Pentatonics Pro – All 330 Pentatonic Scale Combinations

Pentatonics Pro is a side project I’ve been working on for a while now which involved mapping out the 330 possible pentatonic scales into a collection of scale patterns (combinations of 5 intervals) along with a method to explore them … Read more

Wayne Krantz Guitar Lesson: Incorporating Open Strings into Solos

You may not have heard of him but Wayne Krantz is a monster guitar player. He’s carved a truly unique sound on the instrument based on discarding traditional chord shapes and scale patterns in favor of a rhythmically-driven approach that … Read more

The Advancing Improviser: Zonal Improvisation on Guitar

Following on the from the lesson on Parallel Thinking, I thought it would be useful to take a deeper look at the role of scale patterns in learning to improvise, and what I call Zonal Improvisation. According to … Read more