Hack #13: Blues Scales: Start with Mixolydian

This is an excerpt from 25 Guitar Scale Hacks, check out the full eBook here. If you’re getting into blues soloing, you’re probably already familiar with the minor/major pentatonic and blues scales. While these scales are of course the bread…

From Multiple Scales to Multiple Chords

A couple of days ago we looked at How to Easily Learn Multiple Scale Patterns in parallel using just three different scale patterns/positions. In this lesson, I’d like to revisit those scale patterns and give you an easy way of…

The Key to Breaking Out of Scale Boxes

You’ll find a lot of stuff on the internet about breaking out of scale boxes; some players suggest learning the modes (more boxes?) or throwing other intervals into the mix (still a box), playing horizontally up and down one string…

4 World Class Tips for Practicing Scales

We all know that one of the biggest challenges faced by guitarists, after putting in the hours to learn all those scale patterns, is how to play seamlessly up and down the fretboard and meld all those patterns into one…