Jazz Waltz. Lydian Sharp Five Scale (Full)

John Scofileld Lydian Sharp 5 scaleIn this tutorial we take the Lydian mode and sharpen its fifth. Although most guitarists will be unfamiliar with this scale, Eb Lydian sharp five has only one flat note (Eb, F, G, A, B, C and D). Furthermore, all the various scale patterns are written out so, whatever your level, you shouldn’t have any problem playing along to this lesson’s backing track. Previously, in the The Classic Touch. Mixolydian Flat 6 lesson we looked at the fifth mode, G Mixolydian flat 6: (more…)

The Classic Touch. Mixolydian Flat 6 (Full)

The Classic Touch. Mixolydian Flat 6It’s big, it’s majestic – it’s the mixolydian flat 6 scale. This scale is only one note away from a scale that will be familiar to most guitarists. The shapes are written out, so you shouldn’t have too many problems. In this tutorial we’re going to be looking at the 5th mode of C melodic minor – G Mixolydian flat 6: (more…)

Get Connected. Pentatonic Scale Positions

The idea of this feature is to take a well-known, all-purpose scale shape used by pretty much every guitarist and look at various ways of linking it with a whole network of complementary shapes all over the fretboard. Before reading on, try this little experiment: locate the backing track in the folder and improvise along with it, using any licks that you know in the key of A minor… (more…)

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