How To Use The Pentatonic Scale
Learn Classic Guitar Riffs Used By The Pros
Have you ever wondered how players like Page, Clapton and Beck use the
pentatonic scale to play lead guitar? How about guitarists like Van
Halen and Vai? Or how jazz guitarists like Pat Metheny and George
Benson use the pentatonic scale?
If so, then you've come to the right place. In the series of lessons
to follow you will be guided through a step by step sequence of
instruction to help you play lead guitar.
Take Your Lead Guitar Playing To The Next Level! In The Lessons That Follow You Will Learn...
The most commonly used fingerings of the pentatonic scale.
Guitar licks that you can use as a starting point to develop your own solos.
Exercises to help you improve your technique.
How to use passing tones to give your playing that extra spice that sounds great.
The goal of these lessons is
not just to memorize a bunch of guitar licks, although this is
recommended and will help you improve. The goal is to give you a
starting point that you can use to learn how to improvise and make up
your own solos.
The fun and joy that comes from being able to improvise is worth all
the effort and practice that it takes to get there. Be patient and you
will improve. Try to set aside a consistent time each day to practice
and you will reach your goals.
There are 15 lessons to follow. Here is a brief desciption. I recommend
that you do them in order but feel free to go straight to a lesson if
you have a strong desire to do so. You can always go back to the ones
Lesson 1 - Learn how to read a scale diagram and the most commonly used fingering of the pentatonic scale.
Lesson 2 - Melodic patterns and their importance in learning to play the guitar.
Lesson 3 - This lesson introduces some typical blues licks.