Guitar Scales and Modes Lessons

Guitarist Playing ScalesAre scales important for playing guitar? You bet! They are the cornerstone of a few things you absolutely need to know: such as chords and solos. But you don't have to be a music theory expert to get this stuff. Start here with beginner lessons and work your way up - we'll teach you everything you need to know about scales and modes.

Dec09
Scales and Modes for Guitar

The good news is that there is a superior way to learn scales on guitar that will enable you to make more progress in less time.

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Apr09

We’ve reached the conclusion of Tom Serb’s series on Scales and Modes. If you’ve been following along you’ll know there’s all kinds of scales possible.

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Mar26

Because the starting point of any scale can be shifted to make an entirely new scale, we can quickly get lost in the permutations.

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Mar12

After the pentatonic, major, and common minor scales and the modes, everything else – with one exception – can be considered an exotic scale. Let’s look.

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Feb27

This month, we’re continuing a terrific series from long time Guitar Noise contributor Tom Serb concerning just about every scale you could ever think of.

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Jan23

In our last post we learned there is only one kind of major scale. Now let’s look at the minor scale – and there are LOTS of different minor scales!

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Jan09

Now we’ll get into the grand-daddy of music theory. The major scale is important to theory because it’s the yardstick by which we measure all other scales.

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Dec19

Let’s look at hexatonic scales. Like the blues scale, hexatonic scales are any scales that have six notes.

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