Category: Guitar Scales

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How to Generate a Chord Progression from a Scale

The first step is to figure out what types of chords can be generated from the scale. Learning to harmonize scales in triads and 7th chords is a typical approach to this.

Once you know what types of chords can be generated from the scale, try stringing two or three of them together and see if…



Learning Theory, But Don’t Know How to Apply It?

In order to know what you’re doing, you have to analyze what you’re doing.

If you want to learn/analyze a song, the first thing you’re looking at are the types of chords or riffs being used. In order to do that, you have to know how chords and riffs are built. In order to know…



Learning Scale Harmony

Scale harmony is breaking a scale up into various chords that all use notes from the scale.

Most progressions will be based on this breakdown of chords with an occasional variation here and there.

Then you have to learn all those chords up and down the fingerboard so you can…



Why You Need to Learn Scales

Scales are an excellent way to develop your technique.

They are excellent for helping to develop your ears.

They form the basis for understanding how chords are constructed.

They form the basis for understanding how chord progressions and riffs are constructed.

They are the basic building block of music…



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