BGE Webisodes 7 & 8 | Video 4: Practice Tips, Minor Scales, & Scale Summaries
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Note: I encourage you to also consider purchasing Webisodes 5 & 6: Open String Transitions & Major Scales to go along with Webisodes 7 & 8 below. Webisodes 5 & 6 go into further detail concerning scales and, coupled along with Webisodes 7 & 8, will give you a more well-rounded understanding of how to play and apply them to your playing.
In Webisodes 7 & 8 I’ll show you:
- Some of the best tips I've found to help you practice the scales you've learned so far as well as the scales covered in this part of the course.
- How to use the Minor and Minor Pentatonic Scales in the "Three Essential Keys."
- "Short Scale" variations on the Minor and Minor Pentatonic scales for authentic Bluegrass Guitar sounds and faster playing.
- A special BONUS section on how to switch from Major to Minor scales as well as some great tips on the topic.
If you really want to be able to play Bluegrass Guitar, you'll need to know how to play and apply the Minor scales for that "Bluesy" sound that Bluegrass guitar is famous for. In these webisodes I'll show you how and give you tons of great ideas on practicing in general as well as practicing scales, setting practice goals, and how to change effortlessly from Major to Minor.
Complete course overview:
The “essentials” I’m referring to that are covered in this course include (but are in no wise limited to):
- Having the best Gear (guitars, picks, strings, etc.) for your budget.
- Learning the best way and most effective methods to Tune your guitar (one of the most important things you can learn).
- Mastering your Picking hand, first through easy-to-follow exercises then working your way up to more advanced techniques.
- Learning to play Scales and Chords and their “short” variations.
- Learning various Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Licks that can be used interchangeably in many different songs as well as for creating your own blazingly-fast or mellow and soulful guitar breaks/solos.
- Creating an effective Practice regimen.
- Setting Goals as a player.
- Learning the various “Common” and “Uncommon” Chords used in Bluegrass.
- Learning as many instrumental “Fiddle Tunes” as you can in what I refer to as the “Three Essential Keys”: G, C, and D.