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Learn the Blues ( Minor Pentatonic ) and Pentatonic ( Major Pentatonic ) scales on ukulele.
A practical approach to learning theses two essential scales using the Blues scale.
Scales like chords, are typically learned as shapes using chord grids, TAB or any number of methods. They show a fingerboard shape, what strings to play and possibly the fingers that are used to play the scale. But what are the names of the notes? What chords can I use them with? You are usually left to fend for yourself.
These five note scales, the Major Pentatonic and the Blues or Minor Pentatonic scales are two of the most common scales used in contemporary music. This lesson focuses on the blues scale in the common key of D.
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The Blues are at the heart of all American music. It has influenced Country, Rock, Folk, Jazz, Bluegrass and just about every form of American music we listen to today.
The six essential scales are: Blues, Major Pentatonic, Mixolydian, Dorian, Aeolian, and Ionian. From the six essential scales, you can get through a wide variety of traditional and contemporary music.
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Sunny - Lead Sheet, Key of Am
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Sunny - Premium Play-along Track
Written by Bobby Hebb. Sunny is in the key of Am.
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QuickStart Progressions Blues Track 1 - Shuffle, Play-along Track
A Blues play-along track for exploring the Blues scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books. This is a standard I IV V 12 bar blues progression in the key of A using A7, D7 and E7.
QuickStart Progressions Blues Track 2 - 12-8, Play-long Track
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
Light Rock play-along track for exploring the Blues scale from the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Series of books.
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Blues Chord Progressions
From A to Z - These are the 26 blues chord progressions, extracted from my book Blues Chord Progressions for Ukulele from A to Z for use with on-line and private students.
QuickStart Chord Progressions Play-along Series
QUICKSTART Rhythm Section CD contains 24 unique styles designed for contemporary lead guitar. Each track is devoted to a scale covered in the QUICKSTART Scale Fingerings for Lead Guitar and QUICKSTART Scale Fingerings for Ukulele.
There are four background tracks for each scale featuring the chords of the scale. These tracks give you the opportunity to explore the sound of each scale in a lead guitar setting.
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