Express Guitar - The Ultimate Guitar Learning Kit

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     Most Important And Practical Guitar

                   Scales To Learn

  

   
  Rather than aimlessly practicing guitar scales, you want to
  become laser focused. What are the most important and practical
  guitar scales to learn? What guitar scales you need to learn, in
  order to play the style of music that you love.

  A major reason why many guitarists never master guitar scales is
  that they try to learn too many at once. If you want to develop
  top-class guitar scales and improvisation skills, then you will
  need to learn and master certain scales. In fact, you will have
  to know your scales so well that you "own them". Until you "own"
  your scales you can't use them effectively.

  Learning scales and deciding on what are the most important and
  practical guitar scales to learn seems a mind-boggling task. No
  doubt, you have heard people say: the more scales you know, the
  wider variety of songs you will be able to play and enjoy.

  Scales mastery is the combination of several "micro-skills":
  (a) learn the names of the notes in the scale,
  (b) know their scale step numbers,
  (c) study the unique harmony created from that scale,
  (d) know the names of the notes over the entire fretboard
  (e) learn the scale in all twelve keys.

  Mastery of scales, modes, and improvisation is not difficult,
  once you break these complex subjects down to small pieces.

  First decide what music you want to play: rock, jazz, country,
  bluegrass, metal, each style of music has certain preferred
  scales associated with that music.

  Most important and practical guitar scales to learn for rock
  music: minor pentatonic, blues scale.

  Most important and practical guitar scales to learn for country
  music: major pentatonic scale, blues scale.

  Most important and practical guitar scales to learn for bluegrass
  music: major pentatonic scale, major diatonic scale,

  Most important and practical guitar scales to learn for jazz
  music: major diatonic scale and it's modes, harmonic minor scale
  and it's modes, minor pentatonic scale, blues scale, major
  pentatonic, whole tone scale, chromatic scale.

  Scales create patterns on the fretboard which players visualize
  and memorize. The important thing to remember is to learn the
  notes on your guitar fretboard, so you are not just playing a
  pattern, that's the key to good guitar playing, knowing the names
  of the notes over the entire fingerboard!

  Good knowledge of the fretboard will enable you to: improvise
  better, learn songs quicker, learn more chords and scales, read
  music and most importantly it'll let you be able to create your
  own music not merely copy someone else.

  I definitely recommend memorizing or becoming familiar with the
  fretboard.  If you memorize the notes on the fretboard, you will
  be able to connect scales and locate the root of keys that you
  are playing in while soloing, easily.  Especially if you want to
  know that scale over the entire fretboard AND be able to
  improvise fluently with it.

  Many guitarists main focus is entirely on the physical aspect of
  playing scales the musician/guitarist understands the intellectual aspect     of learning scales.

  The ability to use artfully the unique "colors" of each different
  note in a scale.  The ability to play instantly and effortlessly
  any scale in any key, anywhere on the fretboard.  The ability to
  know instantly and effortlessly what scale and mode to use on any
  chord.

  Practicing guitar music scales is one of the key elements to
  learning the basics of guitar.

  Once you decide on the most important and practical guitar scales to       learn for your music you will be on your way to successful guitar music     playing in no time.




























   

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Rave Reviews for Express Guitar:

 

As a student of Mike Hayes since 1999, I have found his teaching methods and products to be first class. Whatever style or area of music I have been interested in, he has provided me with useful information, advice and study materials. His style of teaching and teaching products enabled me to progress through his guitar course far quicker than I ever imagined. He also helps in teaching yourself to find and develop your own style of music. Mike’s teaching gives his student’s the ability to become useful musicians, not just guitarists.

Stephen J Reid
Guitarist & Musician
Australia

 


 

This course teaches us how to learn, how to retain, and how to recall information quickly. This entire program is built around "connected learning" with key phrases, picture words ( yes there is such a thing ) and the most dynamic personal motivator I have ever had the pleasure of knowing.

Ken C Simpson
Business Owner & Guitarist
Queensland, Australia

 


 

The course is varied, in-depth and well-structured, making learning and comprehension fast, thorough and enjoyable. It’s a great way of learning, as you can pace yourself and move onto the next stage when you feel competent. I find this course both innovative and inspirational. I find myself leaving Mike’s lessons with the determination to reach my new goals.

Karl J Ricker
Sales Manager
Sunshine Coast, Australia