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Play Guitar!!!! your own way and develop your own personal style. You can learn a lot about playing the guitar by listening and copying other musicians but it is important to play guitar your own way too. Let your mind flow and wander as you learn to play guitar licks. Add your own flavor and your own style. Think of ways to add pull offs and hammer on technique while you work on your finger dexterity. Playing guitar is a creative process and it is part of the joy of playing. It is your imagination that will bring out the best of your playing. If you learn the basic scales well enough you will be able to let your creativity flow without conscious thought. You will gradually develop the true ability improvise and just play guitar.


Pentatonic Scales: Guitar lessons and learning to play favorite songs...

Pentatonic Scales: Guitar lessons and learning to play favorite songs...: Learn an excellent and fast guitar learning method from a skilled teacher and player.    If you have always wanted to learn the guitar b...

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Pentatonic Scales: Pentatonic Scale spice up with 3 note chords and r...: Playing Pentatonic scales can provide very cool Jazz and Blues Licks just by hitting single notes and bending the strings. However, if you ...

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Pentatonic Scales: Playing Guitar Pentatonic Scales with Backing Tracks

This article from pentatonicscales.org gives great advice on how to improve your finger dexterity and how to learn to play guitar like the pros.  check out the link after reading the following paragraphs and start practicing today.

Pick out the key for the pentatonic scale type in “backing track in key of A for guitar” for example and see what comes up. You will find several different options based on the type of jam you want to play and the speed of the beat. Check out a couple different tracks and start jamming on your pentatonic scales while incorporating some riffs, licks and bends and listen to the tone and pitch. If you can tune your guitar with a pitch pipe you should be able to hear the notes that are in or out of key.

When you are doing your bends in the pentatonic scales you have to be especially aware of the pitch of the bend. The bluesy sound of the blues comes in part from the bending of the strings to add emphasis and feeling. However, bending of the guitar strings will change the pitch of that note and it can bring the note into or out of the proper key. The only way to keep the pitch of the note in the right key when bending notes in the pentatonic scale is by ear and therefore by many hours of practice with backing tracks.





Pentatonic Scales: Playing Guitar Pentatonic Scales with Backing Tracks

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