Minor Pentatonic Scale for Guitar

The following lesson is an excerpt from my book “Awesome Lead Guitar”. This book contains many more lessons like this one, including: Full Scale Diagrams Example solos and Backing Tracks Easy to understand explanations of music theory Which notes to play over each chord, and which to avoid For more … Continue reading

Memorising the Notes on Guitar

Firstly, I don’t really think that learning the notes on guitar from scratch is an essential thing to do for a complete beginner. You’re much better off learning to play chords, scales and songs. I mean, even famous guitarists tend to stick to certain areas of the neck. However, if … Continue reading

Start playing better Guitar Solos today (10 steps)!

There is a lot of advice going around on internet forums and guitar websites that says in order to start playing lead guitar you should ‘learn theory’ or ‘learn scales’. While this can be true, it is very generic and general advice. Yes, scales will help you to play solos, … Continue reading

How to play Lead Guitar and sound awesome!

Guitar Scales The following post talks about scales. If you really want to learn every major, minor and pentatonic scale for guitar (along with the chord-tone arpeggios), you’ll want to get my new ebook ‘Advanced Guitar Basics: Scales and Arpeggios’ (click the link for more!). One of the topics I … Continue reading

What are Guitar Modes?

Guitar Scales The following post talks about scales. If you really want to learn every major, minor and pentatonic scale for guitar (along with the chord-tone arpeggios), you’ll want to get my new ebook ‘Advanced Guitar Basics: Scales and Arpeggios’ (click the link for more!). So, just what are modes? … Continue reading

Guitar Scales: the Harmonic Major

Guitar Scales The following post talks about scales. If you really want to learn every major, minor and pentatonic scale for guitar (along with the chord-tone arpeggios), you’ll want to get my new ebook ‘Advanced Guitar Basics: Scales and Arpeggios’ (click the link for more!). Haha! Now this is a … Continue reading

Guitar Scales: the Indian Pentatonic

Guitar Scales The following post talks about scales. If you really want to learn every major, minor and pentatonic scale for guitar (along with the chord-tone arpeggios), you’ll want to get my new ebook ‘Advanced Guitar Basics: Scales and Arpeggios’ (click the link for more!). Well…this scale isn’t really Indian, … Continue reading

The Phrygian Dominant Scale

Guitar Scales The following post talks about scales. If you really want to learn every major, minor and pentatonic scale for guitar (along with the chord-tone arpeggios), you’ll want to get my new ebook ‘Advanced Guitar Basics: Scales and Arpeggios’ (click the link for more!). The Phrygian Dominant scale is … Continue reading