GUITAR TECHNIQUE 018: 3 Note Per String Scales

November 25, 2018:
3 Note Per String Scales

 NEW  This unique Creative Guitar Studio course  explores exercises for increasing dexterity and coordination between the hands. The goal of the course is to increase awareness, mobility and control.

Lesson 018 of Guitar Technique studies the technique and practical application of, "3 Note Per String" scale patterns.

The application of "3 Note Per String" Scales adopts a seven pattern breakdown of the neck in where each fingering shape applies three notes on each guitar string. This opens up the possibility for performing very fast scale runs using triple meter feel, (i.e., 8th and 16th-note triplets).

Examples of all seven scale shapes are provided within this lesson plan. They are positioned from off of the "Major Key" Tonic note. 

The patterns and examples will work to help establish solid control over the basic principles required when performing licks and runs using the 3 note per string scale shapes.

The video lessons (along with the PDF handout), will help to clarify how 3 note per string scale techniques can be developed and then applied onto the guitar in several unique ways.

Part one and two of the lesson will focus on laying out scale patterns /runs, along with building 3 note per string accuracy. Part three and four of the lesson will apply the 3 Note Per String scales within lines and articulated licks.

Paying members of the Creative Guitar website can watch both video lessons and download the PDF handout...

Join the member's area to download the PDF handout and start study of these exercises. Study all of the examples with full access to both video lessons...

Watch the Part One Video FREE on YouTube:

PART ONE: (Free on YouTube)
Exercise one develops the scale pattern on the fingerboard using two 3-note per string exercise examples.

PART TWO:  Exercise two builds further scale accuracy using two studies that include a wide interval drill along with a sequencing exercise.

Exercise three works on a fast 3-note per string scale run.

PART FOUR:  Exercise four adds more complexity to the use of 3-note per string scales through rhythmic and technical embellishments.

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