Learn How To Play The Minor Pentatonic Scale On Guitar! This lesson will be about how to make and play the minor pentatonic scale. This is a really important lesson for guitar players because the minor pentatonic scale is used quite often on the guitar in all different styles of music. We will be in…   Read More » 

Pentatonic Scale Shapes

Learn How To Play Pentatonic Scale Shapes In This Lesson! In this guitar lesson we are going to go over the five basic pentatonic scale shapes. This is a lot of information to process so take your time and take it one shape at a time. We will be in the key of G major…   Read More » 

Blues Guitar Scale

Learn How To Play The Blues Guitar Scale! In this lesson we are going to be learning one of the most common shapes for the blues scale on guitar. We are also going to be learning about how the blues scale is made. If you are a beginner, the blues scale is something that you…   Read More » 

Chromatic Guitar Scale

Learn How To Play The Chromatic Guitar Scale! In this lesson, we will be learning about the chromatic scale. We will start by learning what a chromatic scale is and then we will learn a common shape for the chromatic scale. Once we have that down, we will learn a lick that uses a small…   Read More » 

Guitar Modes

Learn How To Play All 7 Modes On The Guitar! In this series of lessons we are going to be taking a look at seven different modes on the guitar. There are several ways that you can think about modes. The way that I am going to teach you about the modes is by letting…   Read More » 

Ionian Guitar Mode

Learn How To Play The Ionian Mode On The Guitar! In this guitar lesson we are going to learn how the Ionian mode sounds and how to bring that sound out and express it on the guitar. We will be in the key of G major for the lesson and we will be using a…   Read More » 

Dorian Guitar Mode

Learn How To Play The Dorian Guitar Mode In this guitar lesson we are going to be learning about how the Dorian scale is made, what notes give it its unique sound, and one of the more common Dorian guitar scale shapes. We have supplied you with the scale diagram for the shape that we…   Read More » 

Phrygian Guitar Mode

Learn How To Play The Phrygian Guitar Mode! In this guitar lesson we are going to learn how the Phrygian mode is made, a common guitar scale shape for this mode, and what notes in this scale give it it’s unique sound. The Phrygian mode is considered a minor scale so it will be a…   Read More » 

Lydian Guitar Mode

Learn How To Play The Lydian Guitar Mode! In this guitar lesson we are going to be learning how the Lydian mode is made, what notes give it its unique sound and a common Lydian scale shape. The Lydian scale is considered a major scale so it will be a bit happier sounding than say…   Read More » 

Mixolydian Guitar Mode

Learn How To Play The Mixolydian Mode On guitar! In this guitar lesson we are going to be learning a bit about what the Mixolydian mode sounds like, a common Mixolydian guitar scale shape and what notes give the Mixolydian mode its unique sound. We will start out with an A major scale and alter…   Read More » 

Aeolian Guitar Mode

Learn How To Play The Aeolian Guitar Mode On Guitar! In this guitar lesson we are going to take a look at what the Aeolian mode sounds like, a common guitar scale shape for it, and how to bring out the Aeolian sound in your playing. The Aeolian mode is essentially just a natural minor…   Read More » 

Locrian Guitar Mode

Learn How To Play The Locrian Mode On The Guitar! In the guitar lesson we are going to be learning a bit about how the Locrian mode is made as well as a common scale shape for this mode. You should be familiar with how the major scale is made before going through this lesson….   Read More »