The Kindle version of 25 Major Pentatonic Licks for Blues Guitar is free until Dec. 27, 2012. It contains 25 new and original Major Pentatonic blues guitar licks. Each lick has a corresponding audio example which is available for free download (no strings attached!) Also included are 3, high quality backing tracks at different speeds to get you playing as soon as possible. Also in this book there is a great section on how to practice these lines so they naturally incorporate into your playing.
If you ever wanted to learn how to play lead guitar, this is the scale you start with it. The beauty of this type of scale is that you don't have to worry about playing any of the notes in the scale that would sound bad across any of the chord changes. Once you memorize the scale and learn to play it in a few positions up and down the neck, all you really need to do is to let your ear guide you on how to put the notes together.
When you first download the book, you might be a little confused when the author says, "This book contains 25 new and original minor blues guitar licks. There are 5 licks for each of the 5 blues scale shapes shown below."
I'm not sure if that is a mistake or not. Is he teaching you a major or a minor pentatonic scale? It depends on your root note, you see... because both scales use the same fingering pattern, but depending on the root note, you can make it sound bluesy or bright. Watch the video below to get a better understanding of what I'm talking about.
Click here to download your copy of the book now. And keep in mind, that these scale patterns can be both major and minor depending on the root note as explained in the above video. If you get confused feel free to post a question in this section of forums, and I'll try and help you out if I can.
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