The Major Scale
Total Guitar|December 2018
The Major Scale

Learn some easy lead guitar licks as we take a look at one of the most commonly used scales in music

“I see we’re looking at a scale this month. What do I need to know?”

Scales are a quick, easy way of choosing which notes to use when you’re improvising or writing a guitar solo. In general, the notes of a scale will sound good together, especially if the music you’re playing over also uses those notes.

“Surely I can play notes that aren’t in the scale, can’t I?”


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December 2018