Guitar Basics: How to Build Scales on Acoustic Guitar, Part I (Major Scales)

From the October 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY GRETCHEN MENN THE PROBLEMYou’re at the mercy of the scales you’ve memorized by rote learning or what you can decipher by ear. You don’t understand how the scale patterns are built, what functions the notes have, or how to transpose them. THE SOLUTIONLook at the basics of scale formation, and then apply … Continue reading Guitar Basics: How to Build Scales on Acoustic Guitar, Part I (Major Scales)