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QuickStart - Chord Progressions for Lead Guitar - Vol I Book and CD

Four tracks each for the six essential scales.

PUBLISHED: Mar 15, 2002 UPDATED: Dec 10, 2019 • VIEWS: 31 • BOOK CODE: QS1CDB

Instruments: guitar playalong Subjects: scalesbluesquickstartplayalongimprovisationbeginnerintermediate

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QuickStart - Chord Progressions for Lead Guitar - Vol I Book and CD

Product Code: QS1CDB
Author(s): Curt Sheller
Publisher(s): Curt Sheller Publications
Published: 2002-03-15 00:00:00
ISBN-13: 978-1-60321-012-6

Size: 8.5 x 11
Size: 8.5 x 11
Pages: 32
Price, Hard Copy: $15.95
Price, PDF: $9

24 play-along tracks for QUICKSTART Scale Fingerings for Lead Guitar. Four tracks each for the six essential scales for exploring improvisation in a variety of contemporary styles.

Suitable or guitar, bass, ukulele and any instrument capable of soloing.

Explore the sounds of six essential scales in improvisational settings.

Each of the 24 tracks of this CD are devoted to a scale covered in the **QUICKSTART Scale Fingerings for Lead Guitar** book. There are four background tracks for each scale featuring the chords of that scale. These tracks give you the opportunity to explore the sound of the Blues, Pentatonic, Dorian , Mixolydian, Aeolian and Ionian scales in a lead guitar setting.

The QUICKSTART Rhythm Section CD contains 24 Unique tracks designed for contemporary lead guitar. Six scales, 18 styles and a tempo range of 60 bpm to 148 bpm make this the most valuable play-along CD you have ever seen. Styles include: Shuffle, 12/8, Light Rock, Rock, Country Shuffle, Easy Rock, Country Rock, Double Time Ballad, Latin Rock, Reggae Shuffle, Double Time, Slow Shuffle, Rock Ballad, Cut Time Bluegrass, Latin, Light Pop, Funk, Reggae.

Six essential scales for lead guitar
  • Blues - (Minor Pentatonic)
  • Pentatonic - (Major Pentatonic)
  • Mixolydian - (Dominant)
  • Dorian - (Minor)
  • Aeolian - (Natural Minor)
  • Ionian - (Major)

Individual Scale Books Available

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents: QuickStart - Chord Progressions for Lead Guitar - Vol I Book and CD

  • Blues Scale Progressions
  • Pentatonic Scale Progressions
  • Dorian Scale Progressions
    • 1 - Latin Rock
    • 2 - Reggae Shuffle
    • 3 - Double Time
    • 4 - Slow Shuffle
  • Mixolydian Scale Progressions
    • 1 - Rock
    • 2 - Shuffle
    • 3 - Rock Ballad
    • 4 - Cut Time Bluegrass
  • Aeolian Scale Progressions
    • 1 - Double Time
    • 2 - Light Rock
    • 3 - Latin
    • 4 - 12/8
  • Ionian Scale Progressions
    • 1 - Light Pop
    • 2 - Shuffle
    • 3 - Funk
    • 4 - Reggae

Related Book Files, Resources and Assets

Related Assets for QuickStart - Chord Progressions for Lead Guitar - Vol I Book and CD at this time.

QuickStart Progressions Aeolian Track 1 - Double Time Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Double Time play-along track for exploring the Aeolian scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Aeolian Track 2 - Light Rock Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Light Rock play-along track for exploring the Aeolian scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Aeolian Track 3 - Latin Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Latin play-along track for exploring the Aeolian scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Aeolian Track 4 - 12/8 Updated: Dec 31, 2016

12/8 play-along track for exploring the Aeolian scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Blues Track 1 - Shuffle, Play-along Track Updated: Oct 25, 2017

Explore creating solo, leads, and improvisation with this Blues play-along track in the common "Key of A." Great for exploring the Blues scale fingerings from the "QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series" of books. A standard I IV V 12 bar blues progression in the key of A using A7, D7, and E7 chords.

QuickStart Progressions Blues Track 2 - 12-8, Play-long Track Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Am Blues play-along track for exploring the Blues scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio series of books. This is a standard 12 bar blues progression in the key of Am using Am, Dm, Fmaj7 and E7.

QuickStart Progressions Blues Track 3 - Light Rock, Play-long Track Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Light Rock play-along track for exploring the Blues scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Blues Track 4 - Rock Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Rock play-along track for exploring the Blues scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Dorian Track 1 - Latin Rock Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Latin Rock play-along track for exploring the Dorian scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Dorian Track 2 - Reggae Shuffle Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Reggae Shuffle play-along track for exploring the Dorian scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Dorian Track 3 - Double Time Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Double Time play-along track for exploring the Dorian scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Dorian Track 4 - Slow Shuffle Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Slow Shuffle play-along track for exploring the Dorian scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Ionian Track 1 - Latin Pop Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Latin Pop play-along track for exploring the Ionian scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Ionian Track 2 - Shuffle Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Shuffle play-along track for exploring the Ionian scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Ionian Track 3 - Funk Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Funk play-along track for exploring the Ionian scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Ionian Track 4 - Reggae Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Reggae play-along track for exploring the Ionian scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Mixolydian Track 1 - Rock, Play-along Track Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Rock play-along track for exploring the Mixolydian scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Mixolydian Track 2 - Shuffle, Play-along Track Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Shuffle play-along track for exploring the Mixolydian scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Mixolydian Track 3 - Rock Ballad, Play-along Track Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Rock Ballad play-along track for exploring the Mixolydian scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Mixolydian Track 4 - Cut Time Bluegrass, Play-along Track Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Cut Time Bluegrass play-along track for exploring the Mixolydian scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Pentatonic Track 1 - Country Shuffle Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Country Shuffle play-along track for exploring the Mixolydian scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Pentatonic Track 2 - Easy Rock Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Easy Rock play-along track for exploring the Pentatonic scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Pentatonic Track 3 - Country Rock Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Country Rock play-along track for exploring the Pentatonic scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

QuickStart Progressions Pentatonic Track 4 - Double Time Ballad Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Double Time Ballad play-along track for exploring the Pentatonic scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.

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