The Guitar Scales Vol. 1 (Book/CD Set)
The Guitar Scales Vol. 1 is a complete guide to the scales that beginning and intermediate guitarists need for practicing and soloing. Each chapter covers a specific approach to these basic scales, including examples, exercises and studies. Music scores including fingerings, tablatures and grid diagrams, along with logical, step by step explanations allow the student to build his own understanding as well as the technical and improvising skills. The CD includes all music material of the book. Each example, ...more
Product Number:
98644BCD
Format:
Book/CD Set
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Tab
Pages:
96
Binding:
Perfect Binding
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-5655-7
UPC:
796279070874
ISBN13:
978-07866-5655-4
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
2/26/2001
The Guitar Scales Vol. 1 is a complete guide to the scales that beginning and intermediate guitarists need for practicing and soloing. Each chapter covers a specific approach to these basic scales, including examples, exercises and studies. Music scores including fingerings, tablatures and grid diagrams, along with logical, step by step explanations allow the student to build his own understanding as well as the technical and improvising skills. The CD includes all music material of the book. Each example, exercise and study is recorded. In addition 8 rhythm section tracks provide a set of accompaniments for practical applications of each scale and its appropriate improvisational exercise.
1 - Basics 
 ✿ Scales, use of
 ✿ Formats
 ✿ Practise guidelines 
 ✿ First exercise 
2- Major Pentatonic Scales 
 ✿ Structure
 ✿ Formats
 ✿ Patterns 
 ✿ Vertical motion
 ✿ Improvisation exercise #1
 ✿ Pre-recorded changes 
3- Minor Pentatonic Scales
 ✿ Structure 
 ✿ Formats
 ✿ Improvisation exercise #2 
 ✿ Pre-recorded changes 
4- Introducing Major Scales 
 ✿ Structure
 ✿ Formats 
 ✿ Fingerings
 ✿ Patterns
 ✿ Another warm-up exercise
 ✿ Progression chart
5- Major Scales : Exercises 
 ✿ Vertical motion 
 ✿ Open strings 
 ✿ Ascending motion 
 ✿ Descending motion  
6- Major Scales : Complete Study & Application 
 ✿ Technical exercise : groups of 4 
 ✿ Complete study 
 ✿ A little bit of theory 
 ✿ Improvisation exercise #3
 ✿ Pre-recorded changes
 ✿ Technique exercise summary and chart
7- The Dorian Mode
 ✿ Modes 
 ✿ Dorian mode  
 ✿ Format shifts : harmonic functions 
 ✿ Dorian format shifts  
8- Dominant Scale 
 ✿ Mixolydian mode  
 ✿ Format shifts
 ✿ Improvisation exercise #4
 ✿ Pre-recorded changes 
9- Practise Techniques
 ✿ Groups of 3 
 ✿ Groups of 4 
 ✿ Intervallic practise 
 
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