QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Lead Guitar - Volume I

Six essential scales for Guitar.

Published: 02 Jan 1998 Updated: 03 Jan 2020Visits: 117Code: QS1

INSTRUMENTS: Scales Main: Guitar Others: Guitar
Subjects: Scales • Quickstart • Improvisation

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QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Lead Guitar - Volume I

Six essential scales for Guitar.

Product Code: QS1
Author(s): Curt Sheller
Publisher(s): Curt Sheller Publications
Published: Jan 2, 1998
Updated: Jan 3, 2020
ISBN-13: 978-0-9714044-0-3
Size*: ANSI A
Pages: 160
Hard Copy Price: $19.95
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Six essential scales for Guitar. Blues, Pentatonic, Dorian, Mixolydian, Aeolian and Ionian scales are covered in all keys with one octave scale fingerings starting on any finger.

This is the book that started the Curt Sheller Publications empire (of one) in 1998, over 20+ years ago.

The QuickStart Series of Scale & Arpeggio Fingering books are available in a variety of tunings for ukulele, guitar, and bass guitar for a verity of essential scales.

Learn to create exciting solos in a variety of contemporary styles!

Scales are used to improvise, create melodies and riffs. With a broad knowledge of the essential scales that are used in contemporary music and a mastery of the guitar's fingerboard and fingering principles you're well on your way.

Master these fingerings and unlock your potential as a lead guitar player!

Forward

QUICKSTART - Scale Fingerings for Lead Guitar is a concise, well organized book ideal for any guitar player beginning to explore "Lead Guitar". Unlike so many other guitar instruction books on the market, Scale Fingerings for Lead Guitar keeps a sharp focus on the six critical scales, their fingerings and their related chords. All material is covered in every key.

Whether your interest is in Blues, Rock, Country or somewhere in between Scale Fingerings for Lead Guitar is a valuable addition to your musical library.

Introduction

QUICKSTART - Scale Fingerings for Lead Guitar is a highly organized, efficient system of scale fingerings. Each fingering pattern is shown with a fingerboard shape, TAB and standard music notation. Two octave connective fingerings and related chords are also explained for each scale.

Master these fingerings and unlock your potential as a lead guitar player.

Six Essential Scales forLead Guitar

  • Blues - (Minor Pentatonic)
  • Pentatonic - (Major Pentatonic)
  • Mixolydian - (Dominant)
  • Dorian
  • Aeolian - (Natural Minor)
  • Ionian - (Major)

Table of Contents

QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Lead Guitar - Volume I

  • Forward
  • Introduction
  • Scales-Chords-Progressions
    • Blues Scales
      • Shapes
      • Chords
    • Pentatonic Scales
      • Shapes
      • Chords
    • Dorian Scales
      • Shapes
      • Chords
    • Mixolydian Scales
      • Shapes
      • Chords
  • Aeolian Scales
    • Shapes
    • Chords
  • Ionian Scales
    • Shapes
    • Chords
  • Additional Info
  • Practice Tips
  • Adapting Scales to 7 String Guitar
  • Final Thoughts

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The QUICKSTART — Scale and Arpeggio Fingerings Series is a concise, well-organized series of books, lessons, and workshops ideal for any guitar, ukulele, or bass player beginning to explore “improvisation”. Unlike so many other instructional materials on the market, The QUICKSTART — Scale and Arpeggio Fingerings Series keeps a sharp focus on the essential scales and arpeggios, their fingerings and their related chords. All material is covered in every key.

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Ukulele – Reading Music Series – Primer

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Daily Practice Material for the Contemporary Ukulele

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Ukulele Fingerboard Chart for C Tuning, Low or High G - G C E A

Ukulele Fingerboard Chart for C Tuning, Low or High G – G C E A

Ukulele Fingerboard Chart for G Tuning, Low or High A – D G B E

Ukulele Fingerboard Chart for G Tuning, Low or High A – D G B E

Key Signatures — Circle of Fourths and Fifths – ANSI A & A4 sizes

A handy reference chart of all 15 major and relative minor key signatures. US Letter 8.5 x 11 sized (ANSI-A) , A4

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