SEVEN MAJOR SCALES IN ONE POSITION – BEFORE YOU START
This lesson is for the more advanced player and describes how seven major scales in one position can open up the fret board with regards your guitar playing.
FOR – IMPORTANT – : If you have learned your seven position major scales, this lesson takes you to the next level. If you have not viewed the lesson which outlines the seven major scales in position, then please click major scales fretted and revisit this video once you have understood and learned that material.
ABOUT THIS LESSON: This lesson continues from the lesson which outlined the seven major scales and helps you to understand the musical power they offer in any one position on the guitar neck.
LESSON DIFFICULTY: Advanced
Without doubt this is a keystone guitar lesson. For anyone who is serious about being able to play advanced music forms such as jazz or classical music, this lesson must be understood and acted upon. As with other lessons, this lesson makes use of a template system of learning. What it means is that you will not have to reach to far with your fingering when you want to access other keys. Having seven major keys under your fingers in any one position is a wonderful thing but it doesn’t stop there. Due to the fact that we can utilise relative major and minor scale theory, we actually have seven natural minor keys in any one position as well. Think about that for a moment. If you work hard, understand and use the contents of this lesson you will be able to play in fourteen keys in any one position. Seven major keys and seven minor keys.
OTHER GUITAR SCALE LESSONS
Once you have mastered the above you can then move on and look at the lesson melodic minor scales in seven positions for guitar. You will find that the whole of the fret board opens up for you. Check out all our guitar tuition courses which are all free and well worth visiting.