Tomas asked me to share this with the class.
I stumbled on to these scales and think it can be a terrific way
to familiarize ourselves with the fret board. Don’t let this scare you…
These are Movable major scale forms and the will dovetail into his bar chord lessons.
they might confuse you at first so go to the site and Print the cheat sheet (in color).
they are the ( E shape, D shape, C shape, A shape, and G shape ) Those names do not
relate to the scale you are learning. I’m going to save you some confusion here.
The name of the shape relates to the name of the chord shape. Let,s do the E shape as an example.
Look at the third and fourth frets, (easier in color). You will see an R, a 5, and a 3.
For now ignore everything else on the diagram. Move those three dots to the first and second frets.
Walla! It’s an E chord (E shape). Tomas teaches this in his bar chord lessons.
Now look at the scale. It’s not an E scale. the red R gives use the name of the scale
and it can be move up and down the fret board. Just like the E shape bar chord.
Whew! I don’t type. Here’s the link. let me know if I can help.
Tomas can you make this a hyperlink?
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